John Matthew Heard Jr. is a famous American actor who was born in the year 1945, 7th March which makes his age 60 years at present. He is known for his role as Peter McCallister in the movie Home Alone which once and even today is taken as one of the hilarious movies. He also has starred in the movies like Awakenings, Cutter’s Way, Cat People, White Chicks and a television movie named Sharknado.
He was born in Washington D.C.; his father’s name was John Matthew Sr. who used to work for Pentagon and his mother’s name was Helen Heard. He went to Gonzaga College, Clark University and the Catholic university of America. His bio and other info include the following details.
In the early 1970s, he appeared on the stage, film, and televisions. He appeared in the play named The Wager in the year 1974. In the year 1979, he played the role of Arthur Dimmesdale in a television production of The Scarlet Letter. He also won the Obie Awards for his performance in Othello and Split in the year 1979 and 1980 respectively. He was the male lead in the movie named Head Over Heels in the year 1979.
He also starred in the role of Alex Cutter in the movie named Cutter’s Way in the year 1981. He also played the character of Nastassja Kinski in the remake of the movie named Cat People. In the year 1984, he portrayed the role of George Cooper in the C.H.U.D. with the actor from Home Alone, Daniel Stern. He also has a starring role in the movie named “The trip to Bountiful” in the year 1985. He played the role of a monk named Brother Timothy in the year 1985 comedy drama movie named Heaven Help Us. There has been an announcement that he will be playing the role of the elderly billionaire in the novel adaptation of John Grisham’s The Testament.
He was married to an actress named Margot Kidder for only six days which is one of the weirdest happenings in his field of career. He also has a son named John from his ex-girlfriend Melissa Leo. He was arrested in the year 1991 and was charged with a third-degree assault for slapping Leo. He was found guilty of trespassing Leo’s house in the year 1997. He has two former wives, Sharon Heard, and Lana Pritchard; Sharon and he have two children together named Max and Annika. He and Pritchard married on 24th May 2010.
His net worth is estimated to be around 2.5 million USD. He currently lives in his house in Los Angeles which is situated in California. He has a weight of over 83 kilos and is 1.76 meters in height. He said at an event that he hated to smoke. He does not seem to be an active social media user as he does not have any twitter or facebook accounts. He also portrayed the role of Matthew in the Word of Promise audio bible. He also has won a Theatre World Award in the year 1996.