The actress Anne Heche passed away today, August 12, at the age of 53. On August 5th, hehe She was in a serious car accident in Los Angeles, California and was hospitalized with brain damage. After a week in a coma, the actress was pronounced dead today. Many, especially the younger ones, may not know or remember her, who has an extensive resume of more than 90 credits as an actress and was also a producer, screenwriter and director. The high point of his career was in the 1990s, when he worked alongside Hollywood greats such as Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Johnny Depp, Joaquin Phoenix, Jada PinkettSmith, Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro and Dustin Hoffman.
Anne Heche has had several award nominations under her belt, the most notable of which was an Emmy nomination in 2004. The actress would also be shaped by her relationship with the presenter. Ellen DeGenereswhich started the same year as DeGeneres publicly admitted that she was a lesbian. At the time, DeGeneres was starring in the sitcom ellen (19941998) and her character on the show would make history by embracing their sexuality and becoming the first gay protagonist in a television series in the late 1990s. Anne Heche and ellen would last from 1997 to 2000, and at that time they were one of the hottest couples in Hollywood, especially since they were the most famous gay couple of the time.
Anne Heche also participated in several prestigious TV shows, such as Ally McBeal, everwood, hung, Chicago P.Din addition to ellen, at the time he was dating the protagonist. His last TV job was on the series All rise (20212022).
In honor of this talented and sometimes underrated actress who leaves us today, let’s take a look back at some of her most important works on the big screen during her greatest surge in popularity. Check it out below.
The first prominent role of Anne Heche in a Hollywood super production was in Vulcan The Anger. In the late 1990s, disaster films made a comeback following the success of twister (1996), where exquisite special effects pitted scientists against cinema’s most compelling tornadoes. Soon after, it was the turn of volcanoes and meteors, in movies like Dante’s Hell, Deep Impact and Armageddon. Heche starred in the second volcano film in 1997 volcanoand had a great career opportunity by working side by side with the protagonist Tommy Lee Jones in this super production from 20th Century Fox. In the film, the actress played Dr. Amy Barnes, the only one who knew how to stop a volcano from erupting in the middle of Los Angeles.
In the same year as the blockbuster volcano, Anne Heche took part in a cult mafia film, alongside stars such as Al Pacino and Johnny Depp. Based on a true story, the film stars Depp as FBI agent Joe Pistone, who poses as criminal Donnie Brasco and infiltrates a New York City mafia family and befriends Lefty, the organization’s righthand man, played by the great Al Pacino. Here, hehe accepted a minor role to be alongside big personalities, playing the troubled cop’s wife who shared many scenes with a Johnny Depp at the height of his career.
Another small part Anne Heche in a film that was becoming very popular at the time, however, a very significant involvement. The actress only appears in two scenes in this youth terror that defined the ’90s, but it’s two moments that help define the plot, in addition to two extremely edgy and frightening parts. Her character, Missy, is one of the suspects of being the film’s killer. After the success of panic (1996), same screenwriter Kevin Williamsonadapted a famous thriller for cinema and turned it into a teenage slasher, which became the second play in the subgenre restructuring in the late ’90s.
The second most important step in the career of Anne Heche was given here, in this director’s film Barry Levinson. A political satire of the greats, the film pitched the actress as a third name in the cast alongside heavyweights like the Legendary Robert DeNiro and Dustin Hoffman. Although it was released in some parts of the US in 1997, its debut on a major circuit across the country and around the world (including Brazil) actually took place in 1998 where it vied for two Oscar statuettes (best screenplay and best actor) for Hoffman). Based on a book, this was one of the films that addressed the thenPresident’s sex scandal. bill clinton. In the plot, the US President is involved in a sex scandal. So a White House aide, Heche’s Rolle, hires an organizer (De Niro) to take the focus off of it. The two then contact a megaHollywood producer (Hoffman) to stage a fake war and get all the public and media attention. This was the film where the actress was able to show off her talent and versatility the most.
After starring in the blockbuster Vulcan The Angerfor Fox, and having one of the best (maybe best) performances of his career in Coincidenceby New Line, we can point to this oldfashioned matinee adventure as the third most important step Anne Heche. Here, the actress took on the lead role in a $70 million Disney superproduction (released through Touchstone Pictures subsidiary), directed by the same company Ivan Reitman in The Ghostbusters. As if that wasn’t enough, Heche even got a chance to share the scene with Indiana Jones herself, the star Harrison Ford. In the plot, the actress plays the photographer of one of America’s biggest fashion magazines, who is vacationing on a paradise island in Hawaii. So her boss convinces her to fly to another island for a quick job, but she ends up there on a plane with the pilot, played by Ford. So the two experience the adventure of their lives, defy all kinds of dangers and even fall in love.
In the same year as the blockbuster Six days and seven nights, Anne Heche would star in one of his darkest films of the era, although it was still part of his bigbudget release in the ’90s. The dark raw raw drama is actually a remake of a French production called Force majeurefrom 1989. Three friends play in the plot Vince Vaughn, Joaquin Phoenix and David Conrad are on vacation in Malaysia. His paradise begins to crumble when local police arrest the character from Phoenix for drug possession the country’s policy on this type of crime is extremely strict. Two years later, a lawyer played by Heche meets the other two friends to tell them the sad news that their friend will be executed in eight days because he has been sentenced to death. Now they must decide if they are willing to take some of the blame and risk three years in prison to save their friend’s life.
Last great significant work of the career of Anne Heche In the 90’s this was a very popular production of the time, but also a very controversial one. Powered by Universal Pictures, as the title suggests, it’s a remake of the master’s timeless classic Alfred Hitchcock. The original, one of the most popular films in cinema history, is considered one of the best thrillers and horror films of the seventh art shot entirely in black and white. The proposal of the experimental and prestigious Gus van Sant consisted of repeating the same angles and frames almost over and over, just adding color and changing cast members. A bold and very risky bet that undoubtedly caused a stir at the time. repeating the double with colleague Vince Vaughn, hehe got the role of Marion Crane, made immortal by Janet Leigh, while the actor played the legendary Norman Bates. completion of the list, Julianne Moore and Viggo Mortensen. While not nearly as embraced as its predecessor by fans of the seventh art and the general public, this was an important project of the Anne Heche He took part, gained the trust of one of Hollywood’s biggest studios and was able to deliver his own version of an emblematic work.
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