West News Wire: Best known for portraying FBI agent Renee Walker in the television series “24,” actress Annie Wersching “and acting as Tess’ voice 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 Last of Us,” which was created by Neil Druckmann “We just lost a beautiful artist and human being, someone tweeted. My heart is broken. The people she loves are in our thoughts.
We adore you Annie Wersching, tweeted actor Abigail Spencer, who costarred with Wersching on the science fiction series “Timeless. You are greatly missed.
Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Wersching appeared on dozens of television shows over the course of her two-decade career.
Her first credit was in “Star Trek: Enterprise,” and she would go on to have recurring roles in the seventh and eighth seasons of “24,” “Bosch,” “The Vampire Diaries,” Marvel’s “Runaways,” “The Rookie” and, most recently, the second season of “Star Trek: Picard” as the Borg Queen.
She also provided the voice and motion capture performance for Tess for the popular video game “The Last of Us.”
Wershing was diagnosed with cancer in 2020, according to Deadline, and continued working. She’s survived by her husband, actor Stephen Full, and three sons. A GoFundMe page was set up Sunday to support the family.