Our hearts are shattered! John Heard, everyone’s favorite movie dad, died on July 21. Read the shocking details surrounding the ‘Home Alone’ star’s death here.John Heard, a.k.a. Kevin McCallister’s dad from Home Alone to us true ’80s and ’90s kids, died on July 21 in Palo Alto, CA, TMZ is reporting. The actor was found dead in his hotel room by the cleaning service, family sources said. The authorities came to the Palo Alto hotel after being called for a medical emergency. However, John was pronounced dead on the scene. He was 72.The cause of the beloved actor’s death is currently unknown as the coroner investigates. John’s rep has revealed the actor had “minor back surgery” on July 19 at Stanford Medical Center, and was staying at the hotel he died in while he was recovering. We could not be more devastated by the news. Click here to see the saddest deaths of 2017.Apart from playing the greatest dad ever to in Home Alone and Home Alone 2, John also took on big roles in the films Big, Beaches, Gladiator and the Pelican Brief. He also hit the small screen with parts on classic TV shows like Miami Vice and The Sopranos. However, John didn’t take himself too seriously as an actor, even joining the cast of the unintentionally hilarious Sharknado.
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