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John Heard

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Miami Vice Character
Laurence Thurmond ("One Way Ticket")
Born
March 7, 1945
Washington, D.C.
Died
July 21, 2017
Palo Alto, California (age 72)
Active years
1975–2017
Spouse/Children
Margot Kidder (1979-1980, divorced)
Sharon Heard (1988-1996, divorced, two children)
Lana Pritchard (2010, divorced)
one son with Melissa Leo


John Matthew Heard, Jr. (March 7, 1945 – July 21, 2017) was an American actor, who appeared in the show Miami Vice as Laurence Thurmond, a defense attorney who is a friend of ADA Robert Langley (and defending his killer Philippe Sagot, and working for Jean Faber) and has an adversarial relationship with James "Sonny" Crockett in the episode "One Way Ticket"

CareerEdit

Heard was born in Washington, D.C. He graduated from Clark University in Massachusetts, then performed off-Broadway. He appeared in numerous TV & movie roles, his most known was as Kevin McCallister's father Peter in Home Alone and its' sequel, Home Alone 2: Lost In New York.

Some of his other roles follow:

Personal Life/DeathEdit

Heard was married to Margot Kidder from 1979 until their 1980 divorce (the actual marriage lasted six days), then married to Sharon Heard from 1988 until their 1996 divorce; they had two children, Max (1994-2016) & Annika, later Heard married Lana Pritchard for six months in 2010. Heard also has a son, John Matthew "Jack" III (born 1987), with actress Melissa Leo. Heard died on July 21, 2017, in Palo Alto, California where he was recovering from back surgery at the age of 72.

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