Anne Heche began acting in dinner theater at age 12 and enjoyed a prolific career in TV and film for the past 30 years. From playing separated-at-birth twins on Another World and fronting Men in Trees to starring in features including Six Days Seven Nights, Psycho and Volcano, she became a familiar face and beloved actress.
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Heche has been adept at comedy and drama, lead and supporting roles and big or small screens. After breaking out on Another World in the late 1980s — in a Daytime Emmy-winning dual role still revered by soap opera fans — she did supporting turns opposite A-list stars in such early-’90s features as I’ll Do Anything and Milk Money before landing a lead opposite Josh Charles in 1995’s Pie in the Sky.
Her career took off from there.
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In just three years, Heche starred or had key roles in Walking and Talking (1996); Donnie Brasco, Volcano, I Know What You Did Last Summer and Wag the Dog (all 1997); and Six Days Seven Nights, Return to Paradise and Psycho (all 1998).
She also recurred on TV’s Ally McBeal (2001) and Everwood (2004-05) before starring as a smug NYC relationship expert in the 2006-08 ABC comedy Men in Trees. From there she co-starred in the 2009-11 HBO dramedy Hung, playing the ex-wife of a high school teacher and coach (Thomas Jane) who takes a side gig as a gigolo to her support their kids.
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Numerous film and TV roles followed, and Heche most recently appeared in the OWN/ABC drama All Rise and wrapped a role in the human-trafficking telefilm Girl in Room 13.