"At trial, I found out that I had actually asked [Ruckelshaus] if she wanted to use my cell phone," recalls Locane. Le 27 juin 2010, elle a été impliquée dans un accident de la circulation avec plus de trois fois la limite autorisée d'alcool dans le sang, qui a entraîné la mort d'une passagère dans l'autre véhicule, Helene Seeman, 60 ans et gravement blessé le mari de cette dernière, Fred Seeman.
Whenever Amy Locane speaks to students about the night she drove drunk and killed a 60-year-old wife and mother of two, the former actress of Cry-Baby and Melrose Place fame likes to preface it by sharing the rather humdrum events that led up to it: On June 27, 2010, Locane woke up in her Hopewell, N.J., home, jogged with her young girls in a double stroller, then drove to a nearby theater to participate in the closing of a community play. "She was a sweet young girl, but she overestimated her position in the business," recalls her costar Doug Savant, who played Matt Fielding. MELROSE Place actress Amy Locane is headed to jail for five years after being re-sentenced for driving under the influence and killing a 60-year-old woman. She appeared in the movie School Ties as the love interest of Brendan Fraser.
But trouble began creeping in as well, with Locane adding some off-camera drama to the highly anticipated Beverly Hills, 90210 spin-off Melrose Place. ", Producers ended up dropping Locane after 13 episodes and brought on Daphne Zuniga (as photographer Jo Reynolds) to fill the void.
By the time of her sentencing, Locane had already acclimated herself to a new life behind bars. Their daughters, Paige and Avery, were born in 2007 and 2009, so the former movie star became a stay-at-home mom.
But the jury wasn't swayed: On Nov. 27, 2012, Locane was found guilty of second-degree vehicular homicide and assault by an auto. They had 2 children, Paige Cricket (13) and Avery Hope (11).. About.
She passed the time by checking out books from the prison library, but she never stayed too long in one place. Next came a rehabilitation section of the prison, and then an area where she helped train puppies for work in law enforcement.
But Amy was great, a pro through the whole thing.". She had already been modeling and making commercials since the age of 10, but Cry-Baby — a 1990 musical comedy about a teen rebel who falls for a rich and beautiful good girl — was the game changer that she and her stage mom, Helen, had been looking for. Then she gets to the part that typically makes her audience gasp: After drinking alcohol as a way to "cope with her problems," Locane drove home alone in her SUV and broadsided a Mercury Milan driven by Fred Seeman, who was making a left turn into his driveway. She gave birth to their first child, Paige Cricket Locane Bovenizer in 2007.
She's ready to talk about the past seven years of her life but wants to make sure her motive for granting her first full-fledged interview is not misunderstood.
"I try to ground [the kids] with the details of anybody's day, how it seems pretty mundane, but that something intense, larger than life, can happen.". Mark Bovenizer and Amy Locane are divorced after a marriage of 7 years. En 2017, les Seeman ont obtenu un règlement de 4,8 millions de dollars dans le cadre d'une poursuite civile.
Amy a été reconnue coupable des faits en Novembre 2012.
Locane was engaged to a firefighter named Mark Bovenizer in 2006.
"I don't even recall how many I had," says Locane, who didn't testify at her trial. "The very first day, she came to rehearsal in my living room," recalls director John Waters. The judge sentenced Locane to three years in prison, making her eligible for parole after two and a half years. "We are talking about something that's incredibly sad and tragic.
"While it has been a long ordeal for the Seeman family," he says, "they remain resolute in seeing Ms. Locane and any other responsible parties brought to justice. After celebrating at a wrap party with the cast and crew, Locane met up with her then-husband, Mark, and their two young daughters at a friends' barbecue. She gave birth to their first child, Paige Cricket Locane Bovenizer in 2007. Amy Rose Locane a commencé sa carrière dans des publicités à l'âge de 12 ans. Amy began her acting career at the tender age of 12, with roles in numerous commercials before landing the part of Andrea Winger in Spencer. ", And so, Locane waits and endures in her small Hopewell bubble, seeing her daughters every Monday and Wednesday and every other weekend while keeping herself busy by running, working, attending AA meetings, and making occasional appearances at schools arranged by the organization Steered Straight. Critics agreed. And she appeared in Prefontaine, opposite Jared Leto. "The worst night of my life was when I had to tell the kids that their mother wasn't coming home," recalls Bovenizer, who split with Locane in November 2015. "I'm pretty sure I had a concussion," Locane says. Offers may be subject to change without notice. ", Locane was released from prison on June 12, 2015, but the controversy over her shortened sentence continues, and her time behind bars may not be over.
He cited how unlikely it was that she'd ever drive drunk again and showed special concern for her daughters, the younger of whom suffers from an intestinal bowel disorder.
The star, born December 19, 1971, also starred in the first season of soap opera Melrose Place, playing Sandy Louise Harling. Locane was part of the original 1992 cast, nabbing the part of a Southern waitress named Sandy Louise Harling on Fox's prime-time soap, but brought an attitude to the set that did not match her résumé.
Seeman would not comment for this story, but the lead trial attorney in the civil suit, Raymond Silverman, says the family supports the state's actions. We had Patty Hearst, David Nelson, Traci Lords.
Fred Seeman and his son Ford were furious. In video from that day, Seeman can be heard yelling about how little time Locane would have to spend in prison.
The judge also ordered her to serve three years of parole upon her release.
She was immediately remanded to jail.
"She's very much a survivor. Elle a également tenu le rôle de Sandy Harling dans 13 épisodes de la première saison de Melrose Place avant de quitter la série. Credit: Prosecutors appealed the original sentence and claimed the judge was too lenient by giving her a sentence below the usual guideline range of five to ten years. Entertainment Weekly may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Locane is equally fuzzy about the approximately 15-minute ride from the barbecue to her home — such as when she rear-ended a minivan driven by Maureen Ruckelshaus at a stoplight and then fled the scene.
Amy Locane, 48, is an American actress best known for her role in Cry-Baby. La passagère mourut sous les yeux de son fils, Curtis, qui a couru immédiatement sur les lieux de l'accident lorsqu'il a entendu le choc. Locane will have to spend a total of at least six years in jail before being eligible for parole under the No Early Release Act. "I just remember being 32 and sitting in sitcom class and staying at a friend's house, and the friend had a dog and his crazy ex-girlfriend kept bringing more dogs she rescued from the desert, and I went, 'This really isn't the life I want to be living,"' recalls Locane. ", While she walks and works in anonymity today, 27 years ago Locane was a promising young actress who missed her high school prom to star in a movie opposite Johnny Depp. "In prison she was in a section for people in recovery, so that probably helped her," says Susanne Morgan, Locane's AA sponsor (who was not incarcerated with her).
", It's a justice that Locane's legal team maintains has already been served.
Now Locane — who is in the process of a divorce from her husband, Mark, after seven years of marriage — is back in Hopewell, working a retail job in a home-and-garden store, living in a two-bedroom apartment, and trying to carve out a new life. But they say if you reach just one person, then you have tried to make the situation a little better.
), That appeal is pending in the Appellate Division of New Jersey Superior Court, while a six-year-old lawsuit filed by Seeman against Locane, Bovenizer, and the couple who hosted the barbecue drags on in civil court.
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Locane stares blankly as she's asked to recall what happened that summer night on Cherry Hill Road in Montgomery Township: "I can only remember the frame of mind I was in before it happened, and then bits and pieces." His wife and front-seat passenger, Helene — a New York University adjunct professor and fixture in the contemporary art world — died at the scene. "I get that. According to Locane's lawyer, she was originally sentenced to three years and served the time in state prison. Amy Locane-Bovenizer faced up to 10 years in prison after a jury in November convicted her of vehicular homicide in the 2010 death of 60-year-old Seeman in Montgomery Township. But Locane recognizes that she has no one to blame but herself. "From what I could gather, she was screaming, 'She's drunk, she's drunk,' and she needed a cell phone because she was going to call the cops. I mean, it will always be a horrible situation. Andrew Semel/FOX, | The couple married before the birth of their second daughter, Avery Hope Locane Bovenizer, in 2009. Amy Locane is a 48 year old American Actress. Sa seconde fille, Avery Hope Locane-Bovenizer est née le 21 janvier 2009.
They had 2 children. "That's where the failure of this whole thing happened," he says. Le 23 janvier 2007, à l'âge de 35 ans, elle donna naissance à son premier enfant, Paige Cricket Locane-Bovenizer, fruit de sa relation avec Mark Bovenizer avec qui elle s'est mariée en 2006 . I understand how people would feel animosity toward me. "Amy has always accepted responsibility for her role in the accident, which led to this tragic result," says Wronko, whose firm is handling Locane's appeal and advising her in the civil case, expected to head to trial in October. © Copyright 2020 Meredith Corporation.
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Because Locane had served three years already she will only need to serve five years as part of the eight-year sentence. "I came off as immature," Locane says now. As to reports that she giggled at the scene, Locane says, "I knew one of [the EMTs] was a husband of a girlfriend of mine.