Actress and Model Charlbi Dean Dead at 32
When Triangle of Sadness won the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Charlbi Dean said she "had the best year making this [movie] during one of the darkest times in my life."
Charlbi Dean, an actress and model, died unexpectedly at the age of 32, according to PEOPLE on Tuesday.
A representative for Dean, who stars in the upcoming film Triangle of Sadness, which won the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
She died Monday in New York City, according to TMZ, of an unexpected and abrupt illness. The nature of the illness has not been revealed.
The South African-born actress was active on social media, with her most recent post being uploaded a few days ago.
Dean shared a collection of professional modelling photos on Instagram. Fans instantly paid tribute in the comments section.