Annie Wersching
Wersching in 2009
Born
Annie Wersching

(1977-03-28) March 28, 1977 (age 44)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Alma materMillikin University (BFA)
OccupationActress
Years active2002–present
Notable work
24
Spouse(s)
(m. 2009)
Children3

Annie Wersching (born March 28, 1977) is an American actress known for her role as Renee Walker in the American television series 24 as well as the motion capture and voice work for the character of Tess in Naughty Dog's video game The Last of Us.

Early life and education

Wersching was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She attended high school at Crossroads College Preparatory School in the Central West End of St. Louis, graduating in 1995.[1] During her youth, she competed in Irish dance and belonged to the St. Louis Celtic Stepdancers.[1] She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in musical theatre from Millikin University, graduating in 1999.[1][2]

Career

Wersching began her acting career with a guest appearance on the show Star Trek: Enterprise, and moved on to guest starring roles on such shows as Charmed, Killer Instinct, Supernatural and Cold Case. From March to November 2007, she played the recurring role of Amelia Joffe on the ABC Daytime soap opera General Hospital. She has also worked in theaters such as Victory Gardens, Marriott Lincolnshire, and the Utah Shakespearean Festival.[1]

Wersching played FBI Special Agent Renee Walker[3][failed verification] in the seventh and eighth seasons of 24.

After her two-season stint in 24, Wersching guest starred on various shows, including CSI, NCIS, Rizzoli & Isles, Hawaii Five-0, Body of Proof, Dallas, Revolution, Castle, Blue Bloods, The Vampire Diaries and Touch (which stars her 24 co-star Kiefer Sutherland). In 2014, she was a series regular for the first season of the Amazon Prime crime show Bosch.[4]

Wersching played catcher for the National League in the 2009 Taco Bell All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game.

In December 2012, it was revealed that in the PlayStation 3 exclusive The Last of Us, Wersching was the voice and mo-cap actor of the character Tess. Her character was teased on Geoff Keighley's Twitter account before she was finally revealed in the story trailer shown on Spike Video Game Awards on December 7, 2012.

In September 2021, it was announced that Wersching will play the Borg Queen in the second season of Star Trek: Picard.[5]

Personal life

Wersching married actor and comedian Stephen Full at their Los Angeles home in September 2009.[6] They have three sons together.[7][8][9]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Bruce Almighty Woman at party
2006 The Showdown The batter's wife Short film
2010 Below the Beltway Darcy
2012 Blue-Eyed Butcher Allie Television film
2013 The Surrogate Allison Kelly Television film
2017 The Other Mother Jackie McClain Television film

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Star Trek: Enterprise Liana Episode: "Oasis"
2002 Birds of Prey Lynne Emerson Episode: "Split"
2003 Frasier Esthetician Episode: "Door Jam"
2003 Angel Margaret Episode: "Shiny Happy People"
2004 Charmed Demonatrix Two Episode: "A Wrong Day's Journey Into Right"
2005 Out of Practice Conner Episode: "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do. And Do. And...."
2005 Killer Instinct Cecilia Johnson Episode: "Forget Me Not"
2005 E-Ring Lieutenant Episode: "Christmas Story"
2006 Cold Case Libby Bradley (1979) Episode: "The Key"
2006 Boston Legal Ellen Tanner Episode: "The Nutcrackers"
2007 Company Man Kate Fisher TV pilot
2007 Supernatural Susan Thompson Episode: "Playthings"
2007 General Hospital Amelia Joffe Recurring role (80 episodes)
2007 Journeyman Diana Bloom Episode: "Friendly Skies"
2009–2010 24 Renee Walker Main cast (seasons 78)
2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Priscilla Prescott Episode: "House of Hoarders"
2010 NCIS Gail Walsh Episode: "False Witness"
2011 Partners Jesse-Lynn Mancini TV film
2011 No Ordinary Family Michelle Cotton Episode: "No Ordinary Friends"
2011 Rizzoli & Isles Nicole Mateo Episode: "Brown Eyed Girl"
2011 Hawaii Five-0 Samantha Martell Episode: "Ka Hakaka Maika'i"
2012 Harry's Law Patricia Stanhope Episode: "Breaking Points"
2013 Body of Proof Yvonne Kurtz Episodes: "Abducted: Part I", "Abducted: Part II"
2013 Dallas Alison Jones Episodes: "False Confessions", "The Furious and the Fast", "Ewings Unite!", "Guilt & Innocence"
2013 Touch Kate Gordon Episode: "Clockwork"
2013 Revolution Emma Episodes: "Home", "The Love Boat"
2013;
2015
Castle Kelly Nieman Episodes: "Disciple", "Resurrection", "Reckoning"
2014 Intelligence Kate Anderson Episode: "Mei Chen Returns"
2014–2021 Bosch Julia Brasher Main cast (season 1); guest star (seasons 2, 7)
2014 Blue Bloods Joyce Carpenter Episode: "Insult to Injury"
2014 Extant Femi Dodd Recurring role
2015–2016 The Vampire Diaries Lily Salvatore Recurring role
2016 Code Black Katie Miller Episode: "Hail Mary"
2016 The Catch Karen Singh Episode: "The Ringer"
2016 Major Crimes Liz Soto Episode: "Foreign Affairs"
2017–2018 Timeless Emma Whitmore Recurring role
2017 Doubt Bonnie Harris Episode: "To See, to Tell"
2017–2019 Runaways Leslie Dean Main cast
2018 Hell's Kitchen Herself Guest diner; episode: "A Fond Farewell"
2019–2021 The Rookie Rosalind Dyer Episodes: "The Dark Side", "Day of Death", "The Hunt", "Consequences"
2022 Star Trek: Picard Borg Queen Recurring role

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
2013 The Last of Us Tess Voice and performance capture
2019 Anthem Tassyn Voice and performance capture

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Annie Wersching Bio". Archived from the original on February 8, 2009. Retrieved February 19, 2009.
  2. ^ "Annie Wersching '99". Millikin.edu. Retrieved November 17, 2020.
  3. ^ "Annie Wershing: 24 Interview". Sky TV. Archived from the original on May 12, 2010. Retrieved May 7, 2010.
  4. ^ Zumberge, Marianne. "Michael Connelly Gives Insight into Detectives at Amazon's 'Bosch' Premiere". Variety. Retrieved December 14, 2015.
  5. ^ Templeton, Molly (September 3, 2021). "Annie Wersching Will Play the Borg Queen in Star Trek: Picard". Tor.com. Retrieved September 3, 2021.
  6. ^ "24's Annie Wersching Expecting a Baby". People. March 5, 2010. Retrieved November 12, 2019.
  7. ^ "Annie Wersching Welcomes Son Freddie". People. August 9, 2010. Archived from the original on August 15, 2010.
  8. ^ "Annie Wersching Welcomes Son Ozzie". People. August 8, 2013.
  9. ^ "'Timeless' Actress Annie Wersching Welcomes Third Child (Exclusive)". Entertainment Tonight. December 3, 2018.

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