Heche, Anne 1969–

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HECHE, Anne 1969


Surname is pronounced "Haysh"; full name, Anne Celeste Heche; born May 25, 1969, in Aurora, OH; daughter of Donald (an organist, choir director, and church founder) and Nancy Heche; married Coleman "Coley" Laffoon (a camera operator), September 1, 2001; children: Homer Heche Laffoon. Education: Attended high school in Chicago, IL.

Addresses: Agent Steve Dontanville, William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager Jason Weinberg, Untitled Entertainment, 8436 West Third St., Suite 650, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Publicist Brad Cafarelli, Bragman/Nyman/Cafarelli, 9171 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 300, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actress, director, and writer. Also worked as a model.

Awards, Honors: Soap Opera Digest Award, outstanding female newcomer in daytime category, 1989, Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding juvenile female in a drama series, 1989, Daytime Emmy Award, outstanding younger actress in a drama series, 1991, and Soap Opera Digest Award, outstanding lead actress in daytime category, 1992, all for Another World; National Board of Review Award, best supporting actress, 1997, for Donnie Brasco and Wag the Dog; Golden Satellite Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a motion picturecomedy or musical, 1998, for Wag the Dog; Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite actress in a comedy or romance, 1999, for Six Days, Seven Nights; Saturn Award nomination, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, best supporting actress, 1999, for Psycho; nomination for Golden Slate, Csapnivalo awards, best actress in a leading role, 2000, for Return to Paradise; Lucy Award (with others), Women in Film, 2000; Stephen F. Kolzak Award, GLAAD Media awards, Gay and Lesbian Alliance against Defamation, 2000; honored at Enduring Spirit awards, Amnesty International, 2000; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best actress in a play, 2004, for Twentieth Century.


Film Appearances:

Denise, An Ambush of Ghosts, 1993.

Mary Jane Wilks, The Adventures of Huck Finn (also known as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn ), Buena Vista, 1993.

Betty, Milk Money, Paramount, 1994.

Claire, I'll Do Anything, Columbia, 1994.

(Uncredited) Tanny's playmate, A Simple Twist of Fate, Buena Vista, 1994.

Amy Morgan, Pie in the Sky, New Line Cinema, 1995.

Juliet, The Juror, Columbia, 1996.

Laura, Walking and Talking, Miramax, 1996.

Dr. Amy Barnes, Volcano, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1997.

Maggie Pistone, Donnie Brasco, TriStar, 1997.

Melissa "Missy" Egan, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997.

Winifred Ames, Wag the Dog, New Line Cinema, 1997.

Stripping for Jesus (short film), 1997.

Beth Eastern, Return to Paradise (also known as All for One ), Universal, 1998.

Marion Crane, Psycho, Universal, 1998.

Robin Monroe, Six Days, Seven Nights, Buena Vista, 1998.

Herself, Karen Black: Actress at Work, 1999.

Roxane (some sources cite Roxanna), The Third Miracle, Sony Pictures Classics, 1999.

Bruno, 2000.

Dr. Diana Sterling, Prozac Nation, Miramax, 2001.

Lucy Brown, Auggie Rose (also known as Beyond Suspicion ), Roxie Releasing, 2001.

Rebecca Payne, John Q, New Line Cinema, 2002.

Timepiece, 2003.

Clara, Birth, Fine Line, 2004.

Gwen, Sexual Life, SixFigure Films, 2004.

Film Director:

Stripping for Jesus (short film), 1997.

Television Appearances; Series:

Marley Love Hudson McKinnon (also known as Marnie Stone), Another World, NBC, 1987.

Victoria "Vicky" Hudson Carson Frame Harrison McKinnon, Another World, NBC, 19871991.

Melanie West, a recurring role, Ally McBeal, Fox, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Jennifer, Girls in Prison (also known as Rebel Highway ), Showtime, 1994.

Lucinda, "The Investigator," Showtime 30Minute Movie, Showtime, 1994.

Sharon Smith, Against the Wall (also known as Attica! Attica! and Attica: Line of Fire ), HBO, 1994.

Aileen Dumont, Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long, TNT, 1995.

Alex Lee/Johanna, The Wild Side, HBO, 1996.

Christine Cullen, "1996," If These Walls Could Talk, HBO, 1996.

