And you though Jack Bauer was the one going through a bad day...
Cherry Jones, 24's reigning President Allison Taylor, is recovering from all bladder surgery.
The news was broken by series producer Howard Gordon after the two-time Tony Award-winning actress was MIA at a show panel Tuesday at the Television Critics Associaiton meeting in Los Angeles.
Jones, 52, is recuperating in New York. No further details were immediately announced.
Aside from her trophy-bagging Broadway work in The Heiress and Doubt, Jones has starred in such films as The Village, Oceans' Twelve, The Perfect Storm and Erin Brockovich.
The new season of 24 kicked off Sunday.