John Heard’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 7, 1945

Death Date

July 21, 2017

Age of Death

72 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack


Movie Actor

The movie actor John Heard died at the age of 72 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Television and film actor who is best known for his role as father Peter McCallister in the Home Alone films. His other films include Chilly Scenes of Winter, Sharknado, Cutter’s Way, and The Pelican Brief. 

He divorced his third wife, Lana Pritchard, in 2010. He had children named Max, John and Annika. 



“Television is fast and loose. You have two or three takes to get your part right, and if you have a problem, well, by the time you figure it out, everyone’s moved on to the next scene. It’s good training, keeps you on your toes.” (John Heard)


“For ‘The Trip To Bountiful,’ I was worried about being too heavy, because I supposedly had just gotten out of the hospital.” (John Heard)


“Pauline Kael said that Rip Torn could get angrier faster than any other American actor: that he could go from zero to 10 in 1.8 seconds or something like that.” (John Heard)


“Lauren Bacall, James Garner, and Jack Lemmon – they’re all gone now, but I was so impressed by them.” (John Heard)