American actress Anne Heche died on Friday August 12 at the age of 53 following a car accident. She was particularly known for the film “Donnie Brasco”, in which she played Maggie, the wife of Johnny Depp’s character.
American actress Anne Heche died on Friday at the age of 53 following a serious car accident on August 5th. She was particularly known for the film Donnie Brasco, in which she played Maggie, the wife of Johnny Depp’s character.
A graduate of the Francis W. Parker School in Chicago, Anne Heche made his film debut appearing in 1993 in An ambush of ghosts and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Stephen Sommers. The following year, she co-starred with Ed Harris and Melanie Griffith in La Surprise (1995) before playing Demi Moore’s friend in the thriller La Jurée (1996).
Her career took off in 1997, she rubbed shoulders with the biggest stars on screen: Johnny Depp in the thriller Donnie BrascoTommy Lee Jones in the disaster film Vulcano, the Robert De Niro / Dustin Hoffman duo in the satire Men of Influence (1998) and Harrison Ford in the adventure comedy Six Days Seven Nights (id.).
At the same time, the beauty hit the headlines by abandoning Steve Martin, who had written the character of Daisy in reference to the actress for Bowfinger, to land in the arms of actress Ellen DeGeneres, thus constituting the most publicized lesbian couple the cinema. On screen, she takes on the roles of Janet Leigh and Kristin Scott Thomas respectively in the remake Psycho (1998) by Gus Van Sant and Far from Heaven (id.), the American version of the drama Force majeure.
Literary parenthesis and television turning point
She wrote her autobiography in 2001 call me crazy after splitting from Ellen DeGeneres. Less sought after by the cinema, where we nevertheless meet her as a hospital director in John Q and in the drama Birth with Nicole Kidman, it is towards television that Anne Heche turns in the early 2000s. series like Ally McBeal, Everwood, Nip/Tuck and Men in Trees, where she plays the main role, that of a coach specializing in relationships.
The great return
The early 2000s continued to be prosperous for the actress, who once again tasted the pleasure of being a film actress, notably thanks to the horror comedy Suffering Man’s Charity (2007), her title role in Toxic Skies (2008), his collaboration with Ashton Kutcher in Toy Boy (2009) and with John C. Reilly in Welcome to Cedar Rapids (2011).
Slaloming between girly and light comedies (That’s What She Said) and high-tension films (Nothing Left to Fear, Black November), she continues to film in parallel on television, which offers her major roles: the superficial and frustrated ex-wife of a gigolo in Hung and the main character of a resurrected woman in Save Me. In 2014, she starred in the identity drama Arthur Newman, alongside British actors Colin Firth and Emily Blunt.
An actress on all fronts
After quickly canceled series such as Dig, The Brave, Aftermath, she appeared recurring in Chicago PD, and made feature films with various themes such as My Friend Dahmer, Adorable enemies or 13 Minutes. While she is expected soon in the credits of The Idol, a new series from the creator of Euphoria, Sam Levinson, and the singer The Weeknd, Anne Heche is hospitalized in critical condition after a car accident on August 5, 2022 in Los Angeles .
The trailer for “Six Days Seven Nights”: