The Vampire Diaries, The Last of Us and 24 actor Annie Wersching dies at 45 after battle with cancer


Actor Annie Wersching, best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series 24 and providing the voice for Tess in the video game The Last of Us, has died at the age of 45 after a prolonged battle with cancer. She passed away on Sunday morning in Los Angeles, her publicist told The Associated Press. The type of cancer was not specified.

Neil Druckmann, who created The Last of Us paid a moving tribute to Annie and wrote on Twitter, “We just lost a beautiful artist and human being. My heart is shattered. Thoughts are with her loved ones.”

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Co-star Abigail Spencer, who shared screen space with Annie on the sci-fi series Timeless, tweeted, “We love you Annie Wersching. You will be deeply missed.”

Annie appeared on several TV shows in a career spanning two decades. Her first credit was Star Trek: Enterprise, followed by recurring roles in seventh and eighth seasons of 24, Bosch, The Vampire Diaries, Runways, The Rookie and most recently in second season of Star Trek: Picard as the Borg Queen. Annie is survived by husband Stephen Full and three sons. She was diagnosed with cancer in summer 2020. There’s a GoFundMe page me set up for her family:

(Source: AP/Twitter)

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