Dean, a rising South African actor best known for his role in “Triangle of Sadness,” which won this year’s Palme d’Or, passed away on Monday in New York due to an unforeseen illness.
Young and promising South African actor Charlbi Dean, who most recently appeared in this year’s Palme d’Or winner “Triangle of Sadness,” passed away on Monday in New York due to an unforeseen illness, Variety has reported. She had reached adulthood at the age of 32.
The CW’s “Black Lightning,” based on the DC Comics, featured Dean as well. Over the course of nine episodes spanning two seasons, she played the extremely talented assassin Syonide.
In the 2013 follow-up, “Spud 2: The Madness Continues,” she made her acting debut, appearing in the 2010 South African film “Spud.”
Her first significant picture was Ruben Stlund’s satirical dark comedy “Triangle of Sadness.” Harris Dickinson and Dean were the co-leaders.
They portrayed Carl and Yaya, a high-fashion celebrity couple who are invited on a cruise for the super-rich and who first appear to be in paradise among the wealthy social media influencers. A Russian oligarch, a British arms dealer, a Marxist captain, and other crooks are among their shipmates, they quickly learn. On board, there is a change in the balance of power, and there is class struggle.
Along with Dolly de Leon, Zlatko Buric, Iris Berben, Vicki Berlin, Henrik Dorsin, Jean-Christophe Folly, Amanda Walker, Oliver Ford Davies, and Sunnyi Melles, Woody Harrelson plays the ship’s captain in the film.
On October 8, the film will be released in the United States after becoming a success at the Cannes Film Festival. Neon purchased the film for about $8 million following its Cannes debut. Additionally, it will be shown at the New York Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival.
Dean also appeared in the sci-fi action movie “Death Race 3: Inferno,” the suspense movie “Blood in the Water,” the horror movie “Don’t Sleep,” the drama “An Interview With God,” and the television programme “Elementary.”
In addition to acting, Dean started modelling at age 6 and signed with Alfa Model Management at 12. He has since been on magazine covers, in ads, and in catalogues.