John Heard was a popular film actor who has starred in several films and television shows. He was active in his career from 1975 to 2017. He has starred in movies like ‘The Pelican Brief’, ‘Cat People’, ‘Chilly Scenes of Winter’, ‘Animal Factory’, ‘My Fellow Americans’, and ‘Deceived’. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of John Heard in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
John Heard Jr. was born in March 1946, in Washington, D.C. His parents were John Henry Heard and Helen Heard. His mother used to appear in community theatre, and his father was employed in the Secretary of Defense. He went to Gonzaga College High School and later attended Clark University.
He has also been to the Catholic University of America. His sister is actress Cordis. He died on July 21, 2017, after having a heart attack. He was 71 at the time of his death and died in Palo Alto, California.
In 1979, John Heard got married to Margot Kidder. The couple divorced in just six days. In 1988, h got married for the second time to Sharon Heard. The couple divorced in 1966. In 2010, he married Lana Pritchard. He has also been in relationships with Brooke Adams, Terri Garber, and Melissa Leo. He had three children two from his marriage and one with Melissa Leo.
Career, Award & Nominations
In 1977, John Heard was seen in the movies ‘Between the Lines’ and ‘First Love’. In the ‘80s, he acted in films like ‘Cat People’, ‘Too Scared to Scream’, ‘The Trip to Bountiful’, ‘The Telephone’, and ‘The Package’. In the 1990s, he starred in ‘Home Alone’, ‘Gladiator’, ‘The Pelican Brief’, and ‘Desert Blue’.
The actor went on to star in many movies in the 2000s including ‘Pollock’, ‘O’, ‘White Chicks’, and ‘The Deal’. His other film roles include ‘Formosa Betrayed’, ‘A Perfect Ending’, ‘Snake and Mongoose’, ‘Last Rampage’, and ‘Living Among Us’.
In television, he appeared in ‘The Client’ in 1995. He has also appeared in ‘The Sopranos’, ‘Jack & Bobby’, ‘Prison Break’, and ‘The Lizzie Borden Chronicles’. He has twice received the Obbie Award and has also won the Theatre World Award. In 1999, Heard received a nomination for the Emmy Award. He has also appeared in the short films ‘Red State Blues’, ‘Jazz Night’, and ‘Fair Play’.
Net Worth & Earnings
An actor who has appeared in a number of films and television shows must have made good net worth? He has won awards and has also done theater plays. His net worth at the time of his death was $3.5 million. He has also starred in many TV movies like ‘Valley Forge’, ‘Legs’, ‘Cross of Fire’, ‘Because Mommy Works’, ‘Perfect Murder, Perfect Town’, ‘Word of Honor’, ‘The Big Heist’, and ‘Too Big to Fail’.
John Heard may not be between us, but he is always remembered for his works. His acting role has fetched him many honors including an induction into the Theatre Hall of Fame of Gonzaga College High School.