Anne Heche, who died last month, was one of several late favorite stars honored during the tribute at the 2022 Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, September 12.
John Legend took the stage to perform a new song called “Pieces” as images of Hollywood stars lost for a year flashed on the big screen behind him. Along with Heche, the heart segment featured Bob Saget, Ray Liotta, James Caan, Betty White, Sidney Poitier and many more.
Another world The alum, who won a Daytime Emmy in 1991 for her dual role as twins Vicki Hudson and Marley Love on the long-running soap opera, died Aug. 12, a week after her car crashed into a Los Angeles home. Heche was 53 years old.
5th of August, I know what you did last summer The actress, while traveling at high speed, accidentally crashed her Mini Cooper into a two-story house in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles, causing a massive fire. Although one resident was at home at the time of the accident, she was in the backyard and was not injured. However, Heche was stuck in the burning building for 45 minutes before firefighters were able to rescue her.
Although Heche was initially conscious and talking to rescuers at the scene, she fell into a coma three days later. wag the dog The actress was officially declared dead on August 12, but she was taken off life support two days later to have her organs removed.
six days seven nights According to the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner, the star’s official cause of death was smoke poisoning and thermal injury.
“Today we lost a bright light, a kind and joyful soul, a loving mother and a true friend,” Heche’s spokesperson said in a statement. Us weekly at that time. “Anne will be sorely missed, but she lives on through her beautiful sons, her iconic work and her passionate advocacy. Her courage to always stand up for her truth while spreading her message of love and acceptance will continue to have a lasting impact.”
Heche’s 20-year-old son, Homer, whom she shared with her ex-husband. Coleman “Cowley” Lafunefiled documents to manage the property of his late mother, Us confirmed September 1st. The Ohio native who died intestate also shared 13-year-old son Atlas with an ex James Tupper.
“The estate consists of two (2) testamentary heirs, Homer Heche Luffoon and Atlas Heche Tupper. Homer Heche Lafoon is an adult and would-be Administrator. Atlas Heche Tupper is a minor,” the legal documents state. “At the same time as this petition, a petition was filed to appoint an ad litem guardian for a minor, specifically requesting that the ad litem guardian be given the right to waive bail on behalf of the minor.”
Heche will be commemorated in one of her last films, which will be released posthumously. director Eric Parkinsonwho worked with the late star on Wildfire: Legend of the Cherokee Ghost, dedicates the film to her name, he told TMZ in August. The inspirational film will be released on Friday, September 16th.