`Emmanuelle` actress Sylvia Kristel dies aged 60: agent

Last Updated: Oct 18, 2012, 17:43 PM IST

The Hague: Dutch actress Sylvia Kristel who starred in the iconic 1974 erotic French film ‘Emmanuelle’ and over 50 other movies died in her sleep overnight after suffering from cancer, her agent said Thursday.

"She died during the night during her sleep," Marieke Verharen of Features Creative Management told AFP of the 60 year-old actress who had been admitted to an Amsterdam hospital in July following a stroke.

PTI