John Heard


Miami Vice Character
Laurence Thurmond ("One Way Ticket")
March 7, 1945, Washington, D.C.
Margot Kidder (1979-1980, divorced)
Sharon Heard (1988-1996, divorced, two children)
Lana Pritchard (2010, divorced)
one son with Melissa Leo

John Heard (born March 7, 1945) is 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"


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 is 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 LifeEdit

Heard was married to Margot Kidder from 1979 until their 1980 divorce, then married to Sharon Heard from 1988 until their 1996 divorce; they had two children, Max & Annika, later Heard married Lana Pritchard for six months in 2010. Heard also has a son, John Matthew "Jack", with actress Melissa Leo.

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