The voice actress Annie Wersching, who appeared in 37 episodes of the TV drama 24 and voiced the character Tess in the 2013 video game The Last of Us, passed away at the age of 45.
The Last of Us creator Neil Druckmann confirmed the news on Twitter, saying, "You left us way too soon.".
The 24 actor Kiefer Sutherland described her as "a beautiful person" and "my friend" while also saying that he felt bad for her family.
Cancer was discovered in 2020 in the actress, who also starred in Star Trek.
Her acting debut was in the role of Liana in an episode of Star Trek Enterprise in 2002. Last year, she appeared in six episodes of Star Trek: Picard as the Borg Queen.
Wersching, who was born in Missouri, made appearances on American TV programs like Frasier, Charmed, General Hospital, The Vampire Diaries, and The Rookie.
The Rookie's Alexi Hawley, who is also the show's creator, posted a link to a fundraising page for the actress's family, writing: "Such sad news. To the Rookie family, Annie belonged. A unique individual with genuine talent, she improved each scene she was in and brought joy to our set. ".
The showrunner of The Vampire Diaries, Julie Plec, continued, "I became a fan from 24 and was lucky to be able to have Annie play mama to two of the sexiest vampires in town. RIP Annie, you wonderful soul. ".
Wersching is survived by her husband Stephen, as well as her three sons, Archie, Ozzie, and Eddie, who are now 12, 9, and 4 years old, respectively.