Charlbi Dean, a young, up-and-coming South African actor who most recently appeared in this year's Palme d'Or winner "Triangle of Sadness,
" died Monday in New York of an unexpected illness, Variety reports. She was 32 years old.
Dean also appeared on The CW in the DC Comics series "Black Lightning.
" She portrayed the highly adept assassin Syonide in nine episodes over two seasons.
In 2010, she made her acting debut in the South African film "Spud,"
and she reprised her role in the 2013 sequel, "Spud 2: The Madness Continues."
They portrayed Carl and Yaya, a high-fashion celebrity couple who are invited on a cruise for the ultra-rich,
which appears to be a utopia for wealthy social media influencers at first. They quickly discover, however,
that among their shipmates are a Russian oligarch, a British arms dealer, a Marxist captain, and other criminals. The power dynamic aboard the ship evolves, and class strife erupts.