Everwood and Grey's Anatomy Actress Stephanie Niznik dead at 52


She made a name for herself through numerous serial appearances: U.S. actress Stephanie Niznik died at the age of 52. According to, United States publication Variety, the death of Stephanie Niznik was "unexpected".

Niznik was perhaps best known for the role of Nina Feeney on the series "Everwood". She also played Perim in the 1998 movie Star Trek: Insurrection.

Niznik was active in volunteering for hunger, children and animal rescue organizations and worked with Four Winds Heart-Centered Healing.

Our thoughts are with Stephanie's family and friends during this hard time.

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In 2017, Niznik was among the Everwood stars that reunited at the Television Critics Association in honor of the show's 15th anniversary. She also made appearances on series such as "Grey's Anatomy", "Lost" and "NCIS". She attended Cal Arts for a master's degree before starting to land acting roles in Hollywood. Steph's final feature film was in 2009's The Twenty where she played the role of Dot.

Originally in Bangor, Maine, Niznik meant to work as a geneticist before graduating in theater and Russian from the Duke University. "I'm lucky to have known her. Rest In Peace Stephanie". The actress, who was involved in numerous charities and owned two dogs named Nucleus and Jake, leaves behind her mother, her stepfather and a brother and family, according to "Variety".

Michael Ausiello also shared the incident on Twitter. "Shock. So sad to hear this news". And most importantly why this news cam out so late?