Harty Condolence! Stefanie Sherk, a Canadian actress and model, and the wife of Demian Bichir, has died. She was 37.
The American-Mexican actor, 55, took to Instagram on Wednesday, April 24, to confirm the death of his wife with a heartfelt message.
The Mexican actor wrote that the actress passed away "peacefully" on April 20.
Alongside a photo of his wife, Demian wrote,
It has been the saddest and toughest time of our lives and we don't know how much time it will take for us to overcome this pain. It is our sincerest hope that our beautiful Stefanie, my angel and love of my life, will rest in eternal peace.
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Dear friends, On behalf of the Sherk and the Bichir Nájera families, it is with inconceivable pain that I announce that on April 20, 2019, our dearest Stefanie Sherk, my beloved and loving wife, passed away peacefully. It has been the saddest and toughest time of our lives and we don’t know how much time it will take for us to overcome this pain. Stefanie’s beautiful, angelical and talented presence will be immensely missed. We will hold Stefanie in our hearts forever. We thank everybody beforehand for their prayers and we respectfully ask for your understanding so we may grieve in peace and privacy in these incredibly difficult times. It is our sincerest hope that our beautiful Stefanie, my angel and love of my life, will rest in eternal peace. Queridos amigos, A nombre de la familia Sherk y la familia Bichir Nájera, con un dolor indescriptible, les informo que nuestra hermosa Stefanie Sherk, mi amada esposa, falleció en completa paz, el pasado 20 de Abril del año en curso. Han sido los días más tristes y dolorosos de nuestras vidas y no sabemos cuánto tiempo nos llevará sobreponernos a este dolor. La hermosa, angelical y talentosa presencia de mi Stefanie será echada de menos profundamente y permanecerá en nuestros corazones para siempre. Agrademos a todos de antemano sus oraciones y de manera respetuosa pedimos su comprensión para que podamos vivir este luto en paz y privacidad en estos momentos tan difíciles para todos nosotros. Es nuestra más sincera esperanza que nuestra amada Stefanie, mi ángel y amor de mi vida, descanse eternamente en paz.
Bichir, who did not disclose the cause of death, has asked for respect during his time of mourning.
The couple, who started a romantic relationship in 2010. Bichir was previously married to singer Lisset Gutiérrez (2001–2003) with who he shares a daughter, Gala, born in 2011.
Stefanie was nominated for an Oscar Award for best actor in 2012 for appearing in Chris Weitz's "A Better Life."
Her other film credits were Un Cuento de Circo & A Love Song, Star Power, The Hateful Eight, Che: Guerrilla, Sex, Shame & Tears, Loco Love and Valentine's Day.
Rest In Peace Stefanie Sherk!
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