(CNN) — Actress Annie Wersching died of cancer Sunday morning, her publicist Craig Schneider told CNN. He was 45 years old.
She was best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series “24”.
Wershing’s husband, Stephen Full, released a statement to CNN:
“Today there is a huge hole in the soul of this family. But he left us the tools to fill it. He found wonder in the simplest of moments. He didn’t need music to dance. He taught us not to wait for adventure to find you. go find him it’s everywhere. And we’ll find it.”
“As she led our children, the true love of her life, down the winding driveway and down the street, she was screaming goodbye! Until we were out of earshot and out into the world. I can still hear her.” Am. Goodbye dear. ‘I love you little family…'”.
Wersching also provided the voice of Tess in “The Last of Us”. Neil Druckmann is the creative director of The Last of Us. Tweeted On passage of washing:
“I just learned that my dear friend Annie Wersching has passed away. We have just lost a beautiful artist and human being. My heart is broken. My thoughts are with her loved ones.”
“The Handmaid’s Tale” actress Ever Carradine created a GoFundMe in support of Annie’s children and husband “so that they can continue to live a life that I know would make Annie proud.”
Wershing appeared regularly in television dramas throughout the years and into the 2010s. In 2007, she starred as Amelia Joffrey in the ABC production of “General Hospital”. Her breakout role came in 2008 when she played FBI Agent Renee Walker on Fox’s hit show “24”, starring alongside Kiefer Sutherland during its seventh and eighth seasons.
Some of Verching’s other notable television credits include her role as the love interest of Harry Bosch (Michael Connelly) in the 2014 Amazon Prime series “Bosch” and a recurring role as the villainous vampire Lillian Salvatore on “The Vampire Diaries”. . In 2015.
Playing the Borg Queen on “Star Trek Picard” in 2022, Wersching often shared photos of herself from set in full costume, as well as expressing her gratitude to the makeup and prosthetics artists who transformed her into the space villain. Wershing’s role in “Star Trek Picard,” which airs on Paramount+, is listed on IMDb as one of the actress’ last professional credits.