Known for her work in the romantic comedy Six days and seven nights and Psycho, she did not have an easy life and confessed to having been abused by her father
08/12/2022 – 6:17 p.m.
At the age of 53, Anne Heche died, after spending a week hospitalized at West Hills Hospital Grossman Burn Center following a serious car accident. The news was confirmed by her relatives, who hours before had confirmed that the actress was in a coma and they were going to withdraw life support.
On Friday, August 5, the artist known for her work in the romantic comedy Six Days and Seven Nights (1998) and Psycho (1998), crashed his blue Mini Cooper into the wall of a parking lot in the Mar Vista area and then drove at high speed until hitting a house. Immediately, the vehicle and her house were engulfed in flames, which is why the actress suffered significant burns to her body.
At that time, she was assisted by up to 59 firefighters who managed to get her out of the car and take her to a nearby hospital after a 65-minute operation.
“I tried to talk to her several times and asked her if she was okay but she wasn’t responding so I had to go over to her. I was able to open the rear door of the car and crawled inside. When I asked her if she was okay she said no.” told a neighbor who assisted her. “I tried to talk to her again and noticed that there was smoke coming out and the flames were now to my right and left so I quickly got out of the car,” he added.
After the accident, the actress was being investigated for the crime of driving your car under the influence of narcotics after drugs were found in his body at the time of the crash.
Who was Anne Heche: a life marked by tragedy
Born in Ohio, United States, Heche did not have an easy life. She grew up in a humble family and at the age of 12 she started her artistic career to help her household economy.
The actress passed away at the age of 56.
“We were poor, but we said we were rich. We had a father who lived a double life, but we pretended that we were absolutely fine. We lived on the streets but we denied it. Everything we did was a lie, “she revealed and assured that she became her mother’s emotional support.
In 2001, the actress published Call Me Crazy, her biography, in which she revealed that her father had sexually abused her. “She raped me … she caressed me, put me on all fours and abused me,” she recounted and said that her mother, aware of what had happened, chose to remain silent..
Beyond her talent and aspirations as an actress, she focused on earning enough money to stay in need until she finished high school and was able to move to New York to work on the series Another World, in which she played the Vicki twins. Hudson Frame and Marley McKinnon.
Already in the 90s he turned to the big screen. First with titles that passed without pain or glory, but in 1996 he showed off with Walking and talking (1996) and The Juror (1996). A year later she worked with Johnny Depp in Donnie Brasco (1997); with Tommy Lee Jones in Volcano (1997) and with Robert De Nito and Dustin Hoffman in Smoke (1997). But the great leap was made with Six days and seven nights (1998).
His love life was also something to talk about, since after living a two-year courtship with Steve Marten and forming a couple with the musician Lindsey Buckingham, from Fleetwood Mac, in 1997 he fell in love with Ellen DeGeneres, whom he married. But three years later he divorced the comedian and bet on love with cameraman Coleman Laffon, with whom he had his son Homer, and divorced in 2007 for infidelity with actor James Tupper, who became the father of Atlas , his second son.