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John Heard is a Actor and In Memory Of American born on 7 march 1945 at Washington, D.C. (USA)

John Heard

John Heard
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Birth name John Matthew Heard Jr.
Nationality USA
Birth 7 march 1945 at Washington, D.C. (USA)
Death 21 july 2017 (at 72 years)

John Matthew Heard, Jr. (born March 7, 1945) is an American actor known for his recurring role as Peter McCallister, in the first two installments of the Home Alone movie series.

He starred or was featured in films including Awakenings, Cutter's Way, Chilly Scenes of Winter, Cat People, Deceived, The Milagro Beanfield War, The Pelican Brief, and White Chicks, and the TV-movie Sharknado.


Heard was married for six days to actress Margot Kidder in 1979. He has a son, John Matthew "Jack" Heard, with ex-girlfriend Melissa Leo. Heard was arrested in 1991 and charged with third-degree assault for allegedly slapping Leo. In 1997, he was found guilty of trespassing Leo's home in Baltimore, Maryland's Fell's Point neighborhood, but acquitted of charges of trespassing at their son's school. He has two other former wives, Sharon Heard and Lana Pritchard. Sharon and Heard have two children together, son Max and a daughter named Annika. Heard and Pritchard married on May 24, 2010, in Los Angeles.

Best films

Home Alone (1990)
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
The Pelican Brief (1993)
Big (1988)
Snake Eyes (1998)
Beaches (1989)

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Filmography of John Heard (81 films)

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So B. It
So B. It (2017)

Directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal
Origin USA
Themes Films about children, Children's films
Actors Talitha Bateman, Jessica Collins, Alfre Woodard, John Heard, Jacinda Barrett, Dash Mihok
Roles Thurman
Rating67% 3.3907053.3907053.3907053.3907053.390705
A 12-year-old girl named Heidi DeMuth (Talitha Bateman) decides to take a solo trip across the country.
Boys of Abu Ghraib, 1h42
Origin USA
Actors Sean Astin, Sara Paxton, Luke Moran, John Heard, Michael Welch, Scott Patterson
Roles Sam Farmer