Pregnant girl, "Manhattan Miracle," Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground, HBO, 1997.

Captain Mary Jane O'Malley, One Kill, Showtime, 2000.

Rowena Lawson, Gracie's Choice, Lifetime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Marie Shabata, "O Pioneers!," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1992.

Herself, The Real Ellen Story, Bravo, 1998.

Herself, E! 101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment History, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

(In archive footage) Herself, Totally Gay!, 2003.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 16th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1989.

Soap Opera Digest Awards (also known as The Fifth Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards ), NBC, 1989.

Presenter, The 55th Golden Globe Awards, 1998.

Presenter, The 1998 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 1998.

Presenter, The 1998 VH1 Fashion Awards, 1998.

Presenter, The 71st Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1999.

The Fifth Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, 1999.

The American Film Institute Salute to Harrison Ford, CBS, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Nica, "It Came from College," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1991.

Kate, "Young Indiana Jones and the Scandal of 1920, New York, June, 1990," The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, ABC, 1993.

Herself, The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1993, 1997, 2004.

Herself, The Oprah Winfrey Show, syndicated, 1997.

Woman at next table, "All Ellen, All the Time," Ellen, ABC, 1997.

Herself, Late Night with Conan O'Brien (multiple episodes), NBC, 1998.

Karen, "Hospital," Ellen, ABC, 1998.

Herself, 20/20, ABC, 2001.

Herself, The View, ABC, 2001, 2002, 2004.

Herself, "Anne Heche," Revealed with Jules Asner, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

(In archive footage) Celebrities Uncensored, E! Entertainment Television, 2004.

Television Director; Movies:

"2000," If These Walls Could Talk 2, HBO, 2000.

"Reaching Normal," On the Edge, Showtime, 2001.

Television Director; Specials:

Ellen DeGeneres: American Summer Documentary, 2001.

Stage Appearances:

"Getting Away with Murder," Sundays at the Itchey Foot, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 19911992.

Catherine, Proof, Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City, 20022003.

Amanda, Adam's Rib, Los Angeles Theatre Works, Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, 2003.

Lily Garland, Twentieth Century, Roundabout Theatre Company, American Airlines Theatre, New York City, 2004.

Appeared in The Music Man and other dinner theatre productions.

Radio Appearances; Episodic:

Performed as Amanda, "Adam's Rib," and as Catherine, "Proof," both presentations of The Play's the Thing, National Public Radio.



Herself, "Psycho " Path, Universal Studios Home Video, 1999.

Herself, Behind the Scenes of "John Q, " New Line Home Video, 2002.

Video Games:

Voice of Miss GString (the guitar woman), Nine, 1996.

Audiobooks; Narrator:

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, by Stephen King, Simon & Schuster Audio, 1999.

Call Me Crazy, by Anne Heche, Simon & Schuster Audio, 2002.

(With others) Sam's Letters to Jennifer, by James Patterson, Time Warner Audio Major, 2004.



Stripping for Jesus (short film), 1997.

Teleplays; Movies:

"2000," If These Walls Could Talk 2, HBO, 2000.

"Reaching Normal," On the Edge, Showtime, 2001.


Call Me Crazy (autobiography), Scribner, 2001.



Bergman, Susan, Anonymity: The Secret Life of an American Family, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1994.

Newsmakers 1999, Issue 1, Gale, 1999.


Advocate, November 6, 2001, pp. 3241.

Detour, June, 1998, pp. 98103.

Harper's Bazaar, July, 1998, p. 100.

Life, March, 1998, p. 34.

Los Angeles, January, 1998, pp. 7277.

Mirabella, November, 1998, pp. 14043, 186.

Parade, May 31, 1998, p. 14.

People Weekly, November 24, 1997, p. 180; March 2, 1998, p. 124; December 14, 1998, p. 10; September 4, 2000, pp. 6669; June 18, 2001, p. 127; September 17, 2001, pp. 7273; March 18, 2002, p. 62; July 8, 2002, p. 20.

Premiere (England), Volume 5, issue 3, 1997, p. 58.

Premiere (U.S.), February, 1996, p. 40.

Soap Opera Digest, December 13, 1988, pp. 3034; September 24, 2002, pp. 3234.

Time, May 5, 1997, p. 107; June 15, 1998, pp. 7072.

US Weekly, September 18, 2000, pp. 6063.