Peruvian actor Diego Berti tragically passed away at the age of 54, after falling from the 14th floor of a building.
Bertie was taken to Casemiro Ulloa Hospital, where he died. Mario Casareto, commander-in-chief of General de Pomperos, confirmed that the accident occurred at 4 am.
The actor is best known for his work in television, film and on stage, and was loved by fans, friends and family.
Diego Berti dies at the age of 54
Mario Casareto tells Exitosa that Bertie is dead. The Latina TV channel also confirmed the news, informing viewers of Berti’s death after falling from the 14th floor of a building in Miraflores.
The Peruvian Ministry of Culture shared the news on Twitter, at a Mail Which reads in English:
“We deeply regret the death of actor and singer Diego Berti, known for his work in film, television and theater. From the Ministry of Culture we express our sincere condolences to his family and friends.”
Who was Diego Berti?
Bertie, born on November 2, 1967, was a musician and actor. He starred in TV series such as Vale Todo (2002), La Ex (2006), and De Vuelta Al Barrio (2017).
The actor is also known for his work in the theatre, such as starring in Leonardo in Blood Weddings, and Segismuno in Life is a Dream..
Bertie’s film credits include No Compassion (1994), Ultra Warrior (1990), Los Andes Don’t Believe in God (2005), and This Smells Bad.
However, he also immersed himself in music, being a singer in the mid-80s. He had a pop band called Imágenes.
Fans mourn the Peruvian actor
Following the news of his death, fans took to Twitter to discuss Bertie’s life and career. They exchanged photos of the actor, shared their condolences with his family and friends, and mourned the star.
One person Wrote: “My heart is broken and I cannot believe the passing of this great man, Diego Berti.”
else chirp: “Diego Berti has been one of the best Peruvian actors of the last three decades, and I’m still shocked by the news.”
The official Twitter page of the Peruvian Grand Theater Spread Tweet translates to:
“We deeply regret the famous theater, film and television actor Diego Berti Brignardello. From the Grand National Theater we express our condolences to your loved ones.”
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