Officials speak actor man Heard, whose body was found last month in a northern California hotel, died of cardiac arrest.

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The Santa Clara county Coroner’s Office stated Tuesday an autopsy revealed the 71-year-old actor passed away “a sudden cardiac fatality due to atherosclerotic and hypertensive heart disease.”

Heard was discovered dead July 21 in a hotel in Palo Alto. He to be recovering from ago surgery in ~ Stanford University clinical Center.

The coroner’s office claims his back surgery did no play a role in his death.

Heard’s numerous roles included the dad in the Home Alone and also Home Alone 2: shed in brand-new York movies and a corruption detective in the television collection The Sopranos.

Heard to be married and also divorced 3 times, consisting of briefly to actress Margot Kidder. He had three children.

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