Supernatural actress Nicki Aycox has died at the age of 47

Actress Nicki Aycox, who starred in the TV show “Supernatural”, has died at the age of 47. The actress’ sister-in-law Susan Raab Ceklosky confirmed her death on Facebook on Thursday.

“My beautiful, smart, fierce, incredibly talented and loving sister-in-law, Nicki Aycox Raab, passed away yesterday with my brother Matt Raab by her side,” wrote a heartbroken relative. “Nicki and Matt had a wonderful life together in California. She was definitely a fighter and loved by everyone who knew her.”

The post did not reveal Aycox’s cause of death, however the actress announced that she had been diagnosed with leukemia in an Instagram post in March 2021.

“I got very sick when I thought I had covid in January and February, well, things escalated,” the TV star captioned a photo of herself in hospital with a severed head. “I ended up in the hospital with a diagnosis of Lukemeia.

Actress Nicki Aycox attends the 5th Annual Russian International Horror Film Awards
Actress Nicki Aycox on the red carpet in 2015 in Moscow, Russia.
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She added: “I want everyone to know that I’m doing incredibly well and fighting my way through chemotherapy. I will add a better picture of myself and talk about how to stay positive even in the worst of times. Take care everyone! I will come back better, stronger and wiser!”

In her last Instagram post on March 25, Aycox uploaded a video of herself singing Whitesnake’s “Here I Go Again” from her hospital bed.

“DO NOT try to sing 80s music after high doses of chemotherapy,” read the caption. “It will cause memory loss. I literally don’t have 1 text right.”

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Aycox during the world premiere of “The Italian Job” at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California in 2003.
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Born May 26, 1975 in Hennessey, Oklahoma, Aycox is perhaps best known for appearing on the dark fantasy television drama “Supernatural” from 2006 to 2008 as Meg Masters, a college student possessed by a follower of Lucifer.

She also had roles in “Cold Case”, “Law & Order”, “Dark Blue”, “Dark Angel”, “Ally McBeal”, “The X-Files” and “Boy Meets World”.

Aycox has also appeared in a number of films including ‘Perfect Stranger’, ‘Jeepers Creepers 2’, ‘Perfect Stranger’ and ‘The Girl On The Train’. Her most recent acting credit was the 2014 film “Dead on Campus” starring Danielle Williams.

Aycox arrives at the Step Up Women's Network Toast with Escada and Jessica Alba held at the Forbes Penthouse Suite at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on April 19, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.
Aycox the Beverly Wilshire Hotel at an event on April 19, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.
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The television industry was devastated by her loss. Eric Kripke, who created “Supernatural” and “The Boys,” mourned Aycox took to Twitterwriting:

“Sad to hear of the passing of the great #NickiAycox, our first #MegMasters. Too young.”

“She was a delight and delivered lines like honey and poison,” he added. “I marveled at how she made a simple word like ‘lackluster’ legendary.

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