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John Heard, Dad from 'Home Alone', Dies at 71

The Hollywood Reporter logo The Hollywood Reporter 7/22/2017 Patrick Shanley
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Actor John Heard, best known for his role as the father to Macaulay Culkin's character in the '90s Home Alone films, died on Saturday, the Santa Clara County coroner's office confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 71.

The cause of Heard's death is still under investigation.

John Heard - H 2017 Getty:   © Gabriel Olsen/gettyimages  

In addition to his role as Peter McCallister in Home Alone, Heard also had many other acting credits that include Big, The Pelican Brief, Miami Vice, Modern Family and many, many more. Heard earned an Emmy nomination for best guest star in a drama series in 1999 for his role as Detective Vin Makazian on HBO's The Sopranos.

Recently, he appeared on WGN's TV drama Outsiders and CBS' MacGyver.

He is survived by children John Matthew, Annika and Max Heard.

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