- Annie Wesching was best known for her roles in ’24,’ ‘Bosch,’ and ‘The Vampire Diaries’
- The actress lent her voice talents to the 2013 video game ‘The Last of Us,’ which is now a hit HBO series
- After a battle with cancer, Wesching died in January 2023 at the age of 45
Annie Wesching, 45, died in January 2023 after a private cancer battle. She was well-known for her roles in 24, Bosch, and The Vampire Diaries. More recently, Annie landed the role of Leslie Dean, the mother of alien superhero Karolina on Marvel's Runaways, which she documented on her Instagram.
The Hollywood Reporter reports that Annie's husband Stephen Full has issued a statement following the news of her death. "She left us the tools to fill it," said the singer. "She taught us not to wait for adventure to arrive."
'I love you little family,' he said as I led our boys, the true loves of her life, down the winding driveway and street. "We'd yell BYE!" until we were out of earshot and into the world," he continued, referring to their three sons.
What happened to Annie?
Annie Wesching was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Sandy and Frank Wesching. She was one sweet baby, as shown in a Christmas photo shared on her social media account here.
2.She first worked in a soap opera in Hollywood.
Annie found a new loyal following playing the mother of Paul Wesley and Ian Somerholder's vampires, Stefan and Damon, in The Vampire Diaries.
Annie was spotted on her Instagram in a stunning full body outfit and makeup for the Star Trek: Picard series.
In the first video game 'The Last of Us,' Annie played Tess.
In the 2013 video game The Last of Us, Annie played Tess, a hardened survivors of a zombie apocalypse in Boston. HBO has now released a new adaptation of the game featuring Pedro Pascal, playing Tess.
4.Her Hollywood superiors paid her respects in sweet letters.
Julie Plec, Annie's boss and showrunner of The Vampire Diaries, paid tribute to her on Facebook. "I was lucky to have Annie play mama to two of the hottest vamps in town... RIP Annie, you wonderful person." Julie wrote on Twitter.
Neil Druckmann, the creative director of This is Us, expressed his sorrow at the actress' passing on Twitter. "My heart is shattered," he wrote. He added that a GoFundMe page had been set up to assist her family.
Annie was a caring mother to three young children.
Annie's husband Stephen mentioned in his statement that his three children were the "true loves of her life." In her GoFundMe comments, Annie was said to have "lived for her family." "She loved her job and loved her pals, but Steve and the boys were her absolute everything," according to the note. "So Steve can have time to grieve while his mom, without having to work."