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A sudden illness has taken the life of South African actress and model Charlbi Dean Kriek. She passed away on Monday, August 29 in a New York hospital.
A representative for Charlbi Dean confirmed the news to TMZ, but there were no details about the cause of death. The only information released, was that the actress had died from “an unexpected sudden illness”.
Charlbi Dean was a breakout actress and an established model. DC fans may recognize her from the superhero series ‘Black Lightning.’ She is also well known for her role in the dark satirical comedy film, ‘Triangle of Sadness’.
Just recently, the actress had been in the spotlight for the release of the movie. It was the biggest project of her acting career.