Charlbi Dean, star of Cannes standout ‘Triangle of Sadness,’ useless at 32


Charlbi Dean, an actress whose star had simply begun to rise with a starring function in Palme d’Or winner “Triangle of Sadness,” has died, a consultant for the actress confirmed to CNN. She was 32.

The consultant confirmed reviews that Dean died from sudden and sudden sickness on Monday however didn’t present additional particulars.

Dean, who was typically credited as Charlbi Dean Kriek, hailed from South Africa and received her begin as a mannequin.

Her first movie credit score was 2010 comedy “Spud,” starring Troye Sivan and John Cleese.

She went on to produce other movie roles, in addition to a recurring function on the CW’s “Black Lightning” because the character Syonide.

Dean’s function in “Triangle of Sadness” was her greatest up to now, particularly following the movie’s optimistic reception at Cannes. Within the film, Dean performed Yaya, one half of a star couple who goes on a luxurious cruise that goes awry.

Following the movie’s win on the pageant, Dean wrote on Instagram, “Congratulations our family we did it!!!” and telling director Ruben Östlund, “you’re the GOAT I’m forever thankful for you for trusting me to be apart of your genius.”

Dean was engaged to male mannequin Luke Volker, based on posts on their Instagram accounts.