Anne Wersching, who played the role of Rosalind Dyer in the television series The Rookie, passed away earlier this year on 29th January 2023, after battling cancer at the age of 45.
The recent episode of the ABC drama, “The Rookie” paid an emotional tribute to the late Annie Wersching, honoring her legacy and her impact on the show. Her final appearance on the show was in the fourth episode of the fifth season. The viewers and fans witnessed her character getting killed off in the episode “The Choice”. Fans were disastrously impacted by the removal of the character.
Anne Wersching’s death was unforgettable and the scene turned into a shocking moment for the fans because Annie Wersching is etched into the hearts of the fans due to the fact that her character Rosalind Dyer becomes one of the most recurring villain roles in the show.
Anne Wersching In “The Rookie”
Anne Wersching appeared across three seasons of “The Rookie.” Her journey on the television show began during the second season. She brilliantly conveyed the life of serial Rosalind Dyer.
She was diagnosed with cancer in 2020, and she continued filming for the role of Borg Queen in Star Trek: Picard and her recurring role in “The Rookie.”
As the crew and cast of “The Rookie” mourn Annie Wersching’s death, the television show announced on its Twitter page that they will pay tribute to Anne Wersching in an upcoming episode in season 5, a few days after news of her death.
“We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Anne Wersching, who brilliantly portrayed ‘Rosalond Dyer.’ Annie Wersching’s light both on and off screen will always be remembered and our thoughts are with her loved ones. The Feb 14 episode of “The Rookie will be dedicated to her memory.” Tweet reads.
She is now survived by her husband, actor, and comedian Stephen Full, and her three sons, Freddie, Ozzie, and Archie
About Anne Wersching’s Death
In the wake of her death, Annie Wersching’s husband, Stephen Full, released a statement that summarizes how difficult it has been for the family since Annie’s departure. He expressed how joyful and adventurous Annie was, as “she didn’t require music to dance” and did not wait for the “adventure” instead “Go find it. It’s everywhere.
” He continued that Annie would yell “BYE” when he drove away with the boys across the street until they were out in the “into the world.” He concluded that he “can still hear it ringing. Bye, my buddies. ‘I love you, little family..”
Her co-stars and the fans were deeply disheartened by the news and expressed their sadness, upon learning of the news.
The creator and showrunner of “The Rookie”, Alexi Hawley tweeted, “Such sad news. Annie was part of “The Rookie” Family. A special person and a true talent who brought joy to our set and elevated every scene she was in. Please donate if you are able.” At the end of the tweet, he attached the link to the page for donating to Wreshcing’s family during these hard times.
Her co-star, Eric Winter, who portrays the role of Tim Bradford, also expressed his feelings in the wake of her death. He tweeted, “I want to take the time to share this about someone who was very dear to our family and so many others. RIP”
During her career, she has appeared in several television shows and a few movies. She began her career on the television show Star Trek: Enterprise, where she portrayed the character Liana. He got her major in the show “24”, in which she was cast as the main role of “Renee Walker” and in “Bosch” as Julia Brasher in the first season of the show.