Actress Annie Wershing, best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the TV series 24at the age of 45.
Worshing died Sunday morning in Los Angeles following a battle with cancer, her publicist told The Associated Press. The type of cancer has not been determined.
Neil Druckmann, who created the video game The Last of Us for which Wersching provided the voice for Tess, wrote on Twitter: “We just lost a beautiful artist and human being. My heart is broken. Thoughts are with her loved ones.”
Actress Abigail Spencer, who appeared with Wersching on the sci-fi series Timeless, tweeted: “We love you Annie Wersching. You will be coldly ignored.”
Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Wersching has appeared in dozens of television shows over the course of her two-decade career. Her first credit was on Star Trek: Enterprise, and she’ll go on to have recurring roles in seasons seven and eight of 24, as well as on Bosch, The Vampire Diaries, Marvel’s Runaways, The Rookie, and most recently the second season of Star Trek: Picard as the Queen of the Zodiac.
Wershing was diagnosed with cancer in 2020, according to Deadline, and has continued to work. She is survived by her husband, actor Stephen Voll, and three children. a GoFundMe page to support the family.
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