• Christian Oliver, known for his roles in The Baby-Sitters Club, Speed Racer, and Valkyrie, tragically died in a private plane crash in the Caribbean along with his two daughters
• The actor’s ex-wife Jessica Klepser issued a statement on social media mourning the loss of her husband and daughters
• Baby-Sitters Club movie actress Schuyler Fisk also paid tribute to Christian and his family on social media, expressing shock and grief over the tragedy
Here is what happened:
Christian Oliver’s ex-wife, Jessica Klepser, has spoken out regarding the tragic death of the actor and their two children, Annik and Madita, who died in a private plane crash in the Caribbean. The tragic accident occurred on January 4, 2024, as the family was returning from a holiday in the Caribbean when their small aircraft experienced engine trouble and fell into the ocean.
In a heartfelt statement posted to Instagram, the WundaBar Pilates, where Jessica works as a regional manager in California, expressed deep sadness over the loss. The statement described Madita as a vibrant 7th-grade student known for her lively spirit and excellence in academics, dance, singing, and performances, while Annik, a 4th-grade student, was recognized for her gentle yet strong demeanor. The message also mentioned the deep bond, infectious laughter, and adventurous spirit shared by Madita and Annik.
Christian Oliver, known for his role in “The Baby-Sitters Club” movie, “Speed Racer,” and “Valkyrie,” tragically lost his life at the age of 50, as well as his two daughters in the plane crash. His former co-star from “The Baby-Sitters Club,” Schuyler Fisk, also paid tribute to the family on social media, expressing her shock and devastation over the tragedy.
The actor’s loss will be deeply felt by all who knew him, and the family has requested privacy during this difficult time.