They began dating in 2007 and announced her pregnancy last December. When being asked if he would like to have another child, Tupper tells Life and Style, "I'd love to have a girl.I'm trying to talk Anne into it, but like every actress, she says, 'I don't want to get fat again. ' " Prior to dating Tupper, Heche was married to then husband Coleman 'Coley' Laffoon, who is a cameraman, from 2001 to 2009.
ET), Anne Heche readily cops to a little off-duty chaos. It was supposed to be Chicago — where she and her two sons, Homer, 15, and Atlas, 8, are meeting up with her partner, James Tupper, as he wraps up a film.“You’ll have to excuse me, I’ve just been in three different time zones and my brain is a little off,” she says about a minute into our chat, after apologizing for a slight delay in tracking her down. But having just arrived at a “strip mall,” somewhere outside the city, she says, “I could be anywhere!I have just been dumped into what we are calling the Marriott Oasis, which exists in every state in the country, and which we’ve been visiting a lot this summer.” Entertainingly zany, or as she puts it, a bit of a “goofball,” Heche clearly enjoys playing with our expectations of her.If the pilot doesn’t leave much to the imagination (we see a photo of Campbell’s dead son, in his battle fatigues, on her desk in the opening shot), Heche’s concentration pulls you in as the plot swiftly builds.While immediately sympathetic, her character is also a rapidly compartmentalizing master of calculation, one defined by the Solomon-like decision she faces early on: Should she keep her team focused on the original mission of saving an American doctor kidnapped in Syria, or follow a newer set of orders to sacrifice the young surgeon in order to nab a bigger terrorist target?
Like a special ops team with a lot riding on its next move, it’s easy to root for Heche, who was discovered by an agent in a high school production, and lit out for New York despite her mother’s disapproval (the two remain estranged today.) But whether or not the role on The Brave lodges her firmly back in the firmament, Heche says she’s thrilled to be exactly where she is now, working on a show with a seriousness and relevancy that she embraces in midlife. and it’s a role that it took a lifetime to earn,” she says.