Actor John Heard found dead in Palo Alto hotel room
John Heard, the actor best known for playing the father in the “Home Alone” movies was found dead Saturday in a hotel room in Palo Alto, TMZ is reporting.
The actor, 72, was reportedly staying at the undisclosed hotel to recover from minor back surgery he had at Stanford Medical Center on Wednesday, his representative told TMZ.
Family sources tell TMZ he was found dead by the maid service, and police responded to the hotel for a report of a medical emergency.
Heard played Peter McCallister, Macaulay Culkin’s character’s father, in the “Home Alone” movies.
He was also in the first “Sharknado” movie.