Annie Wersching, an actor finest identified for her roles in “24” and “Bosch” and for originating the function of Tess within the 2013 online game “The Final of Us,” has died following a two-year battle with most cancers. She was 45.
Wersching’s loss of life was confirmed by a GoFundMe marketing campaign, shared to attract monetary assist for the actor’s household. The marketing campaign has been shared by Alexi Hawley, showrunner of “The Rookie,” Julie Plec, the showrunner of “The Vampire Diaries,” in addition to “The Final of Us” inventive director Neil Druckmann.
Plec tweeted, “I grew to become a fan from ‘24’ and was fortunate to have the ability to have Annie play mama to 2 of the most well liked vamps on the town… RIP Annie, you great soul.”
“We simply misplaced an exquisite artist and human being. My coronary heart is shattered,” Druckmann wrote.
Born in St. Louis, Mo., Wersching’s first display screen credit score got here at 24 years previous, showing in a 2002 episode of “Star Trek: Enterprise.” Wersching would go on to look in a wide range of collection — together with “Frasier,” “Supernatural” and “Charmed” — earlier than touchdown recurring roles as Amelia Joffe in “Basic Hospital” and Renee Walker in “24.” Wersching would later be part of “Timeless,” “The Vampire Diaries” and “Extant” as recurring characters. Wersching additionally seem in “Runaways” and “The Rookie.”
After being identified with most cancers in 2020, Wersching continued performing all through the next two years.
Wersching’s GoFundMe notes how a lot the actor adored her household. “Annie lived for her household. She cherished her work and cherished her associates, however Steve and the boys have been her absolute every little thing. It’s so Steve can have time to grieve with out the strain of needing to work. So he may be daddy to Freddie (12), Ozzie (9) and Archie (4) as they navigate the long run with out their mother, with out candy Annie.”
Wersching is survived by her husband, Stephen, and three sons, Eddie, Ozzie and Archie, aged 12, 9 and 4.
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