Charlbi Dean Kriek, a well-known model, and actress died on August 29, 2022. She was most recognized for her roles in the Spud series, although she also appeared in other TV programs and films. Her spokesperson verified the news, saying she died of a “sudden illness.” Although specifics regarding her medical condition are unclear, the 32-year-old was hospitalized at the time of her death.
Charlbi Dean, star of the DC series Black Lightning, DEAD AT 32…
Died at a hospital in New York City…
The South African actress and model passed away yesterday from an unexpected and sudden illness…
Her work includes the film “Blood in the Water”…
– The Sun co uk pic.twitter.com/mr32A5VWjv
— Dr. James E. Olsson (@DrJamesOlsson) August 30, 2022
Everything there is to know about Charlbi Dean Kriek
Charlbi Dean Kriek, born on February 5, 1990, began modeling at the age of six and has been in various advertisements. At the age of 12, she enrolled in Waterfront Theatre School and joined Alfa Model Management. She made her acting debut in Donovan Mash’s 2010 South African film Spud. It was based on the same-name book and earned great reviews from reviewers. Charlbi was then featured in Spud 2: The Madness Continues, which was published in 2013. She went on to star in films such as Death Race 3: Inferno, Don’t Sleep, An Interview with God, and others. Kriek appeared as a guest star on Elementary, a CBS procedural drama series that aired in 2017. Elementary, created by Robert Doherty, started in September 2012 and ran for seven seasons through August 2019. The production garnered favorable reviews from reviewers for its performance and adherence to the literature.
Charlbi rose to prominence after portraying the assassin Syonide in the CW series Black Lightning. She performed the part for two seasons and rose to prominence in the entertainment world. Black Lightning debuted in January 2018 and will continue to run for four seasons till May 2021. Charlbi Dean Kriek had a successful modeling career, appearing in the South African editions of GQ and Elle in 2008 and 2010.
Triangle of Sadness
Triangle of Sadness, a satirical dark comedy film released in 2022, was her last feature. The film will be released in theaters on September 28, 2022, in the United States, and on October 28, 2022, in the United Kingdom. The major characters are Harris Dickinson, Dolly de Leon, Zlatko Buric, Henrik Dorsin, Vicki Berlin, and Woody Harrelson. This year’s Cannes Film Festival had the world debut of The Triangle of Sadness, which got favorable reviews from critics.
Charlbi also shared her joy on social media after the film’s Cannes triumph, writing:
“Congratulations to our family, we succeeded!!! @ruben ostlund You are the GOD. I’ll be eternally grateful to you for allowing me to be a part of your creativity, and to my darling @sinaostlund. I can’t believe I had the finest year of my life creating this during one of the most difficult periods of my life. Here are some photos from the epidemic year in Sweden and Greece. Our @triangleofsadness family will always be with us.”
Charlbi Dean Kriek was engaged to model Luke Volker and was survived by her family members. She took a pause from her career in 2008 after being engaged in a vehicle accident with model Ashton Schnehage.