Heard has turned in many memorable performances on the small screen as well, including guest appearances in such television shows as: The Outer Limits, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Hack and all three Law & Order series. He was nominated for a Cable ACE Award for Best Actor in a TV Movie for his 1987 performance in Tender Is the Night, and his turn in the 1999 season of The Sopranos earned him an Emmy nomination.
Heard has recently been seen in recurring roles on Prison Break, CSI: Miami and Jack & Bobby and as a guest star on Numbers and Battlestar Gallactica. He starred in the independent feature films American Gothic, opposite Patrick Wilson, Neal McDonough and Scott Michael Campbell; and Sweetland, with Ned Beatty and Alan Cumming, which won the Audience Award at the Hamptons Film Festival. He most recently starred in and co-produced Steel City, which was accepted into the dramatic competition at 2006's Sundance Film Festival.
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John Heard Facts
|Birthday||March 7, 1945 (77)|
|Birthplace||Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA|
|Height||5' 7" (1m70) How tall is John Heard compared to you?|
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|Whisper Me a Lullaby|
|The Pelican Brief|
|Never Back Down|