Death of Anne Heche: Hollywood pays tribute to the late actress

The 53-year-old actress did not regain consciousness after her car accident on August 5. His family, former co-stars and friends pay their last respects.

Death of anne heche: hollywood pays tribute to the late actress

Anne Heche won’t wake up from his coma. The news was confirmed this Friday by a representative of his family to the American media People.

We have lost a shining light, a caring and joyful soul, a loving mother and a faithful friend. Anne will be sorely missed, but she lives on through her beautiful sons, her iconic work and her passionate advocacy. His bravery to always stand in his truth, spreading his message of love and acceptance, will continue to have a lasting impact.

Her eldest son, Homer, 20, also released a statement on behalf of himself and his half-brother, Atlas, 13.

My brother Atlas and I have lost our mother”, he told People. “After six days of almost unbelievable emotional leaps, I am left with a deep, wordless sadness. I hope my mother is free from pain and begins to explore what I like to imagine as her eternal freedom. […] Rest in peace mom, I love you”, he finally concluded.

In the wake of the tragedy, Anne Heche is remembered by many in touching tributes: messages of love and appreciation for the actress, her work and her activism are pouring in on social media from friends and former playing partners or high-profile admirers.

In a statement obtained by People, Robert DeNiro expressed his grief. “I am very sad to learn of the tragic death of Anne Heche. She was a wonderful actress and I really enjoyed working with her in men of influence. Sad ! Sad ! Sad !

Ellen DeGeneres, former partner of Anne Heche, spoke on Twitter. “It’s a sad day. I send Anne’s children, family and friends all my love.“Anne Heche and Ellen DeGeneres made headlines in 1997 when they went public with their relationship and made history as one of Hollywood’s first visible same-sex couples.

Filmmaker Ted Geoghegan has also expressed himself on the subject:Young people today don’t know what it was like, but I vividly remember when Anne Heche and Ellen DeGeneres went public with their relationship in 1997. I was in awe and remember thinking : ‘It could really change things for people’. Thank you for taking this step so bravely, Anne.

James Tupperwho played with her in the series Men in Trees (2006-2008), is also one of the personalities who paid tribute to him. He is also her ex-boyfriend and the father of her 13-year-old son. “I love you forever“, he wrote on his Instagram account.

Lauren Tomanother of his co-stars in the series, also spoke: “I remember Anne Heche for her talent, her light, her kindness and her professionalism.,” the 61-year-old actress wrote via Twitter. “I had the pleasure of knowing her and working with her in 2006-2008 on Men in Trees. I send love, to her and her family, and to those involved in this heartbreaking series of events…

On Instagram, Jennifer Love Hewitt for his part shared in story a photo of the actress who she starred with in the cult horror film Remember… last summer in 1997 accompanied by these few words:It was an honor and a joy to work with you. Thank you for sharing your light with me.

Priyanka Chopra Jonas also chose to post a story on her Instagram account to honor the late actress. “My heart goes out to the children, family, friends and all who mourn Anne Heche. It was an honor to have known you and to work alongside you. You were a lovely person and an amazing actress. You will always have a special place in my heart. Rest in power, Anne.” Priyanka and Anne worked together in the television series Quantico (2015).

Always on Instagram, Alec Baldwin meanwhile, spoke at length in a video where he shares his memories of the actress, a tribute accompanied by a simple “heartbreaking…”. The two actors have indeed given the reply on the boards in the comedy luxury train in 2004 in which Anne Heche played the role of Lily Garland – a performance that earned her a Tony Award nomination.

The comedian Ross Lynchwho played her son in the drama My Friend Dahmer in 2018, also dedicated a story to him in which we can read: “Anne was such an amazing person. I loved him so much. I am very saddened by his sudden passing. She was a brilliant soul with tons of love to give. I’m so glad I got to know her as well as I did. I will miss you Anna.A photo of the actress in the movie that unites them accompanies the post.

On Twitter, the Daytime Emmys account sent a thought to the star’s family and remembered her for her dual role in Another World for which she won the 1991 Daytime Emmy for Best Young Actress.

Her performance as Victoria/Marley in Another World touched the world and remains etched in our memories.”, can we read in the tweet.

Rosanna Arquettewho previously shared his best wishes to the actress, simply tweeted: “Rest in peace now Anne”.

The actor Stephen Kunken also posted a few words about the disappearance of the artist: “A few years ago, I was Anne Heche’s eccentric suitor in PROOF on Broadway. She was as wacky and absolutely fabulous as I could have ever dreamed of. An immense talent to whom I loved giving the reply and above all a [personne] human and a really decent friend. The news is just infinitely sad.

Director james gunn for his part praised the performance of the actress in this same production, proof (2002): “possibly the best acting performance I have ever seen in my life,” he shared on Twitter.

Anne Heche was an extremely talented actress who endured more horror than anyone should have,” concluded film historian Mark Harris on Twitter. Harris notably portrayed the actress in a 2009 article that detailed her traumatic childhood. “She deserves to be remembered with compassion.

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