South African actress and model Charlbi Dean, character in the film Without filterPalme d’or at Cannes this year, died Monday August 29, 2022 in New York at the age of 32, according to a representative of the actress confirming information from the specialized press.
A “sudden” death
“It’s appalling”lamented a representative of the actress, who “confirms the information of TMZ »the American reference media on celebrities.
According to this site and the media Deadline, Charlbi Dean died “suddenly” Monday at a New York hospital.
No information was available on the causes of her death, in particular on a possible illness against which she would have fought.
Star of “Without filter”, awarded at Cannes this year
In the movie Without filter (Triangle of Sadness in English) by Swede Ruben Östlund, Charlbi Dean plays Yaya, a supermodel and influencer, obsessed with her image and her career, who is offered a luxury cruise with her boyfriend, also a model.
five years later The SquareRuben Östlund won a second Palme d’or at the 75th Cannes Film Festival in May with this enjoyable satire of the super-rich and luxury, judged to be the most entertaining film in the Cannes competition.
Model and actress
According to the specialized press, Charlbi Dean Kriek was born on February 5, 1990 in Cape Town, South Africa, and began modeling at the age of six, then a career on the screens from the age of 20 with two first South African films: Spud in 2010 and beyond Spud 2 in 2013, with John Cleese in particular.
We also saw her in 2017 in an American horror film, don’t sleepand, the following year in Interview with God (An Interview with God).