Tragedy Strikes: Actor Christian Oliver and Daughters Perish in Caribbean Plane Accident

Actor Christian Oliver and His 2 Daughters Died

Christian Oliver, a German actor who starred in movies such as Speed Racer and Valkyrie, and his two daughters, Madita and Annik, were killed in a plane crash in the Caribbean on January 4, 2024. They were among the four passengers of a small plane that crashed shortly after taking off from Bequia, an island in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The pilot, Robert Sachs, also died in the accident.

According to the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force, the plane was a Bellanca 17-30A Super Viking, a single-engine aircraft that was registered in the United States. The plane was bound for St. Lucia, where Oliver and his daughters were planning to spend their vacation. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but witnesses reported hearing a loud noise and seeing smoke before the plane plunged into the sea.

Christian Oliver Career

Oliver, whose real name was Christian Klepser, was born in Celle, Germany, in 1972. He moved to the United States in the 1990s to pursue a career as a model and actor. He appeared in several TV shows and movies, including Saved by the Bell: The New Class, The Good German, and The Three Musketeers. He was best known for his role as Snake Oiler in the 2008 film Speed Racer, directed by the Wachowskis. He also played Sergeant-Major Adam in the 2009 film Valkyrie, starring Tom Cruise.

Oliver was married to Jessica Mazur, a Brazilian model and actress, from 2010 to 2021. They had two daughters, Madita, 10, and Annik, 12, who were both born in Los Angeles. Oliver and Mazur divorced in 2021, and Oliver moved back to Germany. He was reportedly dating a German actress at the time of his death.

Oliver’s family, friends, and fans have expressed their shock and grief over his sudden and tragic death. His former co-star Emile Hirsch tweeted: “I’m heartbroken to hear about the passing of Christian Oliver and his two beautiful daughters. He was a wonderful person and a talented actor. I will always remember our time together on Speed Racer. Rest in peace, my friend.”

Oliver’s agent, Michael Becker, released a statement on behalf of his family: “We are devastated by the loss of Christian and his two daughters. They were the light of his life and he loved them more than anything. He was a loving father, a caring son, a loyal brother, and a great friend. He will be missed by everyone who knew him and admired him