Actor John Heard has died

Best known for his role as Peter McCallister in the Home Alone Films & Beaches, died Friday at the age of 72!

Heard appeared in a number of memorable supporting roles throughout the 1980s and 1990s, including the Academy Award-nominated movie Awakenings alongside Robert De Niro and the late Robin Williams, as well as the legal thriller The Pelican Brief, starring Julia Roberts.

Heard also guest starred on the long-running TV series The Sopranos, a role that earned him an Emmy nomination in 1999.

Most recently, he made appearances on Modern Family, Elementary and the new MacGyver.