Heard played Peter McCallister, the father of Kevin, played by Macaulay Culkin, in "Home Alone" and "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York."

Heard was found in a Palo Alto, CA hotel by a maid service. He was 72.

Heard received an Emmy nomination for a guest role as a corrupt police detective in 'The Sopranos' and played a key role in Tom Hanks' 'Big.'  Heard was briefly married to fellow actor Margot Kidder.

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