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Fans mourn the death of iconic Peruvian actor Diego Bertie

Peruvian actor Diego Bertie has tragically died at the age of 54, after falling from the 14th floor of a building.

Bertie was taken to the Casimiro Ulloa hospital, where he died. Mario Casaretto, the general commander of the Cuerpo General de Bomberos, confirmed that the accident happened at 4am.

The actor was known for his work in television, film, and onstage, and was beloved by fans, friends, and family.

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Great actor and singer one of my favorites, fly high and be one more star in the sky rest in peace Diego Bertie pic.twitter.com/mGE9QARhVh— (@sunhanlight_) August 5, 2022

Diego Bertie dies aged 54

Mario Casaretto told Exitosa that Bertie had died. Television channel Latina also confirmed the news, informing viewers that Bertie had died after falling from the 14th floor of a building in Miraflores.

The Perurvian Ministry of Culture shared the news on Twitter, in a post which read in English:

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“We deeply regret the death of the actor and singer Diego Bertie, recognised for his work in film, television and theatre. From the Ministry of Culture we express our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.”

Who was Diego Bertie?

Bertie, who was born on 2nd November 1967, was a musician and actor. He has starred in telenovelas such as Vale Todo (2002), La Ex (2006), and De Vuelta Al Barrio (2017).

The actor was also known for his work in theatre, such as starring as Leonardo in Bodas de Sangre, and as Segismuno in La Vida es Sueño.

Bertie’s film credits include Sin Compasión (1994), Ultra Warrior (1990), Los Andes No Creen en Dios (2005), and Esto huele mal.

However, he also dabbled in music, and was a singer in the mid-eighties. He had a pop band called Imágenes.

QEPD Diego Bertie, gran actor y artista peruano muy querido. Pero sobretodo, gran persona. pic.twitter.com/P06S5iFdZU— Hurgar en la Memoria (@hurgamemoriaPE) August 5, 2022

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Fans mourn Peruvian actor

Following the news of his death, fans took to Twitter to discuss the life and career of Bertie. They shared photographs of the actor, shared their condolences with his family and friends, and mourned the star.

One person wrote: “My heart is broken and I can’t believe the departure of this great man Diego Bertie.”

Another tweeted: “Diego Bertie was one of the best actors Peru had in the last 3 decades, Im still shocked by the news.”

The official Twitter page for the Gran Teatro Nacional in Peru posted a tweet which translates to:

“We profoundly regret the renowned musician and theater, film and television actor, Diego Bertie Brignardello. From the Grand National Theatre we express our condolences to your loved ones.”
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