BREAKING: “Home Alone” Star Found DEAD In Hotel Room

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We are saddened to report that John Heard, the actor best known for his role as the dad in the original “Home Alone” movies, died on Friday, July 21. He was 72.

According to TMZ, he was found in a hotel in Palo Alto, California by the maid service and was pronounced dead at the scene after police were called.


The Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office confirmed his death.

“I can confirm that our officers responded with the fire department to a hotel in our city yesterday on a report of a person in need of medical aid,” a spokesperson from the Palo Alto Police Department told People. “The person was determined to be deceased. While still under investigation, the death is not considered suspicious at this time.”

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The Emmy nominee had undergone minor back surgery earlier this week and was said to be recovering at the hotel. Heard’s cause of death has not been immediately released.

In addition to Home Alone and Gladiator, Mr Heard had appeared in numerous other films and television series. That includes TV appearances in The Sopranos, and Miami Vice. He was also in the movies “Beaches”, “Big”, “Awakenings”, “Pelican Brief”, and the first “Sharknado” movie.


Heard had three marriages including one to actress Margot Kidder. He is survived by three children including one with former partner Academy Award-winning actress Melissa Leo.

He was arrested in 1991 and charged with third-degree assault for allegedly slapping Leo. In 1997 he was found guilty of trespassing Leo’s Baltimore home, Fox reports.

Rest in peace brother. Thanks for the memories…

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