Anne Heche: Marked by tragedy

The actress Anne done He died on Friday at the age of 53, a week after suffering a spectacular traffic accident while driving at high speed through the streets of Los Angeles, for which he had to be admitted to the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital.

He was diagnosed with a lung injury and severe burns, which resulted in his severity since from the first minute he was in critical condition and required assisted breathing.

Last Monday, his representative shared that his state of health was called “extremely critical”, since he detailed that he was in a coma.

However, in the early hours of this Friday the 12th, her representative sent a statement to the US media confirming that the actress suffered brain death, so she would be disconnected from the devices that kept her alive.

“Unfortunately, due to your accident, Anne Heche He suffered a severe anoxic brain injury and remains in a coma, in critical condition. She is not expected to survive,” he said via Deadline.

Her body is expected to be donated to science and medical use, this was one of her wishes: “For a long time it has been her choice to donate her organs and they keep her on life support to determine if any are viable,” confirmed one of their representatives.

Anne Heche, pain and anguish

The life of the actress was plagued with pain and anguish. Her story has many tragic undertones. From an early age, she dealt with a dark family past that led her to reveal to the public her problems with her mental health.

Heche suffered the loss of three of her four siblings. Ella’s sister Cynthia de ella died at the age of two months due to a heart defect.

In 1983, his father, Donald, became one of the first people in the US to be diagnosed with HIV, and that’s how his family learned that the Baptist minister and choir director had been living a secret life.

In her 2001 memoir, “Call Me Crazy,” Heche revealed that she was sexually abused by her father and contracted genital herpes. “He raped me… fondled me and abused me,” she wrote. She also claimed that her mother always knew and she decided to keep quiet.

At the end of the 90s, he became a symbol of the LGTBIQ+ collective by making his relationship with the presenter and comedian Ellen DeGeneres public, even announcing that they would marry when same-sex weddings were legal in the country. He even commented that this relationship affected his career due to the prejudices of the time.

Anne Heche: her career

Her full name was Anne Celeste Heche, she was born in Ohio, and from a very young age she began her career as an actress, although the main reason was to help support the family; to be more precise, she was 12 years old.

When she was 15, she was discovered by a talent scout, though it wasn’t until she was 17 that she moved to New York to debut in a series called Another World.

Around 1993 he began his film career with the films An Ambush of Ghosts and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. By the end of 1999, he had already participated in 17 films, including Walking and Talking (1996), The Juror (1996) and Donnie Brasco (1997), to name a few.

One of the most popular films of the actress were the romantic comedy Six days and seven nights (1998) and the remake of Psycho by Alfred Hitchkook, called Psycho (1998).

In total, Anne Heche participated in 33 films over 26 years, and worked alongside personalities such as Demi Moore, Johnny Depp, Tommy Lee Jones, Harrison Ford, Robert De Niro and Dustin Hoffman, among others.

His last film work was in 2019 for the film The Best of Enemies, directed and written by Robin Bissel.

Anne Heche Awards

Throughout her career, Heche was awarded the Daytime Emmy Award in 1991 for Best Young Actress in a Drama Series for her participation in Another World.

He also received the GLAAD Stephen F. Kolzak Award in 2000; The award is an honorary award from the GLAAD Media Awards given to a member of the LGBT+ entertainment or entertainment community for their dedicated work to end homophobia.

Farewell to their children

One of the children of the American actress Anne Heche confirmed yesterday the death of the 53-year-old interpreter after the serious accident she suffered on August 5, when her car crashed into a house in Los Angeles and was engulfed in flames.

“My brother Atlas and I lost our mother. After six days of almost incredible emotional changes, I am left with a deep sadness and speechless,” his son Homer said in a statement sent to the Los Angeles Times.

“I hope my mom is free of pain and begins to explore what I want to imagine as her eternal freedom,” the note continues.

“During these six days thousands of friends, family and fans have let me know that they loved her. I am grateful for their love, as I am for the support of my dad, Coley, and my step-mom Alexi, who continue to be my rock in right now. Rest in peace mom. Love you, Homer.”

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