'Emmanuelle' actress Sylvia Krystel dies at 60

'Emmanuelle' actress Sylvia Krystel dies at 60

Sylvia Krystel, star of the hit 1970s erotic movie Emmanuelle, has died of cancer aged 60.

The Dutch model-turned-actress died in her sleep on Wednesday night, after fighting the illness for several years.

The iconic French film tells the tale of a beautiful young married couple and their sexual adventures in Thailand.

Sylvia went on to star in a string of sequels, as well as Hollywood movie Private Lessons in 1981.  

Image: © Rex

Thursday October 18, 2012

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