Anne Heche Biography and Cause of Death

Anne Heche died on 11th august 2022 after spending days in a coma following a car crash. She suffered pulmonary injuries and various major degrees of burns and never got out alive.

 Her mini cooper bus crashed into a house which led to an inferno and took a major part of her before she was rescued and rushed to the hospital. She had drug tests performed on her that proved she drove under substance use.

This hurt all her fans across the world and her Ex-husband Ellen Degeneres seem to be the most hurt in all of this.

Who is Anne Heche?

Anne Celeste Heche was an American actress who was born on May 25, 1969, in Aurora, Ohio. 

 She was the youngest of five children that grew up in a strict religious household. When she was sixteen, Heche's parents divorced and she subsequently moved with her mother and siblings to New York City. 

What happened to Anne Heck

Heche had a huge net worth, she began acting in Off-Broadway productions before making her film debut in the 1987 comedy Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead.

She went on to appear in a number of films throughout the 1990s, including The Juror (1996) and Volunteer (1997). In 1998, Heche made headlines when she began dating Ellen DeGeneres. The couple split after three years but remained close friends. 

In 2001, Heche starred opposite Harrison Ford in the action-adventure film Six Days Seven Nights.

Anne Celeste Heche's husband is named Coleman Laffoon. They have been married since 2001 and have one child together.

She met Laffoon when she was working on the film "VOLCANO" in Los Angeles. They married soon after, on September 1st, 2001. The couple had one child together, a son named Atlas Heche Laffoon, born in 2002.

Laffoon is a former television cameraman who currently works as a Los Angeles real estate agent. The couple currently resides in California with their son.

Cause of death:

The event took place on Friday 5 August 2022 and came to public notice when members of the Los Angeles fire department helped rescue a dying Anne from her Vehicle which was set ablaze after it crashed into a neighboring apartment.

She was in Coma for days, and doctors considered offering a series of surgical interventions for the various degrees of burns and inhalational injuries but she later succumbed to death.

Before the event, in a recent episode of the podcast “Better together” she uploaded the same day that the event occurred Anne was seen joking about how she consumed “Vodka with wine chasers”  but this was on a podcast set that was recorded Tues 2 August 2002.

She however was tested by the Los Angeles Police Department to determine if there was Drug and Alcohol use before the accident occurred and was found to be positive for alcohol.

How she was rescued?

She was pulled out of the burning vehicle by a team of 59 firefighters from the Los Angeles fire Department and was in critical condition before her demise.

Who owns the house Anne ran into:

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The house involved in the accident belongs to Mrs. Lynne Mishele, she spoke through her Attorney recounting her ordeal and how she escaped the whiskers of death for her and her pets just by a stroke of luck. 

She also lamented the loss of properties and other things of value that were lost in the inferno. 

Neighbors of Lynne who were touched by her situation already set up a GOfundme page for her and were able to raise $104K+.

Lynne was grateful for the hand of assistance rendered by neighbors and also for the infinite mercy of God that spared them from physical harm as the efforts of 59 firefighters could not put out the fire until 65 minutes after when all her belongings has been consumed by fire.

 This could have been a more disastrous and involved loss of lives but for the mighty hands of God that preserved them. 

Investigations into Anne’s ordeal:

There were claims of driving under the influence of drugs which the police department investigated and the toxicology report proved the accident was likely due to driving under influence.

Fans around the world were urged to commit her in prayers even as she fought for her life. They were optimistic that she will make it out of the coma but it didn't happen. Anne Heche's death came as a shock to many on 11th August 2022 following complications of burns.


The events that led to the accident and her death are still shocking to the world and her fans and many friends in the industry couldn't hold their tears but since health is inevitable we commit her soul to her creator.

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