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Anne Heche Biography

Birth Name:
Anne Celeste Heche
Birth Place:
Aurora, Ohio, United States

Fast Facts

  • Made her foray into acting at age 12 in a performance of The Music Man at a dinner theater in Trenton, NJ
  • Was offered the role of good/evil twins Marley McKinnon/Vicky Frame on the NBC soap Another World when she was still in high school, but turned it down so she could finish her education
  • Later accepted the role, winning a Daytime Emmy Award in 1991 for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series
  • Won a Creative Integrity Award at the L
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  • Gay & Lesbian Center's Women's Night in 1999 for her volunteer work at the Teen Center
  • Penned a 2001 autobiography, Call Me Crazy, recalling earlier stories of her alternate persona Celestia awaiting pickup by a spaceship
  • Appeared on Broadway in 2002 in the Tony-award winning play Proof, and earned a Tony nomination for her performance in the 2004 revival of Twentieth Century
  • Replaced Kristin Bauer in HBO's Hung after the pilot was filmed


  • 2004Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie: nominated
  • 1997National Board of Review-Best Supporting Actress: winner