Annie Wersching, who performed Tess within the authentic The Final of Us online game, has died of most cancers. The actor was 45 years outdated.
Finest recognized to the gaming group for enjoying Tess, Wersching additionally had a profitable profession on TV, showing on two seasons of 24 as Renee Walker, on the Amazon detective present Bosch, and most not too long ago within the second season of Star Trek: Picard because the Borg Queen. In accordance with Deadline, Wersching continued to work after receiving her most cancers prognosis in 2020.
The creators of The Final of Us TV present, Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann, stated they might dedicate final night time’s transferring third episode of the present to Wersching.
“Tonight’s episode has change into notably poignant in a approach we’d have by no means hoped or wished for, and we’re dedicating it to Annie’s reminiscence,” Mazin and Druckmann stated. “It could be too late to get that on display screen for tonight, however we are going to work to get it accomplished as quickly as we are able to.”
Druckmann, who additionally co-created the sport, paid additional tribute on Twitter. “We simply misplaced a gorgeous artist and human being. My coronary heart is shattered. Ideas are together with her family members,” he stated.
Amongst many others paying tribute to Wersching was her 24 co-star Kiefer Sutherland. “[She] was one of many best actors I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with, and my buddy. My coronary heart breaks for her younger household. Could she be remembered for the gorgeous person who she was,” he stated.
Wersching is survived by her husband, actor Stephen Full, and three sons. In an announcement, Full stated, “There’s a cavernous gap within the soul of this household immediately. However she left us the instruments to fill it. She discovered marvel within the easiest second. She didn’t require music to bounce. She taught us to not watch for journey to search out you. ‘Go discover it. It’s all over the place.’ And discover it we will.”
A GoFundMe has been set as much as help Wersching’s household.