The film starts in 2003, the day before 22-year-old Jack Farmer (Luke Moran) ships out for Iraq, having joined the Army Reserves in hopes of being part of something bigger than himself.
Runner Runner, 1h31
Directed by Brad Furman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Jeu, Seafaring films, Transport films, Poker
Actors Ben Affleck, Gemma Arterton, Justin Timberlake, Anthony Mackie, David Costabile, John Heard
Roles Harry Furst
Rating56% 2.8001052.8001052.8001052.8001052.800105
Richie Furst used to have a lucrative career on Wall Street; this history prevents him from receiving tuition assistance at Princeton, so he funds his master's degree by referring students to online gambling, for which he receives a cut. After the dean threatens to expel him for these activities, Richie tries to win his tuition using his excellent poker skills in online gambling, but he loses all his money to a cheater, something he is able to prove by statistics.
Torn (2013)
, 1h20
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films about terrorism, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Mahnoor Baloch, Faran Tahir, John Heard, Patrick Saint-Esprit, Jeffrey Weissman, Adam Lazarre-White
Roles Detective Kalkowitz
Rating59% 2.9537652.9537652.9537652.9537652.953765
It's the story of two mothers Maryam (Mahnoor Baloch) and Lea (Dendrie Taylor), grieving over their dead teenage sons and then begin to wonder if the other's son wasn't responsible for their child's death.
The Insomniac, 1h43
Directed by Monty Miranda
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Clare Grant, Danny Trejo, Keith Szarabajka, John Heard, Alimi Ballard, Steve Agee
Roles Paul Epstein
Rating55% 2.774382.774382.774382.774382.77438
After the sudden loss of his father, John Figg (Salazar) moves back into his childhood home in Glendale, California. There, he begins his life anew with his trusty dog Timber, his soon-to-be fiance Martha (Grant), and his new job promotion from his quirky boss Paul Epstein (Heard).
Assault on Wall Street, 1h37
Directed by Uwe Boll
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes La mondialisation
Actors Dominic Purcell, Erin Karpluk, Edward Furlong, John Heard, Keith David, Michael Paré
Roles Jeremy Stancroft
Rating59% 2.998682.998682.998682.998682.99868
In the midst of 2008 financial crisis, a portfolio-manager instructs his employees to neglect the best-interest of clients in order to increase company profits.
Sharknado (2013)
, 1h26
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about animals, La fin du monde, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about sharks, Natural horror films, Mise en scène d'un poisson, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Tara Reid, Ian Ziering, John Heard, Cassie Scerbo, Jaason Simmons, Chuck Hittinger
Roles George
Rating33% 1.65591.65591.65591.65591.6559
A freak cyclone hits Los Angeles causing man-eating sharks to be scooped up in water spouts and flood the city with shark-infested seawater. Bar-owner and surfer Fin sets out with his friends, Baz, Nova, and George, to rescue his estranged wife, April, and their teenage daughter, Claudia, after the bar and boardwalk is destroyed in flooding. While heading to April's home, the group stops in a freeway to save people as flooding causes sharks to attack. George is killed and the group learns of a tornado warning. They arrive at April's house just before the first floor is flooded and shark-infested. Collin, April's boyfriend, is eaten by sharks, but the rest of the group escape unharmed.
Snake & Mongoose
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, Road movies
Actors Jesse Williams, Noah Wyle, Ian Ziering, John Heard, Ashley Hinshaw, Maxwell Perry Cotton
Roles Wally Parks
Rating57% 2.8565752.8565752.8565752.8565752.856575
The film tells the story of the rivalry between drag racing drivers Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen and their groundbreaking accomplishments in the world of drag racing.
A Perfect Ending, 1h50
Directed by Nicole Conn
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Jessica Clark, Barbara Niven, Cathy DeBuono, John Heard, Morgan Fairchild, Rebecca Staab
Roles Mason Westridge
Rating57% 2.854192.854192.854192.854192.85419
The movie immediately introduces the two main protagonists. Paris (Jessica Clark) is a young, dark-haired woman who works as a high-priced escort/call-girl but is a creative artist by nature. Rebecca (Barbara Niven), a blond, straight up, middle-aged Stepford wife. The initial voice-over also narrates a cancer affliction that has grown beyond hope.
Would You Rather, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Actors Brittany Snow, Sasha Grey, Jeffrey Combs, Jonny Coyne, Jonny Coyne, John Heard
Roles Conway
Rating57% 2.8508852.8508852.8508852.8508852.850885
Iris (Brittany Snow), a young woman caring for her sick brother Raleigh (Logan Miller), is unable to afford his treatment costs. Dr. Barden (Lawrence Gilliard, Jr.), the doctor treating Raleigh, introduces Iris to Shepard Lambrick (Jeffrey Combs), a seemingly philanthropic aristocrat, who offers her a deal: if she competes and wins in a game, his charitable foundation will pay for Raleigh's leukemia treatment and locate him a bone marrow donor. Iris reluctantly accepts.
Too Big to Fail, 1h38
Directed by Curtis Hanson
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Political films
Actors William Hurt, Edward Asnere, Billy Crudup, Paul Giamatti, Topher Grace, Matthew Modine
Roles Joe Gregory
Rating72% 3.6486153.6486153.6486153.6486153.648615
Too Big to Fail chronicles the 2008 financial meltdown, focusing on the actions of U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson (William Hurt) to contain the problems during the period of August 2008 to October 13, 2008. Dick Fuld (James Woods), CEO of Lehman Brothers, is seeking external investment, but investors are wary as Lehman is seriously exposed to toxic housing assets and the Treasury is ideologically opposed to offering any sort of bailout as it did for Bear Stearns.
Formosa Betrayed, 1h43
Directed by Adam Kane
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Political films
Actors James Van Der Beek, Wendy Crewson, John Heard, Tzi Ma, Leslie Hope, Will Tiao
Roles Tom Braxton
Rating63% 3.1500153.1500153.1500153.1500153.150015
Inspired by two actual events, one surrounding the death of Professor Chen Wen-chen (陳文成) of Carnegie Mellon University in 1981, and the other the 1984 assassination of journalist Henry Liu in California by Chen Chi-li and his fellow Bamboo Union members, Formosa Betrayed is the story of FBI Agent Jake Kelly's (James Van Der Beek) investigation of the murder of Henry Wen (Joseph Foronda), a Taiwanese professor in Chicago. With the help of his partner Tom Braxton (John Heard) and a sharp Chicago police detective (Leslie Hope), Agent Kelly discovers that the murderers have fled to Taipei, capital of Republic of China (Taiwan).
Justice League: The New Frontier, 1h15
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Mise en scène d'un lapin ou d'un lièvre, Batman films, Superman films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors David Boreanaz, Miguel Ferrer, Neil Patrick Harris, Lucy Lawless, Kyle MacLachlan, John Heard
Roles Ace Morgan
Rating69% 3.4977053.4977053.4977053.4977053.497705
The film, set between 1953 and 1960, opens with an unknown entity (Keith David) narrating that it has witnessed the evolution of life on Earth and has decided to eradicate mankind because of its capacity of violence and destruction. At the end of the Korean War, United States Air Force pilot Hal Jordan (David Boreanaz) and his wingman, Kyle "Ace" Morgan (John Heard), are attacked by enemy pilots. Hal is shot down, ejects to safety and is forced to kill a North Korean soldier, causing him to be hospitalized for mental trauma. At Gotham Observatory, scientist Dr. Saul Erdel inadvertently teleports J'onn J'onzz (Miguel Ferrer)—the last survivor of the Green Martian race—to Earth. The shock of J'onn's sudden appearance causes Erdel a heart attack. Unable to return to Mars, J'onn disguises himself as Erdel and takes his wallet and identification.
The Lucky Ones, 1h55
Directed by Neil Burger
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Historical
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Political films, Road movies
Actors Tim Robbins, Rachel McAdams, Michael Peña, Kerry Bishé, Molly Hagan, Mark L. Young
Roles Bob
Rating68% 3.447613.447613.447613.447613.44761
Having completed his latest tour of duty, which kept him overseas for nearly two years, middle-aged Sgt. Fred Cheaver has retired from military service and is returning home to his wife and son in suburban St. Louis. Pfc. Colee Dunn and Sgt. T.K. Poole each have a thirty-day leave, and both are headed to Las Vegas. Colee plans to visit the family of her boyfriend, a soldier who was killed in action after saving her life, and T.K. wants to engage the services of a sex surrogate he hopes will cure the impotence he is experiencing as the result of a shrapnel injury before he reunites with his girlfriend.
Generation Gap, 1h35
Directed by Bill L. Norton
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Edward Asnere, Rue McClanahan, Danielle Savre, Catherine Mary Stewart, Jack Conley, Ralph Waite
Roles Principal Winters
Rating64% 3.2429453.2429453.2429453.2429453.242945
Suite aux bagarres multiples pour lesquelles il est renvoyé de l'école, sa mère envoie son fils chez son grand-père pour l'été à Greenville. Ce dernier étant colonel durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale tente de corriger son petit-fils.