Resident Evil 8 star Jeanette Maus dies after fighting colon cancer

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Resident Evil 8 star Jeanette Maus has died at the age of 39, bringing her battle with colon cancer to an end.

The actress and voice-over star was famed for her role on the Resident Evil 8: Village game, bringing several characters to life with her acting.

Maus’ fiancé, Dusty Warren, confirmed the sad news of her death in a statement shared via Facebook this week.

According to Deadline, Dusty wrote: “It is with a shattered-yet grateful-heart that I inform you that Jeanette Maus passed away late last night due to complications of cancer.

“I’m really sad, but I’m super proud of her. She fought so hard, with tremendous grace and optimism, inspiring myself and I’m sure many of you.”

Maus was also known for her acting in films such as My Effortless Brilliance and Your Sister’s Sister.

On Sunday, the school where Maus taught classes, West Hollywood drama school John Rosenfeld Studios, shared a tribute to her legacy.

Maus voiced a number of characters on the Resident Evil 8: Village game

Maus voiced a number of characters on the Resident Evil 8: Village game

It read: “Our hearts are broken today. As many of you now know, our beloved Jeanette Maus passed on to a better place last night at 11:11,” the statement said.

“The outpouring of support for Dusty and the expressions of grief for Jeanette are a testament to the both of them and the beautiful community that Jeanette and Dusty have helped create.”

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