Jeanette Maus dead at 39 – Resident Evil 8 actress passes away after colon cancer fight

RESIDENT Evil 8 actress Jeanette Maus has died after fighting colon cancer.

The My Effortless Brilliance and Your Sister's Sister actress died at the age of 39.

Her fiance, Dusty Warren, confirmed the tragic news in a Facebook post.

"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,” Dusty wrote, according to Deadline.

“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 had fought colon cancer for eight months, and was previously diagnosed with Crohn's Disease.

The actress also taught at West Hollywood drama school John Rosenfeld Studios, who confirmed her death on Sunday.

"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."

She was a member of the "JRS family" for almost a decade, including being a student and teacher.

"She had an indomitable spirit and was hungry to be the best person, the best teacher, the best friend and the best actor she could be," the statement continued.

"The world lost a force of nature and we will be feeling that for a long time. We are lucky to have known her, and she has touched all of us that knew her."

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