Heartbreaking News For Home Alone Fans
In case you haven’t heard, the world was dealt a devastating blow this weekend, with the loss of actor John Heard, also known as ‘the dad’ in Home Alone.
At just 72-years-old, the man who played Macaulay Culkin’s dad in the Home Alone series, died in his hotel room, according to a report on TMZ.
Reports state that he was found by a maid, with police called for a medical emergency, but was pronounced dead at the scene.
The coroner is currently investigating, with the cause of death unclear at this time. TMZ state that the actor had undergone ‘minor back surgery’ and was recuperating in the hotel room at the time his passing.
Heard leaves behind three children; Jack, Max and Annika.
Sad to read about the death of #JohnHeard. I remember him as the dad in Home Alone. He will be missed.— Lana Turner (@Lana_M_Turner) July 22, 2017
John Heard's finest performance was in Cutter's Way. Seek it out. A fine character actor.— Steve G (@oohhangon) July 22, 2017