Bert Kish Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Mar, 2021
Facts of Bert Kish
Date of Birth: 1965 , September-15
Date of Death: 2017 , May-24
Age: 56 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Birth Name Bert Kish
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ethnicity White
Profession Filmmaker and Director
Education Westmount High School
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Bert Kish was a famous Canadian filmmaker, director, cinematographer, producer, and editor. Apart from his professional life, he was also famous for being the son of the talented movie make and editor, Albert Kish. Sadly, he died of cancer in May 2017 at the age of 52. 

Short-Bio Of Bert Kish

Bert Kish was born on September 15, 1965, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to famous film director, Albert Kish. and was raised in Los Angles, California. He held American-Canadian nationality and belonged to the white ethnicity.

His father died of cancer, two years prior to his death in 2015. He died of cancer at the Toronto General Hospital. He was survived by his wife of 21 years, Katalin Futo, two sons, Bert and Colin from a previous marriage, and two grandsons, Aris and Ryan. 

Talking about education, he completed his schooling at Westmount High School. After the completion of his high school degree, he joined McGill University. 

Cause of Death

The talented filmmaker Bert Kish died at the age of 52 on May 24, 2017, due to natural causes. He was survived by his wife Vanessa and his son Aris. 

Bert Kish's Net Worth And Career Detail!!!

Bert Kish earned a decent amount of net worth from his career in the entertainment industry for a long time. At the time of his death, his net worth was calculated to be around $1.5 million. However, the information related to his assets and properties is missing.

CAPTION: Bert Kish has a net worth of $1.5 million fortune at the time of his death SOURCE: Pinterest

While talking about his career, he started his career as a director in the late 80s, and his first work was directing in commercials at Partners Films Company. Some of his director work is Confessions of a Pilgrim, Paul Quarrington: Life in Music, Stranded in Paradise, Power Play, Winter Song

His career got huge limelight after he worked as an editor on the 1994 series, Jake and The Kid. After this, she has worked as an editor in numerous projects such as Power Play, Blacktop, La Femme Nikita, Missing, The Firm, 12 Monkeys

For his hard work and dedication, he has received several awards, such as 

  • Gold Apple Award
  • Silver Hugo Award, 
  • Robert Flaherty Award
  • Gemini Award

Personal Life: Wife And Kids

The late filmmaker Bert Kish was married to Vanessa Trachewsky at the time of his death. As per the sources, the pair shared the wedding vows in a private ceremony after several years of their dating relationship. There is no detail on when and how they met, and in which year they got married.

Together they shared a son named  Aris Kish in 2006, and at the time of Bert's death, he was just 11 years old. After his death, his wife and son have stayed away from the limelight.  

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