Heche was born in Ohio and got her start in acting with a role on the soap opera `As the World Turns.’ She made her film debut in `When Men Become Gods,’ but it was her role in `Volcano’ that made her a household name. She went on to star in a number of films, including `Donnie Brasco,’ ` Six Days Seven Nights’ and `Psycho.’
Heche also had a successful career on television, appearing in series like `Men in Trees’ and ` Hung.’ In recent years, she starred in the show `The Brave,’ which was cancelled after one season.
“Anne Heche, the actress best known for her roles in films like `Volcano’ and `Donnie Brasco,’ has died at the age of 53.”
Heche’s representative confirmed her death to Entertainment Tonight, but the cause of death has not been released. Heche began her career in the early 1990s with a string of television appearances before making her film debut in 1995’s “Nine Months.”
she would go on to star in a number of films throughout her career, including 1997’s “I Know What You Did Last Summer” and 2000’s “Gossip.” In recent years, Heche had been focusing on her work as a director, helming episodes of the TV series “The Brave” and “Oh, Pretty Woman.” She is survived by her husband, Coleman Laffoon, and their two children, Atlas and Homer.. Anne Heche will be dearly missed.
Anne Heche dead at 53