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John Heard Biography

Birth Place:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Fast Facts

  • Got his start onstage in the '70s, appearing in plays on and off-Broadway
  • Won the Theatre World Award for his performance in the Vietnam drama G
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  • Point (1977)
  • Made his feature-film debut with a lead role in 1977's Between the Lines
  • Won OBIE Awards for Best Performance for G
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  • Point (1976-77), Othello and Split (both 1979-80)
  • Inducted into the Gonzaga College High School Theatre Hall of Fame in 2003
  • Was married to his first wife, Margot Kidder, for only six days