Home Alone
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guide
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Connect with IMDb



2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

1-20 of 95 items from 2017   « Prev | Next »


John Heard, Scene-Stealing Character Actor from ‘Home Alone’ and ‘The Sopranos,’ Dies at 71

40 minutes ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

John Heard, best known for playing the father in “Home Alone” and its sequels, has died. The news was first reported by TMZ before being confirmed elsewhere; according to the initial report, the actor had “minor back surgery” at Stanford Medical Center earlier this week and was found dead in a Palo Alto hotel room. Heard was 71.

Read MoreGeorge Romero, Horror Icon and ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Director, Dies at 77

An omnipresent character actor who had a habit of stealing scenes throughout his prolific career, Heard also appeared in such films as “Big,” “Awakenings,” “The Chumscrubber,” “C.H.U.D.,” and “The Pelican Brief”; among his television work as a five-episode stint as Detective Vin Makazian on “The Sopranos.”

A crooked cop who shared information with mob boss Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini), Makazian was a forlorn figure who whiled away his days at a brothel — and eventually had his shady dealings catch up with him. »

- Michael Nordine

Permalink | Report a problem


Home Alone Actor John Heard Has Died At 72

47 minutes ago | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

It's a sad day, as actor John Heard, best known for his role as Kevin McCallister's dad, Peter, in the Home Alone movies, has died at the age of 72. »

Permalink | Report a problem


Home Alone star John Heard dies aged 72 – video obituary

1 hour ago | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

John Heard, the actor best known for his role as Peter McCallister in two Home Alone films, has died aged 72. Variety reported that Heard was recovering from back surgery in a hotel room when he died. The actor received an Emmy award for his role as corrupt detective Vin Makazian in The Sopranos

John Heard, star of Home Alone and The Sopranos, dies at 72

Continue reading »

- Guardian Staff

Permalink | Report a problem


Home Alone star John Heard dies aged 72 – video obituary

1 hour ago | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

John Heard, the actor best known for his role as Peter McCallister in two Home Alone films, has died aged 72. Variety reported that Heard was recovering from back surgery in a hotel room when he died. The actor received an Emmy award for his role as corrupt detective Vin Makazian in The Sopranos

John Heard, star of Home Alone and The Sopranos, dies at 72

Continue reading »

- Guardian Staff

Permalink | Report a problem


John Heard Dies: See Pics Of ‘Home Alone’ Star’s Movie Career After Sad Passing

1 hour ago | HollywoodLife | See recent HollywoodLife news »

Truly tragic. Following the sudden news of beloved 'Home Alone' actor John Heard's death at the age of 72, we've assembled some photos looking back at his incredible career and beyond. Check them out. »

- Scott Baumgartner

Permalink | Report a problem


John Heard, 'Home Alone' and 'Sopranos' Actor, Dies at 71

1 hour ago | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

John Heard, the actor best known for his role as Peter McAllister in the Home Alone franchise, died Friday. He was 71.

Related: Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington's Death: New Details Emerge

Santa Clara County corner confirmed Heard's death to Et. According to multiple reports, the actor was found dead in a hotel in Palo Alto, California, reportedly recovering from back surgery. The cause of death is still under investigation.

Heard began his acting career in the 70's, appearing on stage, television and various films. With over 170 acting credits to his name, he had roles in the Tom Hanks film, Big, Beaches, Chilly Scenes of Winter, Heart Beat, Cutter’s Way and Cat People. Heard also appeared in episodes of Battlestar GalacticaNCIS: Los Angeles, Modern Family, Sharnako and Outsiders, as well as had a couple of projects in post-production, including Imprisoned, Graffiti, The Tale, and was filming Broome Street Boys.

Related: Here's »

Permalink | Report a problem


R.I.P. John Heard (1945 – 2017)

1 hour ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Actor John Heard, known for his iconic role as Macaulay Clukin’s oblivious father in the first two Home Alone films, has passed away. He was 72. A cause of death is yet to be revealed.

