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Old 07-22-2017, 08:38 AM
 
Location: The Jar
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The actor best known for his role in "Home Alone" was found dead in his hotel room.

He was recovering from minor back surgery.
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Old 07-22-2017, 09:10 AM
 
Location: So Ca
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How sad.
John Heard, 'Home Alone' Actor, Dead at 72 - Rolling Stone
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Old 07-22-2017, 09:17 AM
 
Location: San Francisco, CA
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Just heard about this. Very sad.

I enjoyed him in the role of Goldie Hawn's deceptive husband in 1991's Deceived.
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Old 07-22-2017, 09:45 AM
 
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Just heard about this. Very sad.

I enjoyed him in the role of Goldie Hawn's deceptive husband in 1991's Deceived.
He was great in that one.

John was so versatile! He was completely believable when playing good guys or bad guys.
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Old 07-22-2017, 09:47 AM
 
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Thanks for adding the link. For some reason, my phone wouldn't share any links. In the past, I have been able to.
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Old 07-22-2017, 03:19 PM
 
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I think it's sad that of all the great roles he's played and movies he's been in, most peopke will only remember him for those stupid "Home Alone" movies. RIP John Heard.
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Old 07-22-2017, 04:13 PM
 
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I always thought he was an outstanding actor. He was great in " Big" in a comedy role. But I thought some of his best work was on the Sopranos. In his final scene his body language and mannerisms were so realistic.

RIP John Heard
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Old 07-22-2017, 04:55 PM
 
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I think it's sad that of all the great roles he's played and movies he's been in, most peopke will only remember him for those stupid "Home Alone" movies. RIP John Heard.
Those movies appealed to the masses mainly because of the genius pen of the late great John Hughes.
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Old 07-22-2017, 07:59 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Really sorry to hear that. He was a darn good actor. RIP John.
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Old 07-24-2017, 11:45 PM
 
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I recently read that his 22 year old son died last year - the mother claims he died because he was overcome by not having a father in his life. Something tells me there is a lot more to come news-wise. Sad news, both deaths.
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