Anne Heche Biography

Anne Heche

Quick Facts Of Anne Heche

Celebrated Name Anne Heche
Age 51 Years
Nick Name Anne
Birth Name Anne Celeste Heche
Birth Date 1969-05-25
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Birth Nation United States
Place Of Birth Aurora, Ohio
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed Ethnic
Horoscope Gemini
Father Donald Joseph Heche
Mother Nancy Heche
Siblings 4
Famous For Famous for her dual role on soap opera, "Another World"
Best Known For Known for her controversial relationship with Elen DeGeneres
School Francis W. Parker School
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married and Divorced
Net Worth $85 million
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Height 5ft. 5inches(1.65 m)
Weight 54kg(119 lbs)
Body Measurement 33,23-34 inches
Bra Cup Size 33 B
Shoe Size 6(US)
Dress Size 4(US)

Anne Heche is an American actress, director, and screenwriter who is well known for her dual role in the daytime soap opera, "Another World"(1987–91). With her portrayal as Maggie Pistone in the crime drama film, "Donnie Brasco" in 1997, she has managed to appear in several other movies including "Volcano"(1997), "Six Days, Seven Nights"(1998), and "Return to Paradise"(1998). Heche got much popularity for her portrayal as Marion Crane in Gus Van Sant's horror remake, "Psycho"(1998). 

Heche had a downturn in her career following her relationship with popular comedian and television host, Ellen Lee DeGeneres and the events following their breakup when they became the subjects of widespread media interest. Though she had a downturn she has continued to appear in several other well-received films and has been making headlines for her personal relationships including her father whom she had accused of sexual assault before he died of AIDS. 

Besides, Heche is quite popular on social media sites with over 28k followers on her Instagram: @anneheche and 12k followers on Twitter: @AnneHeche. 

What is Anne Heche Famous for?

  • Famous for her dual role in soap opera, "Another World".
  • Known for her controversial relationship with Elen DeGeneres.

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Where was Anne Heche Born?

Anne Heche was born on May 25, 1969, in Aurora, Ohio, United States. Her birth name is Anne Celeste Heche. Her nationality is American. Heche belongs to mixed ethnicity while Gemini is her zodiac sign. 

Anne Heche was born as the youngest of five children of her parents: Donald Joseph Heche(father) and Nancy Heche(mother). Her mother, Nancy is also a psychotherapist, author, and activist who also has written a memoir titled "The Truth Comes Out" while her father was a Baptist choir director who was gay but he never came out as homosexual until he died at age of 45. 

Heche grew up along with her 4 elder siblings, three of whom are deceased, Susan who died of brain cancer in 2006, Cynthia who died in infancy of a heart defect in 1961, Nathan who died in a car crash in 1983. Her only surviving sibling is Abigail, who is a jewelry designer. Her family moved almost 11 times during her childhood and even lived in an Amish community and got settled in Ocean City, New Jersey when Heche was just 12 years old.

Despite the fact that her father was gay, she has claimed to have been repeatedly raped her from the time she was an infant until she was 12, giving her genital herpes. Three months after her father's death, Heche's 18-year-old brother Nathan was killed in a car crash, following which her mother, Nancy has been a Christian therapist and motivational speaker, who lectures on behalf of James Dobson's Focus on the Family about "overcoming homosexuality". 

Later, Heche's family subsequently moved to Chicago, where Heche attended the progressive Francis W. Parker School. When Heche was 16, she was spotted in a school play following which she gave an audition for the daytime soap opera, "As the World Turns" in 1985. She then flew to New York City but her mother insisted her to complete her high school first, shortly after her graduation in 1987, she was offered a dual role on the daytime soap opera, "Another World". 

Heche had a dark childhood as she faced several bad things as she was raped by her own dad, three of her elder siblings died that left dark memories on her life. 

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Anne Heche's Career Highlights

