Annie Wersching, best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker on “24,” died Sunday at the age of 45.
The actress dies after battling cancer A publicist told the Associated Press. She was diagnosed in 2020 and continues to work, According to GoFundMe Her husband, Stephen Full, and three children, Freddie, 12; Ozzie, 9; and Archie, 4.
“She was a private person by nature, and the diagnosis made her even more private. She wanted to protect her kids. She wanted to get better so she could keep working. She just didn’t want to talk about it, honestly. She Want to live my life the way I want and be with my family,” the fundraiser said. “Annie lives for her family. She loves her job and cherishes her friends, but Steve and the boys are absolutely everything to her.”
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Wersching’s credits include Star Trek: Enterprise, Bosch, The Vampire Diaries, The Runaways, Supernatural, Rookie and Star Trek: Picard. She also voiced the character Tess in the video game “The Last of Us.”
“The Last of Us” creator Neil Druckmann said Sunday he had just learned of the death of his “dear friend.”
“We just lost a beautiful artist and human being. My heart is broken. Missing is with the one she loved,” he said tweets.
“24” director and executive producer Jon Cassar called Wersching a “beautiful soul” and an “incredible talent.”