LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 10: Annie Wersching attends Center Theatre Group's opening night performance of "The Prom" at Ahmanson Theatre on August 10, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steven Simione/Getty Images)
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The Heartbreaking death of The Last of Us Actor Annie Wersching
Fans of television and video games were heartbroken to learn that actress Annie Wersching passed away at the age of 45 on January 29, 2023. According to her publicist (via Deadline), Wersching was diagnosed with cancer in 2020, and her husband, actor Stephen Full, also shared a statement with Deadline.
Over the course of her impressive acting career, Wersching took on notable roles in television shows such as "24," "Bosch," "Star Trek: Picard," and "Runaways." In the gaming world, she was known for playing Tassyn in EA's "Anthem," but especially as Tess in "The Last of Us."
Many tributes poured out when news broke of Annie Wersching's passing. Neil Druckmann — co-president of Naughty Dog and co-director of "The Last of Us" — posted a heartfelt goodbye to Wersching. "Just found out my dear friend, Annie Wersching, passed away. We just lost a beautiful artist and human being," Druckmann said on Twitter.