Mika Ward was a Canadian actress who appeared in several films and television shows, such as Jason X, Mimic, and Lexx. She died on April 30, 2012, at the age of 38. Her death was confirmed by her father on social media. Mika Ward’s cause of death has not been officially disclosed, but her family suspected that she was poisoned by someone. Here is a brief overview of her life and career.
Early Life and Career
Mika Ward was born on October 31, 1973, in Toronto, Ontario. She was the daughter of Mike Ward, a former hockey player and coach, and Helen Ward, a nurse. She had a brother named Zac, who is also an actor. She attended Leeward Community College, where she studied drama and dance.
She made her acting debut in 1996, in the sci-fi series Lexx, where she played the role of Zev Bellringer. She then appeared in several films and television shows, such as Mimic, The Outer Limits, Earth: Final Conflict, and Jason X. She was known for her beauty and versatility, as she could play different genres and characters.
Personal Life and Controversies
Mika Ward was married to Travis Davis, a fellow actor and producer, whom she met on the set of Jason X. They had two children, a daughter and a son. They lived in Los Angeles, California, where they ran their own production company, Coldheart Entertainment.
She was involved in some legal issues, such as a custody battle with her ex-husband, and a tax evasion case that resulted in the seizure of her properties by the Canadian authorities. She denied the allegations and said that she was innocent and harassed.
Mika Ward Cause of Death and Reactions
Mika Ward died on April 30, 2012, in Toronto, Ontario,she was visiting her family and friends in Canada, when she suddenly fell ill and passed away. He said that he believed that she was poisoned by someone, but he did not reveal any details or names. He said that he was waiting for the autopsy report to confirm his suspicions.
Her fans and colleagues also mourned her death and paid tribute to her on social media and other platforms. Some of them include:
- Erika Villalobos, an actress who worked with Mika Ward in the series The Family Business, wrote on Instagram: “Rest in peace Mika Ward. You were a great actress and a great person. You always made me laugh and smile. You had so much talent and potential. You will be missed by many. My condolences to your family and loved ones.”
- James Mangold, the director of The Wolverine, tweeted: “RIP Mika Ward. You were a pleasure to work with and a great presence on screen. My thoughts are with your family and friends.”
- Memory Alpha, the Star Trek wiki, updated her page with the following message: “Memory Alpha is saddened to learn of the passing of Mika Ward, who portrayed a Voyager officer in several episodes of Star Trek: Voyager.”
Mika Ward is survived by her husband, children, parents, brother, and other relatives. She was cremated and her ashes were scattered in the sea, as she wished. She will be remembered as a talented and beautiful actress who left a mark on the Canadian film and television industry.