In fact, survival is why Heche became an actress. "It was the only job I could get to pay the rent," she said. Her big Hollywood break came early with her dual role as twins Vicky and Marley in the soap "Another World" (1987-91).
She said she found out she loved her craft. "It was just a beautiful way to express my feelings. I just try to be the most truthful embodiment of a character."Entire article, here.