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Sylvia Kristel

27 September 1952 to 17 October 2012

An actress closely identified with one iconic role, Dutch born Kristel became an international star though the soft focus eroticism of Emmanuelle (1974), returning with variable effect in sundry sequels. Her other films include The Streetwalker (1976), The Concorde.... Airport 79 (1979), Lady Chatterley’s Lover (1981) and Private Lessons (1981).

- Read Sylvia Kristel's Guardian Obituary