Anne Heche: Life support withdrawn from actress after organ donation

Anne Heche died at the age of 53; she did not regain consciousness from her after her car accident.

Photo: Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images

After a devastating car accident in Los Angeles that left her in a coma, Anne Heche was taken off life support on Sunday.confirmed his family.

The actress had been declared brain dead several days ago, but kept on life support until a suitable recipient for organ donation could be foundaccording to your wishes.

Heche was seriously injured in a car accident in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles on August 5.

His Mini Cooper was driving at high speeds when he apparently lost control, crashing into a house, knocking down walls and narrowly missing a woman inside and her pets.

Site where American actress Anne Heche crashed into a house in Mar Vista, Calif., on Aug. 8, 2022. (Photo by CHRIS DELMAS/AFP via Getty Images)

Heche was hospitalized in critical condition with a severe brain injury and fell into a coma after the accident. Days later, a representative of her family confirmed that she was not expected to survive. On Friday, the family said Heche had been declared brain dead.

The Los Angeles Police Department later said that he had narcotics in his system at the time of the crash. The department said Friday that it was closing the criminal investigation into the crash after she was declared brain dead.

Heche first rose to fame on the soap opera “Another World” from 1987 to 1991 and won a Daytime Emmy for her role. In the 1990s, she became a popular choice for Hollywood, co-starring in such films as “Donnie Brasco,” “Volcano,” and “Return to Paradise.”

His relationship with Ellen DeGeneres in the late 1990s increased his fame, although he lamented that the publicity seemed to harm his career.

In the fall of 2000, shortly after the two parted ways, Heche was hospitalized after knocking on a stranger’s door near Fresno. Authorities said she appeared shocked and disoriented, and she was speaking incoherently to residents.

In a memoir published the following year, “Call Me Crazy,” Heche spoke about her lifelong struggles with mental health and an abusive childhood.

She was married to cameraman Coleman Laffoon from 2001 to 2009. The two had a son, Homer, together. She had another child during a relationship with actor James Tupper, her co-star on the television series “Men In Trees.”

Also read:
· Ellen DeGeneres sent a heartbreaking message after the physical departure of Anne Heche
Anne Heche suffered a severe brain injury and is not expected to survive, her family announced
Anne Heche is on life support and her heart is still beating for her organ donation evaluation