  • Anne Heche began her professional career playing the dual role of Vicky Hudson/ Marley Love in the daytime soap opera, "Another World" in 1987. For her appearance on the series, she received a Daytime Emmy Award for ‘Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series’ in 1991.
  • She appeared in the Hallmark Hall of Fame television movie, "O Pioneers!" in 1992. The same year, Heche made her feature film debut with the role of Mary Jane in Disney's "The Adventures of Huck Finn". 
  • Heche got landed with her first major role as a college student in the HBO anthology film, "If These Walls Could Talk" in 1996.   
  • She then appeared opposite Catherine Keener in independent film, "Walking and Talking", which was even listed among the Top 50 Cult Films of All Time. 
  • In 1997, she played the role of the wife of Johnny Depp's titular FBI undercover agent in the crime drama, "Donnie Brasco".
  • She also took on supporting roles in three other 1997 high-profile films, "Volcano", "I Know What You Did Last Summer", and "Wag the Dog". 
  • Heche got her first lead role opposite Harrison Ford in the romantic adventure movie, "Six Days, Seven Nights" in 1998.
  • She starred in Gus Van Sant's "Psycho"(1998), a remake of the 1960 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. 
  • In 2001, she played the role of Dr. Sterling in the film adaptation of Elizabeth Wurtzel's autobiography, "Prozac Nation". 
  • Heche made her Broadway debut in a production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, "Proof" in 2002. She gave an appreciating performance in the Lifetime movie "Gracie's Choice". 
  • She then appeared as the girlfriend of a narcissistic gigolo in the sex comedy, "Spread"(2009), co-starring Ashton Kutcher. 
  • She also began her own series titled "Men in Trees" in 2006 and also in television horror and sex comedies like "Suffering Men’s Charity" and "Spread". 
  • In 2010, she made a cameo appearance in the well-received comedy, "The Other Guys". Her other appearances were on "Rampart"(2011), "That's What She Said"(2012), "Arthur Newman"(2012). 
  • Heche starred in the supernatural horror film, "Nothing Left to Fear"(2013). The same year, Heche headlined the short-lived NBC sitcom, "Save Me". 
  • Heche filmed the supporting part of the lead singer for a Broadway musical in "Opening Night"(2016). 
  • On September 25, 2017, Heche debuted as Deputy Director Patricia Campbell of the "DIA," in the new military/espionage thriller, "The Brave". 
  • In 2018, she joined the television series, "Chicago P.D.". She has also hosted the weekly radio show, "Love and Hache" with Jason Ellis on SiriusXM and appeared as a regular guest on the television show, "Everwood". 
  • On September 2, 2020, Heche was announced as one of the celebrities competing on the 29th season of "Dancing with the Stars". 

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Who is Anne Heche's Boyfriend?

Anne Heche is currently single. Heche has been married twice, her first marriage being with Coleman "Coley" Laffoon with whom she got married on September 1, 2001. Laffoon is a cameraman with whom she met the previous year on Ellen DeGeneres' stand-up comedy tour. The couple together welcomed their don named Homer in March 2002, however, after almost 6 years of marriage Laffoon filed divorce on February 2, 2007, which was finalized on March 4, 2009. 

Later it was specified that Heche had left Laffoon for "Men in Trees" co-star James Tupper. In 2008, it was confirmed that she was pregnant with the couple first and Heche's second son named Atlas Heche Tupper, was born in March 2009. However, the couple separated in 2018. 

Heche had been one of the hot topics on social media while she was dating popular comedian Ellen DeGeneres whom she started dating in 1997. Heche and DeGeneres, the lesbian couple even said that they would get a civil union if such became legal in Vermont at that time however, they broke up in August 2000. 

Anne Heche Coleman Laffoon

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She went through emotional turbulence during the period that followed her breakup with DeGeneres as she even had to seek medical treatment. She was once found up wandering in Central California in a strange state of mind. Besides, Heche has published a book titled "Call Me Crazy: A Memoire" which is an account of her life.

Currently, Heche is in a relationship with American actor, Thomas Jane with whom she began dating since May 2019. Jane and Heche have already worked together several years while filming "Hung", however, they never had feelings for each other at that time. It was the period when Heche was dating actor James Tupper while Jane was married to actress Patricia Arquette.

After 7 years of no contact when they worked together on a scene where they had to discuss love, they talked for hours and hours through which their romance flourished. Heche and Jane were then spotted attending a Tribeca Film Festival event together in May 2019 holding hands and also in April at the Sarasota Film Festival when Heche was honored with a Career Tribute Award. 

Showing some relationship goals, Jane tweeted about his girlfriend Heche who is about to participate in "Dancing With Stars". 

Anne Heche James Tupper

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What is the Net Worth of Anne Heche?

Anne Heche has quite good earnings from her professional career as an actress. Having her career started since 1987, Heche has managed to establish herself as one of the actresses in Hollywood even though she faced several downs in her career and personal life both. 

With her hard work and passion to become an actress, Heche has managed to amass a healthy fortune from her several movies and series. Her net worth is estimated to be around $8 million

How Tall is Anne Heche?

Anne Heche is a gorgeous blonde lady with sparkling blue eyes as fascinating and powerful as she was in her 20s even though she is in her 50s. With her perfectly maintained slim body physique and her acting skills, Heche has managed to win the hearts of several people all around the world. 

She stands tall with a height of 5ft. 5inches(1.65 m) while her body weighs around 54kg(119 lbs). She has a body of measurement 33,23-34 inches with 33B as her bra size, 6(US) as her shoe size, and 4(US) as her dress size.