Anne heche dating ellen degeneres
The couple declared their love not through the drip-feed of paragraphs in the gossip columns but on the top-rated Oprah Winfrey Show.
To show that they really meant it, the pair canoodled at the annual White House correspondents' dinner. "I was drawn to her, she was drawn to me," said Heche.
A year after 36m people tuned in to see her character come out in Ellen, the show was cancelled and she has not been seen since on network television.
Joel Schumacher, director of Falling Down, The Client and Batman Forever, said: "We accept Robin Williams playing a gay man in Bird Cage.
Tom Hanks played a man dying of Aids who kissed Antonio Banderas on the lips in Philadelphia.
It is more difficult to quantify the effect of coming out on Heche's career.
She has continued to receive plenty of parts, but none that has transcended the interest in her private life, or fulfilled the potential that was promised by her work in the mid-90s.