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Anne Heche Talks Playing Husband and Wife with Real-Life Partner James Tupper in New TV Series: We're 'Family People'
Originally posted 09/27/2016 03:50PM
In the new Syfy series Aftermath, Heche and her longtime partner James Tupper star as a husband-wife duo navigating their family through a post-apocalyptic world full of supernatural scares.
And the actress says her real-life relationship with Tupper informed the one that plays out on screen.
"We're very strong family people, and we felt a connection to this story," Heche, 47, says in the new issue of PEOPLE.
Originally posted 03/05/2015 03:25PM
USA's new archaeological miniseries Dig is drawing comparisons to Harrison Ford's classic Indiana Jones series – so did Anne Heche pull out her inner Indy for the role?
"It's very Indiana Jones! He kicks butt; so does [costar] Jason Isaacs. I do, too. People die all over the place," the actress, 45, tells PEOPLE of her latest project.
Now that she's got some butt-kicking experience under her belt via the Jerusalem-set conspiracy theory thriller, would Heche's kids say she's a cool mom?
Originally posted 06/11/2013 06:05AM
Hint: It has to do with her boyfriend, Revenge star James Tupper
Originally posted 05/23/2013 07:45PM
"I am not ashamed of it. I bribe my kids sometimes. And it works for the most part," the Save Me star confesses
Originally posted 04/10/2013 06:30PM
The actress tackles a public temper tantrum – and support from another mother gets her through, she writes
Originally posted 09/02/2012 12:05PM
"I would like you to give it a try," the actress writes of her struggle with 10-year-old son Homer
Originally posted 11/23/2011 05:55AM
Zac Efron ordered for the entire table during his recent guys' night out at Ago Restaurant in West Hollywood. The actor held court at his table and was in a great mood during the meal. He also stopped over and briefly sat down to greet Anne Heche and James Tupper, who were having a romantic dinner together across the restaurant. – Jennifer Garcia
Originally posted 08/26/2009 09:40PM
In a no-holds-barred interview, Anne Heche told David Letterman on Wednesday exactly what she thinks of her ex-husband, Coley Laffoon.
"Can you say 'lazy ass' on TV?" Heche, 40, asked on the Late Show with David Letterman when he inquired about her ex, the father of her 7-year-old son, Homer. She quickly retracted her statement, by saying, "No, no, no. That's terrible."
The feud between Heche and Laffoon still continues – even six months after the two reached a settlement in their divorce, which includes monthly child support payments to Laffoon for their son.
Originally posted 08/10/2009 10:05AM
How did Ashton Kutcher and Anne Heche prepare to shoot their explicit new film Spread? By scurrying to the gym and slimming down.
"I did everything I possibly could to give him a run for his money onscreen," Heche, 40, told PEOPLE at Saturday night's premiere of the movie in East Hampton, N.Y. "I ran and I did a few more sit-ups than normal ... and stayed away from the butter."
Kutcher, 31, who plays a hustler sleeping his way into a life of privilege (and seducing Heche's character along the way), likewise dropped weight. "I had just played a movie [Personal Effects] where I played a wrestler," he told PEOPLE, "so I had to lose like 10 pounds and stop eating and take care of myself. I really cut back to a meal a day. I was probably down to 175 pounds."
Originally posted 05/14/2009 09:50AM
Taking a break from Daddy duty, actor James Tupper joked that fathering his newborn son, Atlas, with Anne Heche has been exhausting.
"It's a bit like having an unreasonable employer," he told PEOPLE. "He doesn't give breaks."
Tupper, who is also step-dad to Heche's son Homer, 7, from her marriage to Coley Lafoon, admits that as babies go, Atlas is very well-behaved. "I always imagine babies crying," he says. "He doesn't really. He's very sweet. He's in a warm bath of love and attention."
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