Nicki Aycox, who was known to Supernatural fans for playing Meg Masters in the first and fourth seasons of the series, has passed away at age 47.
Aycox was diagnosed with leukemia over a year ago, and her sister-in-law took to Facebook this week to reveal she had passed away. In addition to her role on Supernatural, Aycox was also known for playing Grace in Perfect Stranger and Minxie Hayes in Jeepers Creepers 2.
“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,” Susan Raab Ceklosky wrote on Facebook.
Aycox was born in Oklahoma in 1975 and landed her first television job in 1996 in an episode of the Weird Science TV show. In the 1990s, she also appeared in episodes of L.A. Heat, 3rd Rock From the Sun, Boy Meets World, Ally McBeal, and The X-Files. Her first film role was in Defying Gravity in 1997 and she was also seen in Crime + Punishment in Suburbia in 2000. Other TV appearances included Dark Angel, CSI, The Twilight Zone, Ed, Las Vegas, Criminal Minds, Law & Order, and more. Aycox also appeared in 12 episodes of Cold Case between the show’s second and seventh seasons and all 20 episodes of Dark Blue. Within the last decade, she appeared in Longmire and The Glades episodes and was last seen onscreen in the movie Dead on Campus back in 2014.
Our thoughts go out to Nicki Aycox’s friends and family at this difficult time.