'Will miss her greatly': Fans mourn the death of supremely talented 'Supernatural' star Nicki Aycox

The news of her death was confirmed by Aycox's sister-in-law on social media and fans flooded the social media with touching tributes

'Will miss her greatly': Fans mourn the death of  supremely talented 'Supernatural' star Nicki Aycox
Nicki Aycox attending an event and Aycox as Meg Master in 'Supernatural' (Michael Tran/Getty Images and Warner Bros)
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In one of the most devastating news coming from the entertainment industry, Nicki Aycox, best known for her role in the blockbuster series ‘Supernatural’, died at the age of 47. The news of her death was confirmed by her sister-in-law on social media and paid a touching tribute to the star, which was posted on Friday, November 18.

Aycox’s sister-in-law, Susan Raab Ceklosky, took to her official Facebook account and paid a tribute to the actor by sharing some photos on the social media platform. Along with the photos, she wrote that Aycox was a ‘fighter’ and everyone loved him dearly. The caption read, “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. 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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Actress Nicki Aycox arrives to the Step Up Women's Network toast with Escada and Jessica Alba held in Forbes Penthouse Suite at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on April 19, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.
Actress Nicki Aycox arrives to the Step Up Women's Network toast with Escada and Jessica Alba held in Forbes Penthouse Suite at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on April 19, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Escada)

 

According to her post, it seems that the 'Supernatural' actor died on November 16. However, Ceklosky didn’t share a cause of the death, but fans speculate that it has to do something with Leukemia. In March 2021, the actor revealed on Instagram that she was diagnosed with Leukemia in March 2021. At the time, Aycox noted that she got really ill and believed that she had Covid-19 in January and February of 2021. However, later she found out that she had leukemia and was admitted to the hospital for treatment.

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“I became very ill thinking I had Covid in January and February. Well, things came to a head. I ended up in a hospital, diagnosed with Leukemia. I want everyone to know I’m doing incredibly well and fighting my way thru chemo. I will update with a better pic of myself, and talk about staying positive thru the worst of times,” Aycox wrote on the image-sharing platform.

On 26th March, she uploaded her last post on Instagram where she can be lying on the bed and singing Whitsnake’s hit song ‘Here I Go Again’ while taking chemotherapy. She used the hashtag “#alwayskeepfighting” to let everyone know that she won’t back down and will defeat leukemia.

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The news of her death sent shockwaves all over social media and fans flooded the internet with a lot of emotional tributes. One of the fans wrote, “It's a sad day in the #Supernatural world. Today we lost Nicki Aycox, the original Meg Masters. R.I.P. Nicki.” Another fan noted, “That's horrible! So sad! She played an excellent Meg. She will be missed!” Another social media user tweeted, “I am really sad to learn of the death of this superb actress that was Nicki Aycox. My thoughts and condolences to his family. Rest In Peace.”

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“The beautiful and talented Nicki Aycox has passed away. We will miss her greatly and we send our love to her family,” wrote another user. “Nicki Aycox has sadly passed away! Thank you for bringing the character of Minxie to life in Jeepers Creepers 2. Rest in peace, Nicki,” said another user.

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“I'm sorry. She was very young,” another fan noted.

Aycox began her journey by playing piano and singing in beauty pageants. She made her feature film debut in the 1992 movie ‘Defying Gravity’. In 2003, she played the role of Minxie Hayes in the horror movie ‘Jeepers Creepers 2’. 2007 saw her playing the role of Grace in the movie ‘Perfect Stranger’ alongside Bruce Willis and Halle Berry. Meanwhile, she continued to be a force to be reckoned with on Television and worked in several high-end projects such as ‘Providence’, ‘The X-Files’, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, ‘Cold Case’, and ‘Criminal Minds’.

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Nicki Aycox as Minxie Hayes in 'Jeepers Creepers 2' (20th Century Studios)
Nicki Aycox as Minxie Hayes in 'Jeepers Creepers 2' (20th Century Studios)

 

However, she received worldwide recognition when she was cast as Meg Masters in the superhit series ‘Supernatural’. She played the role in Seasons 1 and 4, receiving a lot of praise for her impeccable acting. The actor took retirement from acting in 2014 and built a website, Cashews and Olives, through which she built her separate fanbase. The website focused on vegan cooking recipes.

In 2015, Aycox released her debut EP, ‘Red Velvet Room’, which contained five songs of her own original music.

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