Anne Heche was born in Ohio; her first professional acting job was in the soap Another World, for which she won a Daytime Emmy Award. Her television film debut was opposite Jessica Lange in Hallmark Hall of Fame’s acclaimed O Pioneers! Subsequent films for television include Against the Wall, Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long, Hallmark Hall of Fame’s Silver Bells, and Gracie’s Choice, for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. She made her feature debut in The Adventures of Huck Finn (opposite Elijah Wood). Subsequent features include The Juror (Demi Moore), Walking and Talking (Catherine Keener), Donnie Brasco (Johnny Depp), Wag the Dog (Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman), Six Days Seven Nights (Harrison Ford), Bowfinger (Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy), Cedar Rapids (Ed Helms, John C. Reilly) and Rampart (Woody Harrelson, Ice Cube).
Series for television include Ally McBeal, Everwood, Nip/Tuck, Men in Trees, Hung and The Michael J. Fox Show. Anne Heche starred on Broadway in Proof and received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in Twentieth Century, opposite Alec Baldwin.