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Annie Wershing, best known for her role in 24, has died at the age of 45

Annie Wershing, best known for her role in 24, has died at the age of 45


Actress Annie Werching died of cancer early Sunday morning, publicist Craig Schneider told CNN. Wersching was 45 years old.

She is best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker on the series ’24’.

Wersching’s husband, Stephen Voll, released a statement to CNN:

“There’s a cavernous hole in this family’s soul today. But she left us the tools to fill it. She found amazement in the slightest moment. She didn’t need music to dance. She taught us not to wait for adventure to find you. Go find it. It’s everywhere.” wrote says.

Wersching has also provided the voice of Tess in the video game ‘The Last of Us’. Neil Druckmann, creative director of the new HBO Max series “The Last of Us” based on the game, said: chirp Upon Weching’s death:

“Just found out that my dear friend, Annie Wershing, has passed away. We have just lost a beautiful artist and human being. My heart is broken. Thoughts are with her loved ones.”

(CNN and HBO Max are both part of the same parent company, Warner Bros. Discovery.)

a GoFundMe It was founded by “Handmaid’s Tale” actress Ever Carradine to support Annie’s children and husband “so they can go on living life in a way they know will make Annie proud.”

Wersching appeared regularly in television dramas throughout the decade and into the 2000s. In 2007, she played the role of Amelia Joffe in the long-running ABC soap ‘General Hospital’. Her breakout role came in 2008 when she portrayed FBI agent Renee Walker on the popular Fox show “24”, starring alongside Kiefer Sutherland throughout seasons seven and eight.

Some of Wersching’s other notable TV credits include her role as the love interest of Harry Bosch (Titus Welliver) in the 2014 Amazon Prime series “Bosch” and a recurring role as the evil vampire Lily Salvatore in The CW’s “The Vampire Diaries”.

While filming the Borg Queen in “Star Trek Picard” in 2022, Wersching often shared photos of herself from the set in full costume, accompanied by Messages Out of gratitude to the makeup artists and prosthetics who turned her into an intergalactic villain. Wersching’s role in “Star Trek Picard,” which airs on Paramount+, is listed as one of the actress’ last career credits on IMDb.

Wershing’s husband concluded his statement with a poignant memory on Sunday.

“As I lead our boys, love her real life, down the winding driveway and street, she’d cry out Goodbye! Until we fell out of earshot and entered the world. I can still hear her ringing. Goodbye my friend. ‘I love you, your little family…'”

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