“Today we lost a bright light, a kind and most joyful soul, a loving mother, and a loyal friend,” a representative told People in a statement on behalf of Heche’s family and friends.
“Anne will be deeply missed but she lives on through her beautiful sons, her iconic body of work, and her passionate advocacy. Her bravery for always standing in her truth, spreading her message of love and acceptance, will continue to have a lasting impact,” the statement continued.
Anne Heche does not have a husband, wife or spouse and is not married in 2022. The 53-year-old actress famously dated Ellen DeGeneres and previously dated her “Hung” co-star Thomas Jane. Her ex-husband is real estate broker Coleman Laffoon. It is not clear whether she has a boyfriend.
Heche was seriously injured in a fiery car accident Friday, August 5, 2022 in Los Angeles. She slammed into a garage, backed up and then careened into another house, causing her car to explode, according to TMZ. The 53-year-old actress was intubated and in critical condition after the crash and slipped into a coma. Photos of the aftermath showed the extent of the damage.
The family’s representative told People that she is legally dead according to California law, but her heart is still beating and she has not been taken off life support because she is an organ donor. OneLegacy Foundation is looking for recipients who will be a matched.. She was in a coma and in extreme critical condition after a fiery crash left her severely burned.
Here’s what you need to know:
Heche’s Ex-Husband Is a Real Estate Broker
Heche was previously married to real estate broker Coleman “Coley” Laffoon. Her ex-husband also worked as a cameraman for Ellen DeGeneres, according to according to his IMDB. Laffoon and Heche were married from 2001 to 2009.
Laffoon has since remarried, to Alexandra “Alexi” Laffoon, who is also his real estate business partner, according to his Instagram. They were married in 2015.
In 2020, Laffoon posted on his Instagram a link to a 2020 Los Angeles Times article that said he was the listing agent for a home Jack Black sold in Hollywood Hills. It was listed at $1.995 million, according to the Times.
Laffoon has two daughters, Zoey Marine and Emmy Lou, with his second wife, according to his IMDB profile. They also have a baby boy, he posted June 12 on Instagram, sharing a photo of their son with the caption, “the best of times.” He often posts photos with his wife and family, including a birthday message for his wife in May 2022.
“Join me in wishing beautiful Alexi happy bday. Here she is glorious and free, delighting in a day date with her husband,” he wrote. “A milestone birthday on the shore of the mighty Pacific. My heart is full and it looks like hers is too. Thank you for being our friend!”
Laffoon & Heche Share a 20-Year-Old Son, Homer
Heche and her ex-husband share a son, Homer, according to Laffoon’s Instagram page. He posted in March that Homer had turned 20.
“Freshly minted 20 year old Homer Laffoon holding his little brother in the morning light,” Coleman Laffoon wrote on Instagram. “There is a lot to find troubling with the wider world but there is also a lot to find beautiful and wonderful. Maybe this moment can be as good a reminder for you as it is for us. Happy Bday son. Love you!”
On his own birthday last year, Laffoon posted a photo with his four children, writing, “Celebrating 48 and feeling good. Love my family and friends – thank you for sharing this life.”
Heche Recently Dated Skincare Guru Peter Thomas Roth
Heche’s most recent public relationship was with skincare guru Peter Thomas Roth, according to Us Weekly. The outlet reported in September 2021 that the two had been dating for about two months after meeting in the Hamptons.
“Peter and Anne met through mutual friends in the Hamptons and have been dating for about eight weeks,” a source told the outlet. “They spent a week together in the Hamptons and are now in NYC for Fashion Week.”
At the time, Roth was 64 and Heche was 52.
“Roth — who owns Peter Thomas Roth Clinical Skin Care and Peter Thomas Roth Find Jewelry — was previously married to Noreen Donovan, with whom he shares two sons,” the outlet reported. “They split after nearly 20 years of marriage when Roth filed for divorce in 2016. Post-breakup, he was linked to actress Brooke Mueller.”