Heard has been a veteran of the film and television industry since the 1980s, starring in a variety of films and television shows. One of his most other well known roles was opposite Tom Hanks in Big as Paul Davenport, a corporate rival at the toy company. His career on television was a long one, starring in supporting roles in Prison BreakThe Client and CSI: Miami. He received an Emmy nomination for his performance as the corrupt Detective Vin Makazian in The Sopranos‘ first season. He even starred in the very first Sharknado movie. His most recent role was as a guest star in the TV series Outsiders.

What were some of your favourite John Heard roles? »

- Ricky Church

Permalink | Report a problem


Home Alone actor John Heard has died

1 hour ago | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

John Heard is not a name you may instantly recognize, but he is an actor whose face you have seen in dozens of films and television series over the last forty years including C.H.U.D., Cutter's Way, Beaches, Cat People and, most memorably, Home Alone. We are sad to report that Heard passed away yesterday at the age of 72 after undergoing back surgery. Heard had a prolific career that spanned theatre,... Read More »

- Alex Maidy

Permalink | Report a problem


John Heard, star of Home Alone and The Sopranos, dies at 72

1 hour ago | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Actor dies during recovery from back surgery, Variety reportsHeard was married to Superman star Margot Kidder for six days in 1979

John Heard, the actor best known for his role as the father in the Home Alone movies, has died. He was 72.

Heard also starred in movies including After Hours and received an Emmy award for a guest role in the HBO series The Sopranos, as Vin Makazian, a corrupt New Jersey detective.

Continue reading »

- Jessica Glenza in New York

Permalink | Report a problem


John Heard, star of Home Alone and The Sopranos, dies at 72

1 hour ago | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Actor dies during recovery from back surgery, Variety reportsHeard was married to Superman star Margot Kidder for six days in 1979

John Heard, the actor best known for his role as the father in the Home Alone movies, has died. He was 72.

Heard also starred in movies including After Hours and received an Emmy award for a guest role in the HBO series The Sopranos, as Vin Makazian, a corrupt New Jersey detective.

Continue reading »

- Jessica Glenza in New York

Permalink | Report a problem


Home Alone Actor John Heard Passes Away at 72

1 hour ago | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

He also received an Emmy nomination in 1999 for guest starring on The Sopranos

The post Home Alone Actor John Heard Passes Away at 72 appeared first on ComingSoon.net. »

- CS

Permalink | Report a problem


John Heard, Home Alone’s Peter McCallister, Dies at 72

1 hour ago | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Actor John Heard, best known for playing patriarch Peter McCallister in the first 2 Home Alone movies, has passed away at 72. »

- Emily Donn

Permalink | Report a problem


Newswire: R.I.P. Home Alone dad John Heard

2 hours ago | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Variety reports this morning that John Heard, the longtime character actor best-known as the dad in Home Alone, has died at 72. No cause of death is known at this time, but TMZ reports that Heard was found in a hotel where he was reportedly recovering from a “minor back surgery” he had on Wednesday at Stanford Medical Center.

Few actors could rival Heard’s long and varied acting career. He started out in TV movies in the ’70s and was working steadily right up until his death. Although best-known for his patriarch role in two Home Alone movies, he also had major roles in ’80s hits like Big and Beaches. Other standouts from his career heyday include appearances in After Hours, Heaven Help Us, The Trip To Bountiful, and The Pelican Brief.

His career took another upswing when he played Vin Makazian on The Sopranos, a tragically corrupt detective »

- Gwen Ihnat

Permalink | Report a problem


Home Alone Star John Heard Dead at 72

2 hours ago | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

John Heard, best known for his role as Peter McCallister, the beloved dad in the Home Alone movies and his Emmy-nominated role on HBO's The Sopranos, has died at age 72. John was found dead at a hotel in Palo Alto, CA on Friday night, according to sources close to the family. His cause of death is still unclear. The actor had a "minor back surgery" at Stanford Medical Center on Wednesday, TMZ reports. John is survived by his two sons John Matthew "Jack" Heard and Max, and his daughter, Annika. »

- Terry Carter

Permalink | Report a problem


Home Alone, Sopranos Star John Heard Dies at 72

2 hours ago | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

Actor John Heard, who is perhaps best known for playing the father of Kevin McCallister in John Hughes' Home Alone film series of the early '90s, has passed away at the age of 72.

