Actress Anne H is not expected to survive a fatal accident last Friday, her family say. The actress suffered a “severe anoxic brain injury” and is attached to the hospital until doctors decide whether to donate her organs, according to reports. Guardian.
The family said organ donation was “his wish for a long time”.
“We would like to thank everyone for their well wishes and prayers for Anne’s recovery and thank the dedicated staff and wonderful nurses who cared for Anne at the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital,” a family representative said in a statement.
“Unfortunately, as a result of the accident, Annie H suffered a severe anoxic brain injury and remains in a coma, in a critical condition. We do not expect her to survive,” the statement added.
“Annie had a big heart and touched everyone she met with her generosity. More than her extraordinary talent, she was compassionate. We will remember her for her courageous honesty,” the statement said.
H, 53, was hospitalized Friday after the car he was driving went out of control in a Los Angeles neighborhood and crashed into a house before bursting into flames, police said.
No one was injured in the home, but the impact caused the house to burst into flames, requiring the intervention of dozens of firefighters.
Police want to know if He was under the influence of drugs at the time of the accident, as there were drugs in her blood, but they may have come from the drugs she was given at the hospital.
He rose to fame with the television series Another World, which earned him a Daytime Emmy Award, followed by roles in the HBO series Hung and Walk the Dog and Cedar Rapids, among other roles.
He came to tabloid attention for his relationship with comedian Ellen DeGeneres in the 1990s, when DeGeneres publicly revealed that she was a lesbian. After splitting with DeGeneres, H married cameraman Coleman Lafoon, from whom she later divorced. Later she was in a relationship for several years with actor James Tubber in the TV series “Men in Trees”.