Actress Anne Heche is seriously injured in a traffic accident in Los Angeles. For a while she is in critical condition, then the all-clear comes: The 53-year-old is stable. Meanwhile, numerous fans and colleagues are showing their support for Heche on social media.
Actress Anne Heche appears to be in "stable condition" after her car crash last Friday. A spokesman for the US actress confirmed this to "People" magazine. "Her family and friends are asking for their prayers and thoughts and to respect her privacy at this difficult time," the representative added. The 53-year-old is said to remain in the hospital.
Police initially reported that a woman drove her car into a home in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles on Friday, setting both the vehicle and the home on fire. The car was on fire after the impact and the driver suffered burns. Among other things, sources reported to CNN that the woman was Anne Heche.
Fans, friends and colleagues all showed their support for the actress following the news of her accident. Actor James Tupper, with whom Heche was in a relationship from 2007 to 2018 and has a son together, wrote about a picture of the actress with her offspring: "Thoughts and prayers for this beautiful woman, actress and mother. We love you."
Actor Peter Facinelli published a photo with Heche in an Instagram story, with whom he stood in front of the camera for "13 Minutes - Every Second Counts" and "The Vanished". He wrote: "I pray for you and your wonderful family." Fellow actor and ex-partner Thomas Jane told the Daily Mail in a statement that his "thoughts and prayers" are with Heche, describing her as "one of the true talents of her generation."
Anne Heche works as an actress, screenwriter and director. She made a name for herself in front of the camera in the 90s with roles in films such as "Volcano" or "Six Days, Seven Nights". She later became known to an even wider audience with TV roles in series such as "Ally McBeal", "Everwood" or "Men in Trees".