Death of actress Anne Heche at 53 following a car accident – Actus Ciné

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 this Friday at the age of 53 following a serious car accident which occurred on August 5th. She was best known for the film Donnie Brascoin which she played Maggie, the wife of the character of Johnny Depp.

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 of Stephen Sommers. The following year, she gave the reply to Ed Harris and Melanie Griffith in The surprise (1995) before interpreting the friend of Demi Moore in the thriller The Juror (1996).

Carrier start

Her career took off in 1997, she rubbed shoulders with the biggest stars on screen: Johnny Depp in the thriller Donnie Brasco, Tommy Lee Jones in the disaster movie Vulcanothe tandem Robert DeNiro / Dustin Hoffman in satire men of influence (1998) and Harrison Ford in adventure comedy six days seven nights (id.).

At the same time, the beauty hit the headlines by abandoning Steve Martinwho had written the character of Daisy in reference to the actress for Bowfingerto land in the arms of the actress Ellen DeGeneres, thus constituting the most publicized lesbian couple in cinema. On screen, she respectively takes on the roles of Janet Leigh and Kristin ScottThomas in the remake psychology (1998) by Gus Van Sant and far from paradise (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 the director of a hospital in John Q and in drama Birthday with Nicole KidmanAnne Heche turned to television in the early 2000s. We see her in series like Ally McBeal, Everwood, Nip/Tuck and Men in Treeswhere she plays the main role, that of a coach specializing in couple 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, in particular thanks to 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 voltage films (Nothing Left to Fear, BlackNovember), she continues to work 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 woman who came back to life in save me. In 2014, she starred in the identity drama Arthur Newmanalongside British actors Colin Firth and Emily Blunt.

An actress on all fronts

After quickly canceled series like dig, The Brave, aftermathit appears recurrently in Chicago P.D.and shoots feature films with various themes such as My Friend Dahmer, Adorable enemies Where 13 Minutes. While she is expected soon in the credits of The Idolnew series from the creator ofEuphoria, Sam Levinsonand singer The WeekndAnne Heche is hospitalized in critical condition after a car accident on August 5, 2022 in Los Angeles.

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