Actor declared dead at 53
UPDATE: A spokeswoman for Anne Heche says the actor was taken off life support yesterday.
Actor Anne Heche has been declared legally dead after suffering a brain injury in a car crash last week.
According to her representative, the actor was declared "brain dead", which is the definition of death under California law.
However, sources say she is on life support and under evaluation for organ donation.
Heche was in a coma and in critical condition after her car crashed into a home in Los Angeles last Friday.
The 53 year old was best known for her work in movies such as "Donnie Brasco", "Catfight" and the remake of "Psycho."