Anne Heche: Tribute to 'Donnie Brasco' and 'Psycho' actor
Actress Anne Heche, who starred in hits like 1997's Donnie Brasco and Gus Van Sant's cult remake of Psycho, is fighting for her life after a tragic automobile accident.
Heche crashed her car at speed into a residence in the Mar Vista area of Los Angeles where she lived on Friday, August 5, causing her Mini Cooper to "go up in flames."
He was taken to hospital in critical condition as he had significant wounds which included "serious anoxic brain injury" and burns.
She was in a coma, placed on life support to determine if her organs were in the right position to donate because, according to a statement from her family, donating her organs "has long been her choice." Was"
In the same statement, her loved ones broke the sad news that she was not expected to survive because of her injuries.
Her family said, "Anne had a huge heart and touched everyone with her generous spirit." "More than his extraordinary talent, he saw spreading kindness and joy as his life's work - especially to needle in a confession of who you love.
One of the most talented actors of his generation, Heche was a mainstay in popular culture in the 1990s and in some of the biggest titles of the day.
In Mike Newell's hit crime drama Donnie Brasco, she starred alongside the likes of Al Pacino and Johnny Depp as Maggie, the wife of Depp's protagonist, Joe Piston.
Heche's versatile performance was critically acclaimed across the board, with one critic writing that she "does well with what could have been a thankless role."