Emmanuelle Star Sylvia Kristel Dies

‘Emmanuelle’ star Sylvia Kristelhas died at the age of 60

The actress, born in Holland on September 28, 1952, became famous after she starred in the 1974 film Emmanuelle playing a sexually promiscuous housewife who lived in Thailand with her older husband

Before landing her movie career, Sylvia was a model, she then went onto appear in over 50 titles including 12 Emmanuelle projects (including the television movies)

Sylvia is also well known for roles in Lady Chatterleys Lover & Airport 79:Concorde.

Sylvia was diagnosed with cancer and she was admitted to hospital in July after suffering a stroke.

Marieke Verharen told the press  “She died during the night during her sleep.

Sylvia Kristel was and will remain an iconic name in cinema history and she will be missed.


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