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    Annie Wersching, The Voice Of Tess in ‘The Last of Us’ Video Game, Dies at 45

    Annie Wersching passed away at the age of 45 on January 29. She was diagnosed with cancer in 2020 and has been battling it ever since. Her tragic demise has shocked her fans and her associates from the entertainment industry. She was best known for her motion-capture performance and voice work in ‘The Last of Us‘ video game.

    Wersching also worked on television shows like ‘The Vampire Diaries’ and ’24.’ Several people from the entertainment and video game industry have paid their last respect to Wesching. So let’s take a closer look at her life, career, and eventual death.

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    Annie Wersching Passed Away At 45

    Annie Wersching
    Annie Wersching

    Annie Wersching passed away on January 29 at the age of 45. In 2020, she was diagnosed with unspecified cancer but continued working after the diagnosis. After battling the deadly disease for two years, she breathed her last.

    Wersching is best known for her motion-capture performance and voice work as Tess in the popular video game, ‘The Last of Us‘. She has also acted in television shows like ’24’, ‘The Vampire Diaries’, ‘General Hospital’, ‘Bosch’ and ‘Timeless.’

    She was married to actor and comedian Stephen Full and the couple had three sons together, Eddie (12) Ozzie (9), and Archie (4). Born on March 28, 1977, in St. Louis Missouri, Annie started her career in a guest role in a 2002 episode of ‘Star Trek: Enterprise.’

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    Hollywood Pays Tribute To Annie

    Annie Wersching
    Annie Wersching

    Annie’s death was announced via a GoFundMe campaign for financial support for her family. ‘The Last of Us creative director Neil Druckmann tweeted to pay his last respect to Annie.

    We just lost a beautiful artist and human being. My heart is shattered. Thoughts are with her loved ones“, he tweeted. He then directed users to her go fund me campaign.

    Julie Plec, the showrunner of ‘The Vampire Diaries‘, tweeted: “I became a fan from ‘24’ and was lucky to be able to have Annie play mama to two of the hottest vamps in town… RIP Annie, you wonderful soul.”

    Her GoFundMe campaign notes that it’s been set up so that her husband Steve “can have time to grieve without the pressure of needing to work“.

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