‘Home Alone’ actor John Heard found dead in California hotel
72-year-old Actor John Heard, who played the role of Macaulay Culkin in hit 90s movies Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, was reportedly found dead in his hotel room.
Though the cause of his death has not yet been made public, however TMZ reports that the police was called to the actor’s Palo Alto, California hotel room for a medical emergency, but Heard was pronounced dead on arrival.
The actor who was recuperating in the hotel after undergoing a “minor back surgery” on Wednesday at Stanford Medical Center, was married to actress Margot Kidder for less than a week in 1979.
His only surviving child, John Matthew “Jack” Heard, was conceived with ex-girlfriend, actress Melissa Leo.
John Heard’s role as Peter McCallister in Home Alone shot him to fame. He also went on to star in A-list films like Big, Beaches, Gladiator, and Pelican Brief. Heard’s last movie role was in the 2016 drama, So B. It.