John Heard

Biography

Date of Birth 7 March 1945, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Height 5' 9¼" (1.76 m) John Heard is an American actor. He finished high school at Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C., then went on to graduate from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. It took several years before his career progressed. He acted Off-Broadway, winning Obie Awards for his performances in Othello and Split in 1979-80. In the late 1970s, Heard was playing small roles in television and film. In 1979 he played Arthur Dimmesdale in a television production of The Scarlet Letter, and the male lead in the film Head Over Heels. By 1981, he was starring in the film Cutter's Way. In 1990, he was featured in the hugely successful comedy Home Alone (and also starred in its 1992 sequel, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York). He played next to Samuel L. Jackson in 1997's One Eight Seven. Heard also had a role on The Sopranos as crooked cop Vin Makazian. He also has recurring roles on CSI: Miami (as Kenwall 'Duke' Duquesne, father of Calleigh Duquesne) and Prison Break (as Frank Tancredi, Governor of Illinois and father of Sara Tancredi). Heard was married for one year to fellow actor Margot Kidder. He has a son with actor and former girlfriend Melissa Leo. His present wife is named Sharon Heard. He is left handed.

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Birth Name

John Matthew Heard Jr.

Birth Place

Washington D. C., USA

Birth Date

3/7/1946

Death Date

7/21/2017
Known For
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Big

Paul

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The Guardian

Capt. Frank Larson

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The Pelican Brief

Gavin Vereek

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Beaches

John Pierce

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C.H.U.D.

George Cooper

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187

Dave Childress

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Assault on Wall Street

Jeremy Stancroft

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My Fellow Americans

Vice President Ted Matthews

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Cutter's Way (Prime)

Alex Cutter

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The Package

Col. Glen Whitacre

Starring In
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Living Among Us

Andrew

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Sharknado 6: The Last One

George (archive footage)

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The Tale

Bill - Older

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Last Rampage: The Escape of Gary Tison

Blackwell

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Counting for Thunder

Garrett Stalworth

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So B. It

Thurman Hil

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Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero

JP Monroe

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Boiling Pot

Tim Davis

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Boys of Abu Ghraib

Sam Farmer

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Animals

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The Nurse

Frank

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Runner Runner

Harry Furst

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Assault on Wall Street

Jeremy Stancroft

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Sharknado

George

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The Insomniac

Paul Epstein

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Die Chroniken von Phantasia

Nethiah's Father

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Would You Rather

Conway

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A Perfect Ending

Mason Westridge

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Too Big To Fail

Joe Gregory

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The Truth

Jonathan Davenport

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Formosa Betrayed

Tom Braxton

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The Lucky Ones

Bob

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Justice League: The New Frontier

Ace Morgan (voice)

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Prison Break Season 3

Governor Frank Tancredi (10 episodes, 2005-2006)

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The Great Debaters

Sheriff Dozier

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Brothers Three: An American Gothic

Father

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The Guardian

Capt. Frank Larson

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Dead Lenny

Dr. Robert Hooker

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Gamers

Gordon's Dad

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Edison Force

Capt. Brian Tilman

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The Chumscrubber

Officer Lou Bratley

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Sweet Land

Minister Sorrensen

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Steel City

Carl Lee

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Locusts: Day of Destruction

Dr. Peter Axelrod

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The Deal

Professor Roseman

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White Chicks

Warren Vandergeld

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My Tiny Universe

Bobby

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Word of Honor

Dr. Steven Brandt

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The Deal

Professor Roseman

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Mind the Gap

Henry Richards

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Monday Night Mayhem

Roone Arledge

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"O"

Dean Bob Brable

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The Big Heist

Richard Woods

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Animal Factory

James Decker

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Pollock

Tony Smith

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The Photographer

Marcello

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The Witness

Gregor

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Desert Blue

Prof. Lance Davidson

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Snake Eyes

Gilbert Powell

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The Secret Pact

Jerome Carver

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Men

George Babbington

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187

Dave Childress

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Executive Power

Cyrus Walker

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Before And After

Wendell Bye

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My Fellow Americans

Vice President Ted Matthews

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The Pelican Brief

Gavin Vereek

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In the Line of Fire

Professor Riger

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Waterland

Lewis Scott

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Gladiator

John Riley

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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

Peter McCallister

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Radio Flyer

Daugherty

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Deceived

Jack Saunders

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Rambling Rose

Willcox Hillyer (Buddy as an adult)

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Awakenings

Dr. Kaufman

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Home Alone

Peter

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Mindwalk

Thomas Harriman

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The Package

Col. Glen Whitacre

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Cross of Fire

David 'D.C.' Stephenson

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Beaches

John Pierce

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The Seventh Sign

Reverend

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The Milagro Beanfield War

Charlie Bloom

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Big

Paul

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Betrayed

Michael 'Mike' Carnes

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Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam

Johnny Boy? (voice)

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The Telephone

Telephone Man

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Necessity

Charlie

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The Trip to Bountiful

Ludie Watts

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After Hours

Tom the Bartender

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Heaven Help Us

Brother Timothy

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C.H.U.D.

George Cooper

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Violated

Skipper

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Too Scared to Scream

Steve

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Legs

Dan Foster

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Cat People

Oliver Yates

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Cutter's Way (Prime)

Alex Cutter

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Heart Beat

Jack Kerouac

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The Scarlet Letter

Arthur Dimmesdale

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Chilly Scenes of Winter

Charles

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On the Yard

Juleson

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Between the Lines

Harry Lucas

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First Love

David Bonner

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