Actor Annie Wersching, best known for her roles as FBI agent Renee Walker in “24” and as the voice of Tess in the video game “The Last of Us,” passed away Sunday morning in Los Angeles after a battle with cancer. Her publicist confirm the news, but the specific type of cancer was not disclose.
The entertainment industry mourns the loss of the talented actress, with “The Last of Us” creator Neil Druckmann expressing his heartbreak on Twitter, calling Wersching a “beautiful artist and human being.” Co-star Abigail Spencer, who appeared with her in “Timeless,” also paid tribute, saying she “will be deeply missed.”
Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Wersching had a prolific career in the entertainment industry, appearing in numerous television shows such as “Star Trek: Enterprise,” “Bosch,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Marvel’s Runaways,” “The Rookie,” and more recently in “Star Trek: Picard” as the Borg Queen. Her 20-year career left a lasting impact on both her co-stars and fans.
Annie Wersching, voiced Tess in “The Last of Us” video game, passed away on Sunday in Los Angeles after a battle with cancer. The exact type of cancer was not disclosed. Wersching’s career spanned over two decades, appearing in several TV shows such as “Star Trek: Enterprise,” “Bosch,” “The Vampire Diaries,” and “The Rookie.” She was also recently featured in the second season of “Star Trek: Picard” as the Borg Queen. Wersching, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2020, continued working until her passing. She leaves behind her husband, actor Stephen Full, and their three sons. A GoFundMe page has been set up to support the family.