Charlbi Dean has died aged 32

Charlbi Dean, an actress whose star was just starting to grow up with a starring role in the Palme d'Or winner

"Triangle of Sadness" has passed away, a rep for the actress confirmed to CNN. she was 32 years old

The rep confirmed reports that Dean died unexpectedly

and sudden illness on Monday, but gave no further details.

Dean, who was sometimes credited as Charlbi Dean Kriek, was from South Africa and started out as a model.

His first film was the 2010 comedy Spud, starring Troye Sivan and John Cleese.

She then had other film roles as well as a recurring role on the CW series Black Lightning as the character Syonide.

Dean's role in "Triangle of Sadness" was his biggest to date, especially after the film's positive reception at Cannes.

The film starred Dean Yaya, one half of a celebrity couple who go on a luxury cruise that goes awry.