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Vampire Diaries actor Annie Wersching dies at 45 after battling cancer

Annie Wersching passed away on Sunday after battling cancer for several years. She is best known for her performance in the series, 24.

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Annie Wersching, who acted in 44 and Runaways, passed away at the age of 45.

Hollywood actor Annie Wersching, who rose to fame with her performance as FBI agent Renee Walker in the series 24, died at 45. She had been battling cancer for several years. 

Her publicist told The Associated Press that she passed away Sunday morning in Los Angeles.The type of cancer has not specified.

How her co-stars reacted

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

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

Annie Wersching’s life

Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Wersching appeared on dozens of television shows over the course of her two-decade career.

Annie Wersching’s filmography

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.

Annie Wersching’s fight with cancer

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.

With AP inputs

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First published on: 30-01-2023 at 16:17 IST