Bert Kish: Father, Wife, Net Worth, Cause of Death

Canadian Actors, Filmmakers
Bert Kish

The name of Bert Kish the editor and director is etched in the hearts of many of his fans. While his corporeal presence is no more, his works on the screen still live on. And he doesn’t even have a ton of credits to his name. But if anyone’s career exemplifies the saying that quality is the key that is Bert Kish’s. His credits weren’t exactly earth-shaking shows, so why is he still popular even in death? you may never know except you read this piece. This is what we intend to find out here. Plus his cause of death and how much he left behind for his wife and kid, all about him.

Bert Kish: Birth and father

Bert Kish was born on the 15th of September 1965 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, where he grew up. He relocated to Los Angeles along with his brother, Colin when he decided on a career in the film industry. Kish attended Westmount High School and after his graduation, he proceeded to McGill University.

Bert Kish was the son of Albert Kish who was a film director, a Steven Spielberg of his generation, who arrived in Canada in 1957 with a copy of the book “Film Kultura” in his armpit. Basically, he came to make films – and money. Senior Kish passed away on 23 October 2015 due to cancer. His father started his career as a still photographer and later worked at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto as a film editor and later joined the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal.

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Bert’s father Albert Kish prepared himself very well for the show business spending 4 months at the Academy of Drama and Film in Budapest Hungary, a country he left during the Hungarian revolution which stopped his education but not his determination. Albert Kish also spent 4 months in Hollywood, California where he learned filmmaking.

Albert union with his wife produced two sons Bert and Colin.

His father prepared him for the show business which he made a name for himself before now joining him in the hereafter.

Bert Kish: Wife

When he was alive, he was not the type who was comfortable in sharing his personal information about his family. Bert was not also the type whose name made the rounds in rumor mills rocking Hollywood. He was a real family man. This much we know about him.

Bert Kish was married to Vanessa Trackewsky. This is as much as we know about her, we don’t even have an image. Their union was blessed with a son named Aris who was born in 2006. The boy was 11 years old when his father passed away.

Cause of Death

Life is a fickle, one-minute one might just be happy and looking so energetic, the next moment, the person is shaking like a bird in a thin branch. As for Bert, his death came as a shock to his fans who didn’t know he was diagnosed with any ailment. He had just lost his father to cancer in 2015 and when he passed away two years later, many would have double-checked to see if they were still talking about his father.

What killed Bert Kish? The popular suspect. He died of cancer but there is no information on the type that cut his life short. It was just announced that he died on 24th May 2017. Of cancer.

Net worth

How much was the worth of Bert Kish before he died? What was his major source of income? Bert Kish left an estimated 1.9 million for his family when he died in 2017. This money he made through the films he edited and directed and since he didn’t make a lot of films, it is possible he had other investments and not forgetting he might have inherited something when his father passed away. Don’t bet on this.

Bert Kish: Career

One of the greatest gifts that Albert Kish impacted his son at his tender age was his film editing skills, cinematography skills, and photography skills. Bert learned the craft so well and on his own, learned other soft skills like writing and film making.

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Bert made his directorial debut started in a commercial at Partners Films Company. Bert had a breakthrough in his career when he became the editor on the series “Jake and The Kid” in 1994. As a director, he has worked in “The Haunting of Sorority Row” the horror made for TV film known as “Deadly Pledge” in Europe and Australia. He also directed “Snow Bride”, “Winter Song”, and “Stranded In Paradise”.

As an editor, he worked on the following projects “Longmire”, “Death Valley”, “The Bridge”, “The Legacy”, and others.

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