Actor Nicki Aycox, who performed the unique Meg Masters on “Supernatural,” died final week on the age of 47, her sister-in-law wrote on Fb. The reason for demise has not been confirmed, however Aycox had been battling leukemia since 2021.
“My stunning, sensible, fierce, extremely gifted, and loving sister-in-law, Nicki Aycox Raab, handed away yesterday with my brother, Matt Raab, by her facet,” the actor’s sister-in-law Susan Raab Ceklosky wrote on Fb on November 17. “Nicki and Matt had a beautiful life collectively in California. She was undoubtedly a fighter and everybody who knew her liked her.”
Aycox’s first appearing credit score was in 1996 for the TV sequence “Bizarre Science.” She went on to have roles in “The Twilight Zone,” “The X-Information,” “CSI” and “Jeepers Creepers 2” earlier than touchdown the function because the demon Meg Masters within the CW sequence “Supernatural.” She was in 4 episodes of the present in 2006 earlier than returning for another in 2008, in accordance with IMDB.
Aycox introduced in March 2021 that she was identified with leukemia after feeling “very unwell” for a number of months and pondering that she had COVID.
“I need everybody to know I am doing extremely effectively and preventing my method through chemo,” she stated on Instagram on the time.
Most of her Instagram posts since have been associated to her well being and remedy.
“Hopefully by Holidays 2022 I will be out of this Leukemia nightmare,” she wrote in January, saying that she had simply began one other spherical of chemotherapy, a brand new transplant and potential t-cell remedy.
However in latest months, her well being appeared to worsen. In March, she stated that she was in search of a spot to hire for 2 to 4 months.
“Therapy is getting robust and we’re making an extended drive a number of occasions per week,” she wrote. “It is taking a toll.”
Her final put up on Instagram was in March of this 12 months, laying in a hospital mattress and singing the ’80s track “Right here I Go Once more” by Whitesnake.
Eric Kripke, who created “Supernatural,” tweeted that he is “gutted” to have discovered of Aycox’s demise.
“Too younger. She was a delight & delivered traces like honey & venom,” he stated. “I marvel at how she made a easy phrase like ‘lackluster’ legendary.”
Jim Beaver, who portrays Bobby Singer within the present, stated that his first episode was with Aycox.
“She was a terrific actress and a pleasant colleague. Im so unhappy to listen to of her demise,” he tweeted on Sunday. “Sleep effectively, my pal.”