What happened to Diego Bertie ? Tributes pour in as Peruvian actor dies aged 54

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Diego Bertie, a 54-year-old Peruvian actor and singer, passed away suddenly on August 5, 2022. After falling from the 14th floor of his building, the actor died. He was pronounced dead minutes after being urgently rushed to the hospital.

Bertie’s manager Carlos Sanchez de la Puente expressed his sadness at the actor’s sudden death in an Instagram post, writing:

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The actor’s sudden death was also mentioned in a tweet from the Peruvian Ministry of Culture.

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How did Diego Bertie die? cause of death investigated

Around 4am, Diego Bertie died after falling from the 14th floor of his Miraflores building.

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Fire Department Chief Mario Casaretto announced that paramedics and firefighters rushed to Bertie’s aid after finding him in his garage.

Bertie was taken to Jose Casimiro Ulloa Emergency Hospital, where he was pronounced dead instantly, according to Casaretto. The actor, he said, suffered serious fractures and head injuries as a result of the force of the fall from the 14th floor. Casimiro Ulloa Hospital reported that Bertie had passed away:

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According to the authorities, the actor probably lost his balance and fell from the 14th floor. However, Miraflores police and detectives are currently investigating the scene to determine the exact cause of death.

Who was Diego Bertie? Everything we know

Diego Bertie, born November 2, 1967, is of Italian and British descent. He is best known for his roles in films, plays and television. At the age of 20 he started performing.

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Bertie was a member of the musical group Imagenes and enjoyed great popularity as a singer in the 1980s. Before he rose to fame as a film and television actor, he first appeared in television commercials.

Diego’s role as Adolfo in the 2007 film Los Andes no creen en Dios made him best known. The film received a nomination for the Best Film Award at the Cartagena Film Festival.

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Ultra Warrior, Full Fathom Five, Esto huele mal and Desierto Infernal are some of his other outstanding works.

Fans pay tribute on Twitter

Through his repeated appearances on stage, screen and television, Bertie has become well known in the entertainment industry. As news of his death broke, Twitter was deluged with tributes:

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The actor’s personal life has not yet been fully revealed.

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