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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)

Usually with

Ian Ziering
Ian Ziering
(4 films)
Tara Reid
Tara Reid
(3 films)
Michael Haley
Michael Haley
(3 films)
Griffin Dunne
Griffin Dunne
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of John Heard (86 films)

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The Tale
The Tale (2018)
, 1h54
Directed by Jennifer Fox, Jennifer Fox
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Laura Dern, Ellen Burstyn, Isabelle Nélisse, Elizabeth Debicki, Isabelle Nélisse, Jason Ritter
Roles William P. Allens
Rating71% 3.598513.598513.598513.598513.59851
Jennifer Fox est une réalisatrice de documentaires réputée et une professeure d'une quarantaine d'années lorsque sa mère, Nettie, l'appelle alarmée après avoir découvert un essai qu'elle avait écrit à l'âge de 13 ans. L'essai porte sur une "relation" que Jennifer a eue à l'âge de 13 ans et qu'elle a écartée car elle contrariait sa mère parce que son petit ami était "plus âgé".
The Last Sharknado: It's About Time, 1h30
Directed by Anthony C. Ferrante
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Seafaring films, Transport films, Time travel films, Films about sharks, Natural horror films, Mise en scène d'un poisson, Comedy horror films, Disaster films
Actors Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Cassie Scerbo, Vivica A. Fox, Judah Friedlander, Tori Spelling
Roles George (archive footage)
Rating35% 1.776911.776911.776911.776911.77691
À l’issue de Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (2017), la tornade de requins avait dévasté la Terre et saccagé le patrimoine de l'humanité, de la Muraille de Chine aux Pyramides d'Égypte. Humanité dont il ne restait d’ailleurs plus grand monde. Fin Shepard (Ian Ziering), se retrouvait seul, errant dans un décor de fin du monde.
So B. It
So B. It (2017)

Directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about children, Children's films
Actors Talitha Bateman, Jessie Collins, Alfre Woodard, John Heard, Jacinda Barrett, Dash Mihok
Roles Thurman
Rating67% 3.389833.389833.389833.389833.38983
A 12-year-old girl named Heidi DeMuth (Talitha Bateman) decides to take a solo trip across the country.
Boys of Abu Ghraib, 1h42
Directed by Luke Moran
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller
Actors Sean Astin, Sara Paxton, Luke Moran, John Heard, Michael Welch, Scott Patterson
Roles Sam Farmer
Rating54% 2.7036452.7036452.7036452.7036452.703645
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, Children's films
Actors Ben Affleck, Gemma Arterton, Justin Timberlake, Anthony Mackie, David Costabile, John Heard
Roles Harry Furst
Rating56% 2.800072.800072.800072.800072.80007
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 St. Esprit, Jeffrey Weissman, Adam Lazarre-White
Roles Detective Kalkowitz
Rating59% 2.9517552.9517552.9517552.9517552.951755
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
Rating48% 2.4331752.4331752.4331752.4331752.433175
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% 2.9990452.9990452.9990452.9990452.999045
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.
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% 2.85292.85292.85292.85292.8529
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.
Sharknado (2013)
, 1h26
Directed by Anthony C. Ferrante
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, 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% 1.6591251.6591251.6591251.6591251.659125
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% 2.8520152.8520152.8520152.8520152.852015
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
Rating56% 2.806632.806632.806632.806632.80663
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.
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% 3.6478053.6478053.6478053.6478053.647805
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
Rating60% 3.000983.000983.000983.000983.00098
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).
Little Hercules
Genres Fantasy
Actors Elliott Gould, Robin Givens, Marc John Jefferies, Diane Venora, Hulk Hogan, Brooke Hogan
Roles Coach Nimms
Rating21% 1.0972351.0972351.0972351.0972351.097235
Petit Hercule quitte le mont Olympe pour aller vivre comme parmi les mortels à Los Angeles.