The disaster film Volcano, about the formation of a volcano in Los Angeles, had her star with Tommy Lee Jones and Gaby Hoffmann, playing a seismologist.While critical response towards the film was mixed, it grossed US2 million at the international box office.; born May 25, 1969) is an American actress, director, and screenwriter.Following a dual role in the daytime soap opera Another World (1987–91), she came to mainstream prominence in the late 1990s with the films Donnie Brasco (1997), Volcano (1997), Six Days, Seven Nights (1998), and Return to Paradise (1998).
The production made US2.2 million at the worldwide box office, In 2001, she also obtained a recurring role in the fourth season of the television series Ally Mc Beal.In 2004, Heche received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the Lifetime movie Gracie's Choice, as well as a Saturn Award nomination for Best Actress for her performance in the CBS television film The Dead Will Tell.In the same year, she acted opposite Alec Baldwin in Broadway's Twentieth Century, about a successful and egomaniacal Broadway director (Baldwin), who has transformed a chorus girl (Heche) into a leading lady.She also starred in the television series Men in Trees (2006–08), Hung (2009–11), Save Me (2013), Dig (2016), and Aftermath (2016). He was a very promiscuous man, and we knew his lifestyle then," Heche said on Larry King Live. ", in a 2001 interview with The Advocate, Heche replied "I don't think he was just a gay man. My belief was that my father was gay and he had to cover that up. The more he couldn't be who he was, the more that came out of him in ways that it did." The remainder of Heche's family subsequently moved to Chicago, where Heche attended the progressive Francis W. In 1985, when Heche was 16, an agent spotted her in a school play and secured her an audition for the daytime soap opera As the World Turns.When asked in a 2001 interview on Larry King Live what her father's source of income was, Heche replied, "Well, he was a choir director. He said that he was involved in a business of gas and oil. But he never was involved in the business of gas and oil ever." On March 3, 1983, when Heche was 13, her 45-year-old father died of AIDS. Heche flew to New York City, auditioned, and was offered a job, but her mother insisted she finish high school first.Heche starred in Gus Van Sant's Psycho (1998), a remake of the 1960 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock.