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Anne Heche
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Celebrity Profile
Birth Date 25 May 1969
Died 12 August 2022 (aged 53)
Hometown Aurora, Ohio
Known For Actress

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Partner(s) Keo Motsepe
Placement 13th
Highest Score 21 (Paso Doble)
Lowest Score 15 (Quickstep)
Average Score 18

Anne Celeste Heche was a celebrity from Season 29 of Dancing with the Stars.


Retrieved from abc.com
Anne Heche is an accomplished Emmy® Award-winning actor with a wide-ranging body of work. Heche appeared in The Vanished, where she co-stars with Thomas Jane. Other recent feature films include Best of Enemies, where she starred opposite Taraji P. Henson and Sam Rockwell, and My Friend Dahmer. Heche also starred in Lionsgate feature film Wild Card opposite Jason Statham. She followed that with the films Catfight opposite Sandra Oh and Alicia Silverstone, The Last Word opposite Amanda Seyfried and Shirley Mclaine, and Opening Night with Topher Grace, Taye Diggs, and Rob Riggle. Heche's television credits include a starring role in Chicago PD as Katherine Brennan. Before that, she starred as Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Patricia Campbell, in the NBC series The Brave. Heche co-created, executive produced and wrote for the NBC series Bad Judge starring Kate Walsh. Heche has three Emmy nominations and one win. She was nominated for a Tony® for Best Performance by a Leading Actress for her performance as Lily Garland in Twentieth Century.

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She is partnered with Keo Motsepe. They placed 13th.




  • She dated actress and TV host Ellen DeGeneres from 1997 until 2000.
  • She married Coleman "Coley" Lafoon on 1 September 2001.
    • Their son, Homer, was born in March 2002.
    • Lafoon filed for divorce on 2 February 2007. It was finalized on 4 March 2009.
  • She then began a relationship with actor James Tupper.
    • Their son, Atlas, was born in March 2009.
    • They separated in 2018.
  • She has four siblings, three of whom are deceased.
  • On 5 August, 2022, she was involved in a sequence of two car crashes in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles, first when the Mini Cooper she was driving hit a garage at an apartment complex, and second when she crashed into a house, resulting in a fire that left her severely burned. She was removed from the crash scene on a stretcher, and was transported to a hospital.
    • On 8 August, a representative for Heche said she was in a coma in extremely critical condition, with medical ventilation required for a pulmonary injury.
    • On 11 August, the representative said that Heche was not expected to survive due to an anoxic brain injury, and that she was being kept on life support to determine if her organs are viable for donation, as she has long expressed her wish to donate her organs.
    • She passed away on 12 August 22 at age 53.
    • She is the fifth deceased former contestant.