|About Stefanie Sherk
|April 20, 2019 Los Angeles, California
|5 feet 5 inches
|Demián Bichir ?? - 2019
|Susan Sherk, Rick Sherk
|Pacifica Graduate Institute, University of London, University of Western Ontario
|#Hashtag: The Series, Un cuento de circo & Love Song
Demián Bichir is mourning the tragic loss of his wife, Stefanie Sherk, on April 20, 2019, reportedly at the age of 43. Sherk had a diverse body of work in the entertainment industry and was married to Bichir, best known for his Oscar-nominated role in A Better Life. Our Stefanie Sherk wiki has all the details about her untimely death.
Stefanie Sherk’s Death Has Been Ruled a Suicide
Canadian model and actress Stefanie Sherk was born in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. Multiple outlets have reported her age at death as 43. She’s most familiar for her role on #Hashtag: The Series.
Her husband, Demián Bichir, revealed on his official Instagram page that Sherk had passed away on April 20. The heartbreaking post did not reveal the circumstances surrounding her death.
However, details about Sherk’s cause of death emerged days later. The L.A. County Medical Examiner-Coroner ruled her death as suicide by drowning. Further details are awaited.
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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 confirmed the cause of death in a series of Instagram posts later. He revealed that Sherk had been suffering from depression for a long time.
He followed it up with another post slamming the paparazzi camping outside his home while they are grieving her death.
Sherk Moved to the U.S. for Her Career
Stefanie Sherk was born in Ontario, Canada to Rick Sherk and Susan Sherk, a retired nurse. She has a brother, Daniel, who is married to Maureen Sherk.
Sherk was fluent in French and English as well as Japanese.
Her career brought her to the U.S. where she worked as a model, actress, and producer. She appeared in TV shows, movies, and short films, including the CSI spinoff, CSI: Cyber. She appeared in the upcoming Grudge movie slated to release in 2020, which stars Bichir.
Stefanie also appeared in Bichir’s directorial debut, Un Cuento de Circo & A Love Song.
She Had Studied History and Psychology
Sherk reportedly studied history at the University of Western Ontario, spending her third year abroad in the United Kingdom. There, she studied at the University of London.
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Sherk then switched academic gears, pursuing a masters in depth psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute in California.
Sherk Had Been with Bichir Since 2011
Mexican-born Demián Bichir was previously married to the Mexican singer-actress Lisset Gutiérrez from 2001 to 2003. He’s father to a daughter, Gala, from another relationship.
Sherk and Bichir’s relationship began in 2011, the same year Gala was born. They apparently married later, though the date is not known.
The couple had been each other’s date to every red carpet, even as recently as September 2018 for the premiere of Bichir’s film, The Nun.