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John Matthew Heard Jr (1945 - 2017)

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John Matthew Heard Jr
Born in Washington, District of Columbia, United Statesmap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married (to ) [location unknown]
Father of [private son (1980s - unknown)]
Died in Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Dec 2015 | Last significant change: 8 Nov 2018
13:12: Nicolas LaPointe edited the Biography for John Heard Jr. [Thank Nicolas for this]
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Categories: American Notables | Actors | Famous Actors of the 20th Century.

John Heard Jr is Notable.


Son of John Matthew Heard Sr. and Helen Cleo Sperling.

Husband of (1st) Margot Kidder (married for only 6 days in 1979)

ex-Boyfriend of Melissa Leo (around 1987) - 1 child from this relationship (John "Jack" Matthew Heard)

Husband of (2nd) Sharon Heard (1988 - 1996) - 2 children - Max and Annika

Husband of (3rd) Lana Pritchard (24 May 2010 - 22 December 2010) - married in Los Angeles.

Actor best known for his portrayal of Peter McCallister in the Home Alone series.

He passed away on 21 July 2017 in a hotel in Palo Alto, California. He had been recovering from back surgery, however, he died of a heart attack which the coroner determined was unrelated to his surgery.


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On 24 Jul 2017 at 06:20 GMT C (Sälgö) S wrote:

He passed away July 21, 2017

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