Welsing’s husband, Stephen Full, confirmed her death in a statement to Deadline. “But she left us with the tools to fill it. She struck a chord in the simplest of moments. She didn’t need music to dance. Taught me not to wait for adventure to find you: “Go find it. It’s everywhere. And find it.”
Tributes to Ms. Welsing flooded social media late Sunday. murmured Neil Druckmann, author of The Last of Us and co-president of video game developer Naughty Dog.
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“Everyone loved Annie. Everyone,” wrote fellow actress Ever Carradine at a GoFundMe fundraiser set up for Welsing’s husband and three sons.
“Annie was diagnosed with cancer in the summer of 2020,” Carradine wrote. “She was by nature a private person and the diagnosis made her even more personal. She wanted to protect her sons. She wanted to be better so she could keep working.” And honestly, she didn’t really want to talk about it.She wanted to live her life on her own terms and be with her family.”
After being diagnosed with cancer, Welsing continued acting, appearing as the Borg Queen in Paramount Plus’ Star Trek: Picard and serial killer Rosalind Dyer in ABC’s The Rookie. In her final Instagram post back in August, she shared her enthusiasm for returning to that role.
Welsing was born in St. Louis. She spent nearly 20 years as her one-off character appearing in dozens of television series, including ‘Bosch’, ‘The Runaways’, ‘The Vampire’s Diaries’, and ‘Star Trek: Enterprise’. I performed.
She gave voice and movement to the character of Tess Servopoulos in the popular 2013 PlayStation 3 title The Last of Us, which HBO recently released as a TV series. Co-creators Druckmann and Craig Mazin said in a joint statement that Episode 3, which will be released Sunday night, will be dedicated to her Ms. Wersching.
Her friend Carradine described Ms. Welsing as a fun and generous person who “lived for her family.”
In a statement to Deadline, Fru said whenever he drove with them, The sons, Freddie, Ozzy, and Archie, were away from the house they shared, saying, “She said, ‘Bye-bye! Until we left our ears and entered the world. I can still hear it ringing.'”
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Gene Park contributed to this report.