Home Alone has lost one of its biggest stars. John Heard, who played the dad in the beloved Christmas film, died yesterday.

Police were called to his hotel in California after a medical emergency was reported, but John was pronounced dead at the scene. TMZ reported that John was found dead in a hotel by the maid service according to family sources.

John was best known for his portrayal as Kevin McCallister’s dad in Home Alone 1 and 2. He also appeared in films Beaches, The Pelican Brief and Sharknado. John was also nominated for an Emmy Award in 1999 for his guest role in The Sopranos.