Actor who played father in 'Home Alone' dead at 72 - FOX Carolina 21

Actor who played father in 'Home Alone' dead at 72

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John Heard (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) John Heard (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
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Actor John Heard, who played the father in the holiday classic “Home Alone,” died on Friday, according to TMZ.

TMZ reports that police were called to a hotel in Palo Alto, CA after a maid found the actor dead.

Heard was reportedly staying at the hotel while he recovered from minor back surgery.

Heard was 72 years old.

Read more about John Heard’s career here.

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