Anne Heche has died at the age of 53, her spokeswoman says: NPR

Anne Heche is shown at the 74th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards, Saturday, March 12, 2022 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Anne Heche is shown at the 74th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards, Saturday, March 12, 2022 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Los Angeles: Actress Anne Heche has died after being injured in a horrific car accident. A spokesperson gave this information on Sunday. She was 53 years old.

“Anne Heche has been peacefully removed from life support,” Holly Baird, a spokeswoman for Heche’s family, said Sunday evening.

Announcement Heche. came two days after declared brain dead Since his brain injury and severe burns after his car collided and crashed into a house in the residential Mar Vista neighborhood last Friday, August 5. Heche was pulled from the vehicle as flames engulfed the building. She was taken to the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital in Los Angeles.

Heche was put on life support so that her organs could be donated. In the US, most organ transplants are performed after such a fixation.

Heche is best known for her roles in 1990s films such as VolcanoGus Van Sant remake Psycho, Donnie Brasco And Six days, seven nights.

He began his career playing a pair of good and evil twins in the long-running daytime soap opera another world, For which he earned a Daytime Emmy Award in 1991.

But it was his personal life that probably gained even more fame. Heche became a gay icon in the late 1990s as a result of his high-profile relationship with comedian and TV host Ellen DeGeneres.

Nothing at all admitted that romance took a toll on her careerSaying that she was fired from a million dollar film deal because of her relationship with DeGeneres, and she didn’t work in studio film for a decade.

But that relationship led to widespread public acceptance of single-sex partnerships.

Heche was born in 1969 in Aurora, Ohio, the youngest of five siblings. His childhood was challenging. The family moved around a lot. She said that she believed her father, Donald, was a closed gay man; He died of HIV in 1983.

In her 2001 memoir call me crazyAnd in subsequent interviews, Heche said that her father sexually abused her as a child, leading to mental health problems, which the actress said she lived with for decades as an adult.

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