Hollywood is in mourning today after it was reported that John Heard, who was best known for his role in the “Home Alone” movies, passed away. He was 72 years-old.
Daily Mail reported that Heard was found dead in a hotel in Palo Alto, California by the maid service. The actor had minor back surgery on Wednesday and was in the hotel to recover from it.
“I can confirm that our officers responded with the Fire Department to a hotel in our city yesterday on a report of a person in need of medical aid,” the Palo Alto Police Department said in a statement. “The person was determined to be deceased. While still under investigation, the death is not considered suspicious at this time.”
The cause of death is not known at this time.
Heard was best known for playing Peter McCallister in the “Home Alone” movies. He also starred in other films like “Big” and “Gladiator.”
Rest in peace, John Heard!