Anne Heche's Ex
Cameraman-turned-real estate agent Coleman Laffoon is known for his
marriage to actress, screenwriter and director Anne Heche, which lasted
from September 2001 to the early 2007 when they formally separated. The
couple were involved in a long running court battle over spousal and
child support. Their divorce was eventually finalized on March 10,
Cincinnati, Ohio Native
Childhood and Family:
Coleman Laffoon was born on October 7, 1973, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is
the son of Polk Laffoon IV, vice president of corporate relations for
newspaper giant Knight-Ridder. He attended the University of Florida.
On September 1, 2001, Coleman married actress Anne Heche (born May 25,
1969) after she had a same-sex relationship with comedian Ellen
DeGeneres (from 1997 to 2000). The couple welcomed a baby boy, Homer
Heche Laffoon, on March 2, 2002. Coleman and his wife formally split up
in late January 2007. He filed for divorce on February 2, 2007.
Following a long running court battle over spousal and child support,
Coleman and Laffoon finally reached a divorce settlement on March 4,
2009. Their divorce was finalized on March 10, 2009.
Real Estate Agent
Coleman Laffoon received special thanks credit on the TV documentary
“Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning” (2000). He went on to
serve as assistant camera on the television documentary “Ellen De
Generes: American Summer Documentary” (2001). It was during this
period that he met future wife Anne Hech and began dating her after she
broke up with DeGeneres. Laffoon and Hech were married from September
2001 until they separated in early 2007.
On November 24, 2007, Laffoon obtained California Real Estate License (Salesperson).
In 2010, Laffoon worked as real estate agent at Rick Hilton's firm, Hilton & Hyland.