Annie Wersching, Actress in 'Timeless', 'Star Trek' and '24', Dead at 45

Ashabi Azeez
Annie Wersching
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American actress Annie Wersching recently died at the age of 45. The actress was best known for her explicit roles in Bosch, 24, and Timeless. Tributes have since poured in from friends and loved ones. 

Wersching Passed Away At The Age Of 45

The 45-year-old, unfortunately, passed away after battling cancer for three years. On Sunday, Wersching's husband actor Stephen Full confirmed the star's death on social media. "There is a cavernous hole in the soul of the family today," he wrote. The actor continued that, fortunately, Wersching left them with the tools to fill the hole.

Wersching's Spouse Announced Her Death

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The widower then bragged about his late wife's personality and legacy. He shared that she was amazed even by simple things. Full continued that Wersching did not need music to dance. She also taught them to find adventure and not wait for it to find them.

Cassar Remembers Wersching On Twitter

Jon Cassar, Wersching's director during 24,  paid his tributes on Twitter. The director wrote that his heart was shattered by the news. He continued that the actress came into his world with a contagious smile and open heart. "Brandishing such talents, she took my breath away," the 64-year-old wrote. He continued that Wersching was more than a workmate.

She is Fondly Remembered

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She was a friend to every crew and cast member who worked with her. The producer added that Wersching will be missed by her friends, family, and fans. He ended the tribute by writing that the actress left her mark and they are better because of it.

Wersching's Death Was First Confirmed Through A Fundraiser

According to Dailymail, before Wersching's husband's post, the actress's death was confirmed through a fundraiser. The fundraiser was posted by Full and other family members. They were asking for financial support on a GoFundMe page in the Wake of the actress's death.

The GoFundMe Page Was Reposted

The GoFundMe campaign was reposted by Alexi Hawley. It was also shared by The Last of Us director Neil Druckmann. The director took to social media to write a tribute post. In his tribute post, Druckmann wrote that his heart was broken into small pieces. He also wrote that they had just lost a beautiful artist and human being. 

About Wersching's Journey Through Hollywood

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Wersching was born on March 28, 1977. She was also raised in St. Louis. With a guest appearance in 2002 on Star Trek: Enterprise, Wershing started her acting career. She later appeared in Supernatural, Charmed, Frasier, Angel, and Boston Legal. The actress shot her first recurring role as Amelia Joffe on General Hospital in 2007.

Her Acting Profile

On the seventh season of 24 in 2009, she got the role of FBI special agent Renee Walker. After that, she had guest spots on NCIS, CSI, Castle, and Hawaii five-O. In 2014, Wersching landed the role of Julie Brasher on Bosch

More About Wersching's Career And Cancer Diagnosis

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In 2013 in the video game, The Last Of Us, Wershing voiced the character Tess. In HBO's adaptation, the character was played by Anna Torv. Other notable film credits include Runaways, Timeless, and Star Trek: Picard.

Wersching Had Bene Dealing With Cancer For The Past Few Years

Wersching was already battling cancer during her appearance on Picard. The actress was diagnosed in 2020 but continued to work. Wersching's last appearance was in October 2022 as Rosalind Dyer in the fifth season of The Rookie. 

The Late Star's Family

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Wersching walked down the aisle in September 2009 with her spouse Stephen in their Los Angeles home. Together with Stephen, she is survived by three children, Archie, 4, Ozzie, 9, and Freddie, 12.