An Australian casting director has opened up about the immense potential actress Jessica Falkholt displayed before she was involved in a serious car accident that killed her parents and sister.
David Newman, of McSweeney Newman Casting, shared a photo of the former Home and Away star during an audition just weeks ago, expressing his well wishes for the extended Falkholt family as Jessica remains clinging to her life after life support was switched off.
"So hard to concentrate today, this screenshot is from just 8 weeks ago, where I had the pleasure of another audition with the gorgeous #JessicaFalkholt," David wrote next to a mid-shot of Jessica.
He described her: "so smart, talented, dedicated, passionate, intense (in all the right ways), inquisitive, questioning, hard on herself - she always thought she could do it better.
"When she really looked at you - with those wonderful, beautiful eyes - you knew you were in front of a powerful, creative life force. So much potential, just starting to kick the goals she had worked so hard for.............Thank you Jess. Please send all your love and support to her."
The Home and Away actress and her younger sister Annabelle were pulled from the fiery wreckage of their car near Ulladulla on Boxing Day but her parents Lars and Vivian died at the scene.
Annabelle, 21, died from her injuries three days after the head-on crash and Jessica has been in a critical condition in St George Hospital.
The hospital on Friday confirmed her life support had been switched off. On Saturday morning, the hospital said she remained in a critical condition.
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