John Heard

1946 - 2017

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John Heard Jr. (March 7, 1946 – July 21, 2017) was an American actor. He appeared in a number of successful films, including Heart Beat (1980), Cutter's Way (1981), Cat People (1982), C.H.U.D. (1984), After Hours (1985), Beaches (1988), The Package (1989), and Deceived (1991). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Heard has received more than 95,710 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). John Heard is the 1,211th most popular actor (down from 1,208th in 2019), the 2,229th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,233rd in 2019) and the 600th most popular American Actor.

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  • 30

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  • 3.57

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  • 3.83

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Among actors, John Heard ranks 1,211 out of 10,030Before him are Jason Bateman, Alan Bates, Shannen Doherty, Rip Torn, Woody Strode, and Walter Gotell. After him are Kirsten Dunst, George Reeves, Myrna Loy, Otto Sander, Lucy Lawless, and Laurence Harvey.

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Among people born in 1946, John Heard ranks 130Before him are Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Fancy, Georges J. F. Köhler, Anthony Daniels, Tony Levin, and Vuk Drašković. After him are George Young, Sonia Gandhi, Artur Jorge, Kabir Bedi, Ellison Onizuka, and Pierino Prati. Among people deceased in 2017, John Heard ranks 113Before him are Don Rickles, Peter Abrahams, Tomas Milian, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Christine Keeler, and Pierre Henry. After him are George Young, Juan Goytisolo, Richard Anderson, Bill Paxton, Tsutomu Hata, and Hans Schäfer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Heard ranks 2,229 out of 15,968Before him are Shannen Doherty (1971), Paul Cohen (1934), Gia Carangi (1960), Rip Torn (1931), Woody Strode (1914), and Morton Feldman (1926). After him are Kirsten Dunst (1982), Chubby Checker (1941), George Gallup (1901), George Reeves (1914), Raymond E. Feist (1945), and Marvin Harris (1927).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Heard ranks 600Before him are John Cusack (1966), Matt Dillon (1964), Jason Bateman (1969), Shannen Doherty (1971), Rip Torn (1931), and Woody Strode (1914). After him are Kirsten Dunst (1982), George Reeves (1914), Myrna Loy (1905), Casey Affleck (1975), Richard Bull (1924), and Rita Wilson (1956).

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