Actress Annie Wersching Dies of Cancer

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Actress Annie Wersching, who played FBI agent Renee Walker in the television series "24," has died after a battle with cancer. She was 45.

Wersching, who also provided the voice for Tess in the video game "The Last of Us," died in Los Angeles on Sunday morning. The type of cancer she had was not specified.

Neil Druckman, the creator of "The Last of Us," posted on Twitter, "We just lost a beautiful artist and human being. My heart is shattered. Thoughts are with her loved ones."

Abigail Spencer, who appeared with Wersching in the science fiction series "Timeless," tweeted, "We love you Annie Wersching. You will be deeply missed."

Wersching was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She appeared in dozens of TV shows over two decades. She first appeared on "Star Trek: Enterprise" and had roles on "Bosch," "The Vampire Diaries," Marvel's "Runaways," "The Rookie';' and "Star Trek: Picard."

She was diagnosed with cancer in 2020, according to Deadline, and continued working.

She is survived by her husband, actor Stephen Full, and three sons.

A GoFundMe page at has been set up to support her family.

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