Anne Heche laid to rest at historic Hollywood cemetery

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Anne Heche has been laid to rest at a storied Los Angeles cemetery alongside many Hollywood luminaries, her household mentioned Tuesday.

Heche was cremated and her ashes have been positioned in a mausoleum at Hollywood Forever Cemetery almost two weeks after she was declared lifeless at a hospital from accidents suffered in a fiery automobile crash.

In an announcement to The Associated Press, Heche’s son Homer Laffoon mentioned he and her different son Atlas Tupper “are convinced our Mom would love the site we have chosen for her; it’s beautiful, serene and she will be among her Hollywood peers.”

The cemetery has lately change into a cultural hub for movie screenings, musical performances and festivals.

Laffoon went to see the band My Morning Jacket there after his mom’s loss of life, with tickets purchased earlier than she died. He beloved the vibrancy of the situation, and took it as an indication that her grave needs to be there.

“Hollywood Forever is a living place,” Laffoon’s assertion mentioned.

A small personal memorial shall be held as soon as Heche’s gravestone is etched.

“She was our Mom, but the kindness and the outpouring of the past few days reminded us that she also belongs to her fans, to the entertainment community, and now, to the ages,” the assertion mentioned.

Founded in 1899 and situated close to the Paramount Pictures lot, the cemetery is dwelling to the graves and tombs of actors together with Judy Garland and Douglas Fairbanks, and of musicians together with Chris Cornell and Johnny Ramone.

Heche’s spot within the mausoleum within the cemetery’s Garden of Legends is close to that of Mickey Rooney, and faces a lake the place Burt Reynolds’ stays have been just lately relocated.

Heche, 53, was among the many largest movie stars of the late Nineties, starring reverse actors together with Johnny Depp and Harrison Ford, and had labored persistently in films and tv for greater than three many years. But private turmoil, which she described in a memoir and interviews, typically adopted her.

On Aug. 5, her automobile jumped a curb and smashed right into a West Los Angeles dwelling. Both the automobile and the house burst into flames. She was declared mind lifeless on Aug. 11, and was saved alive on life assist for 3 extra days so her organs may very well be donated.

Her loss of life was dominated an accident, and the trigger have been inhalation accidents and burns, in accordance to the Los Angeles County coroner.


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