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Hollywood actor Annie Wersching dies at 45 in Los Angeles after fighting cancer

New Delhi: The actor Annie Wersching, who was best known for her roles as FBI agent Renee Walker in the television series 24, and as Tess in the video game The Last of Us, has passed away. She was 45. Following a battle with cancer, Wersching passed suddenly early on Sunday in Los Angeles, her publicist […]

Edited By : Sakshi | Updated: Feb 4, 2023 14:09 IST
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New Delhi: The actor Annie Wersching, who was best known for her roles as FBI agent Renee Walker in the television series 24, and as Tess in the video game The Last of Us, has passed away. She was 45.

Following a battle with cancer, Wersching passed suddenly early on Sunday in Los Angeles, her publicist told The Associated Press. It was not stated what kind of cancer it was.

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.”

Annie’s co-star Abigail Spencer, who appeared with her on the sci-fi series “Timeless,” tweeted, “We love you Annie Wersching. You will be deeply missed.”

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Wersching, who was born and reared in St. Louis, Missouri, had numerous television appearances during her two-decade career.

Her debut acting role was in Star Trek: Enterprise, and she has since appeared as the Borg Queen in Star Trek: Picard’s second season as well as the seventh and eighth seasons of 24, Bosch, The Vampire Diaries, Marvel’s Runaways, The Rookie.

Additionally, she performed Tess’ voice and motion capture for the well-known video game The Last of Us.

According to Deadline, Wershing received a cancer diagnosis in 2020 but continued to work. She is survived by her three sons and her actor spouse Stephen Full. On Sunday, a GoFundMe campaign was created to help the family.

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First published on: Jan 30, 2023 11:27 AM IST

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