Christian Bach, a renowned Argentine actress and producer who starred in several popular telenovelas, died on February 26, 2019, at the age of 59. Her death was announced by her family on March 1, 2019, in a press release that revealed the cause of her death and expressed their grief and gratitude. Here are some facts you need to know about Christian Bach’s cause of death and her life and career.
Respiratory Failure: The Cause of Her Death
According to the press release issued by her family, Christian Bach died due to respiratory failure. Respiratory failure is a condition in which the lungs cannot provide enough oxygen to the body or remove enough carbon dioxide from the blood. It can be caused by various factors, such as lung diseases, chest injuries, muscle weakness, or drug overdose. Respiratory failure can lead to serious complications, such as organ damage, coma, or death.
The press release did not specify the exact circumstances or the underlying cause of Bach’s respiratory failure. However, it stated that her death was “a consequence of a sudden and unexpected deterioration of her health”. It also mentioned that Bach had always wished to keep her personal and family matters private, and that her death was no exception. The family asked for respect and discretion from the media and the public during their time of mourning.
A Successful Actress and Producer
Christian Bach was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on May 9, 1959. She graduated with a degree in law and later moved to Mexico to pursue a career as an actress. She started working in plays and films, where her voice was often dubbed to conceal her Argentine accent. She gained fame with a small role in the worldwide hit telenovela Los ricos también lloran in 1979 and later starred in several successful productions with Televisa, such as Bodas de odio (1983), De pura sangre (1985), and Encadenados (1988).
In 1986, she married Mexican actor Humberto Zurita, with whom she had two sons, Sebastián and Emiliano Zurita, who are also actors. In 1996, the couple formed their own production company, ZUBA Producciones, and moved to TV Azteca, where they produced and starred in telenovelas such as La chacala (1997) and Azul Tequila (1998). Bach also worked with Telemundo in recent years, appearing in La Patrona (2013) and La Impostora (2014).
Bach was also a singer and recorded an album in the 1980s, but it did not have much success. She won several awards for her acting work, such as the TVyNovelas Best Actress award in 1984 and 1989 and the TuMundo Best Actress award from Telemundo in 2013. She also participated in more than a dozen films, such as Gavilán o paloma (1985), Soy libre (1991), El secreto (2011), and Deseo (2013).
A Loving Wife and Mother
Christian Bach was not only a talented actress and producer, but also a devoted wife and mother. Her husband Humberto Zurita described her as “an exemplary actress and mother; a super mother and a wife that filled the life of her family with love, courage, valor and the great desire to live life to the fullest”. He also said that she was “a woman who fought for her dreams” and that he felt “proud of having shared his life with her”.
Her sons Sebastián and Emiliano Zurita also expressed their love and admiration for their mother on social media. Sebastián posted a photo of him hugging his mother on Instagram with the caption “I love you forever”. Emiliano shared a video of him dancing with his mother on his birthday with the message “Thank you for everything mom”. Both sons thanked their fans for their support and condolences.
Christian Bach’s cause of death was a tragic loss for her family, friends, colleagues, and fans. She will be remembered as a beautiful, talented, and passionate woman who left a mark on the world of entertainment. May she rest in peace.