Actress Charlbi Dean, who played the lead in the Palme d'Or-winning film "Triangle of Sadness," has passed away

Charlbi Dean Kriek died at age of 32

Dean passed away from a sudden and unexpected illness

Dean, whose real name is Charlbi Dean Kriek, is a native of South Africa

The 2010 comedy "Spud," starring Troye Sivan and John Cleese, was her debut feature

In nine episodes of the series, Dean made an appearance

Her other upcoming film role was as the character Syonide in Black Lightning

Dean's performance in "Triangle of Sadness" was her largest to date  movie received acclaim at Cannes

Dean played Yaya, one half of a celebrity couple who embarks on a luxury trip that goes haywire, in the film

In January, Dean signed with UTA