As reported by Variety, the actor was found dead in his hotel room in Palo Alto, Calif. where he had been recovering from

...

Read More > »

- Amanda Bell

Permalink | Report a problem


John Heard Dies: Home Alone Actor Was 71

2 hours ago | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

John Heard of Home Alone and Big fame has passed away. The actor was found dead Friday in a Palo Alto, California hotel room, where he was recovering from recent back surgery, Variety reported Saturday. The Santa Clara Medical Examiner's office confirmed to E! News that Heard, 71, passed away in Palo Alto Friday. The cause of his death remains unknown. Heard is best known for playing Macaulay Culkin's character's father in the first two Home Alone movies. He also played Tom Hanks' character's adversary on the 1988 film Big and starred in the 1981 movie Cutter's Way and the 1988 film Beaches. In the late '90s and »

Permalink | Report a problem


John Heard found dead in hotel room by Jennie Kermode and Amber Wilkinson - 2017-07-22 15:31:18

2 hours ago | eyeforfilm.co.uk | See recent eyeforfilm.co.uk news »

John Heard in Home Alone

Home Alone star John Heard has died, aged 72.

The actor, whose film roles also included Big and The Trip To Bountiful, was reported by TMZ, who broke the story, to have been found dead on Friday in a California hotel, where he had been recovering from back surgery. The cause of death is not yet known.

Heard was much loved for his turn as Macaulay Culkin's hapless dad, and also appeared in films including After Hours, The Pelican Brief, Cutter's Way, Awakenings, Rambling Rose, and the original Sharknado. He had roles in a number of popular Us TV series, including The Sopranos, Prison Break and CSI Miami.

He is survived by children Jack, Max and Annika. »

- Jennie Kermode and Amber Wilkinson

Permalink | Report a problem


John Heard, 'Home Alone' Actor, Dead at 72

2 hours ago | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

John Heard, the actor who portrayed Kevin McAllister's father in a pair of Home Alone films, has died at the age of 72.

The Santa Clara Medical Examiner’s office confirmed Heard's death, Variety reports. TMZ adds that the actor was found dead in his Palo Alto, California hotel room, just days after Heard underwent minor back surgery, his rep said.

An Obie Award-winning actor before he came to Hollywood, Heard broke out in the late Seventies thanks to his role in ChillyScenes of Winter, which was followed by starring roles in 1980's Heart Beat, »

Permalink | Report a problem


John Heard, Star of ‘Home Alone’ Series, Dies at 72

2 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

John Heard, an actor best known for playing Macaulay Culkin’s dad in the original “Home Alone” movies, died Friday in Palo Alto, California. He was 72. The Santa Clarita medical examiner’s office confirmed the death to People. According to TMZ, the actor was found dead in a hotel after recovering from a “minor back surgery” on Wednesday at Stanford Medical Center. In a four-decade career, Heard accumulated scores of credits but was particularly known for supporting roles in high-profile ’80s and ’90s movies such as “Big,” “After Hours,” “Beaches,” “Gladiator” and “The Pelican Brief.” Also Read: Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2017 (Photos) He. »

- Thom Geier

Permalink | Report a problem


John Heard Dies: ‘Home Alone’ Actor Was 72

3 hours ago | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

John Heard, a film and TV actor best known for his iconic role as dad Peter McCallister in the first two Home Alone movies and an Emmy-nominated role on The Sopranos, died Friday. He was 72. The Santa Clara County coroner’s office confirmed Heard’s death to Deadline. The cause is under investigation. The Washington, D.C., native’s acting career began in the mid-1970s in an off-Broadway production of Mark Medoff’s play The Wager. He then segued to television, playing the… »

Permalink | Report a problem


2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

1-20 of 95 items from 2017   « Prev | Next »


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners