Dean, a promising young South African actor, passed away on Monday in New York after an unforeseen illness. He had most recently been seen in “Triangle of Sadness,” which won the Palme d’Or this year.
Charlbi Dean, a young and promising actor from South Africa who most recently appeared in “Triangle of Sadness,” the film that won the Palme d’Or for best picture of the year in 2018, passed away on Monday in New York due to an unforeseen illness, as revealed by Variety. Her age was 32.
In addition, Dean appears in the CW’s adaptation of the DC Comics series “Black Lightning.” Over the course of two seasons and nine episodes, she gave the performance of Syonide, a highly accomplished assassin.
She started acting in the South African movie “Spud,” which came out in 2010, and she played the same character in the 2013 sequel “Spud 2: The Madness Continues.”
It was Ruben Ostlund’s satirical dark comedy “Triangle of Sadness” that served as her debut in a leading role in a major motion picture. The other main character, Harris Dickinson, was played by Dean, who shared that role.