’24’ Actress, Annie Wersching Loses Battle with Cancer, Dead At 45

 January 31, 2023

Best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series “24″Actor Annie Wersching, and providing the voice for Tess in the video game “The Last of Us,” has died at age 45, according to the Associated Press. Passing away on Sunday morning in Los Angeles, Werschings’ death followed a battle with cancer, according to her publicist.

In his statement, her husband said-

“There is a cavernous hole in the soul of this family today. But she left us the tools to fill it. She found wonder in the simplest moment. She didn’t require music to dance. She taught us not to wait for adventure to find you “ to go find it. It’s everywhere” and find it we shall”

-ActorStephen Full, Werschings’ Husband

Numerous warm sentiments poured in –

The creator of “The Last of Us,” Neil Druckmann, wrote on Twitter that -

“We just lost a beautiful artist and human being. My heart is shattered. Thoughts are with her loved ones.”

-Neil Druckmann

Having appeared with Wersching on the sci-fi series “Timeless”, Actor Abigail Spencer, tweeted-

“We love you Annie Wersching. You will be deeply missed.”

-Actor Abigail Spencer

Wersching was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She appeared on dozens of television shows over the course of her two-decade career. Her first credit was in “Star Trek: Enterprise,”. She would go on to have recurring roles in: the seventh and eighth seasons of “24,” “The Vampire Diaries,” Marvel’s “Runaways,” “Bosch,” “The Rookie” and, most recently, the second season of “Star Trek: Picard” as the Borg Queen. Wershing also provided the voice and motion capture performance, for Tess for the popular video game “The Last of Us.”

Diagnosed with cancer in 2020, Wershing continued working. She’s survived by her husband, actor Stephen Full, and three sons. To support the family, A GoFundMe page was set up Sunday. By the outpouring of supportive sentiments, she was well loved by family and colleagues alike. May her family find peace and rest as they walk through her loss together.

“Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.”

-Shannon L. Alder
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