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Annie Wersching Mourned By Shocked Hollywood And Fans – ‘24’ Co-Star Kiefer Sutherland Leads Reactions

By Bruce Haring,


Many did not know actress Annie Wersching ’s cancer diagnosis, and woke up today shocked to learn she had died at age 45.

Tributes poured forth from those who had worked with her on the long list of shows she graced. A few of the early reactions.

Kiefer Sutherland, star and executive producer of 24 , remembered Wersching who was a series regular on Seasons 7 and 8 of the real-time drama.

“The world lost a light today,” Sutherland wrote on Twitter. “Annie Wersching was one of the greatest actors I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with, and my friend. My heart breaks for her young family. May she be remembered for the beautiful person that she was.”

Actresss Jeri Ryan, best known as “Seven of Nine” in Star Trek, saluted Wersching, who played the Borg queen on season 2 of Star Trek: Picard : “What a beautiful, bright light we lost today. I’m so lucky to have had the chance to work and play with the incredible @anniewersching. My heart breaks for her beautiful family and everyone who was lucky enough to know her.”

Others who knew Wersching had similar descriptions of her presence, including Andrew W. Marlowe, creator of Castle , on which she recurred; actress Dana Delany; Star Trek: Discovery ‘s Doug Jones; and Neil Druckmann, writer/director of The Last Of Us game, on which Wersching starred as Tess.

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