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Nicki Aycox is one of the most underappreciated names in entertainment, having starred in several films and series throughout her career.
She is most associated with Eric Kripke’s CW series, Supernatural, which made her a popular figure among fans.
However, Nicki Aycox passed away last week.
Susan Raab Ceklosky posted the news on Facebook on November 17, revealing Nicki Aycox had passed away.
“My beautiful, smart, fierce, incredibly talented, and loving sister-in-law, Nicki Aycox Raab, passed away yesterday with my brother,” Ceklosky wrote.
“Nicki and Matt had a wonderful life together in California.”
“She was definitely a fighter and everyone who knew her loved her.”
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It was only last year that Nicki Aycox revealed to fans that she had been diagnosed with leukemia.
She wrote the announcement online and said:
“I want everyone to know I’m doing incredibly well and fighting my way thru [sic] chemo.”
Additionally, Aycox shared updates on her treatment with her fans after the diagnosis.
The Supernatural actress often exhibited a determined spirit, strength, and sense of humor to ensure her fans were never downtrodden.
Leukemia took her too early at the age of 47 last week.
Reaction to the news
Supernatural creator Eric Kripke expressed his grief on Twitter.
“Gutted to hear the great #NickiAycox, our first#MegMasters, passed away. Too young,” he wrote.
“She was a delight & delivered lines like honey & venom. I marvel at how she made a simple word like ‘lackluster legendary.”
Meanwhile, Bobby Singer actor Jim Beaver also grieved Nicki Aycox on Twitter by saying:
“My first Supernatural episode was with Nicki. She was a terrific actress and a delightful colleague. Im [sic] so sad to hear of her death. Sleep well, my friend.”
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Nicki Aycox began her career with a role in an episode of the 1996 Weird Science series.
Afterward, she took on several projects.
However, her most notable appearance was in the first season of Supernatural as the demon Meg Masters.
While Aycox has appeared in several projects, she is best known for acting in the horror genre.
Her most well-known works include:
- Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003)
- Dead Birds (2004)
- Perfect Stranger (2007)
- The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
- Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008)
- The X-Files, “Rush” (1999)
- Dark Angel, “…. and Jesus Brought a Casserole (2001)
- The Twilight Zone, “Sanctuary” (2002)