Greek actress Mary Tsoni was found dead at her apartment in Athens on Monday, according to Greek Reporter. She was 30 years old. Tsoni was best known in the film world for playing the younger daughter in writer-director Yorgos Lanthimos’ 2009 film “Dogtooth.”
READ MORE: Yorgos Lanthimos and Colin Farrell Re-Teaming for Third Time in Amazon Television Series About Iran-Contra Affair
Tsoni’s cause of death has not yet been disclosed, but she reportedly suffered from severe depression. She was found by her close friend Lewsha Camille Simboura, also an actress, who wrote a social media post about finding Tsoni. “Sorry I didn’t come sooner. Maybe we could have saved you,” Simboura wrote in the post. “I felt guilty, as I watched James perform CPR. I should have tried to help you with your sickness.”
In addition to “Dogtooth,” which was nominated for the 2011 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, Tsoni also appeared in the 2010 drama “Artherapy” and in the 2009 comedy “Evil in the Time of Heroes.” Her last acting role was in “Ta Oporofora tis Athinas” (“The Fruit Trees of Athens”). Before working as an actress, Tsoni was a singer in a punk band.
READ MORE: Kirsten Dunst to Star in AMC Dark Comedy Series From George Clooney and Yorgos Lanthimos
In 2009, she won the Sarajevo Film Festival’s best actress award for her role in “Dogtooth.” She shared the award with her “Dogtooth” co-star Angeliki Papoulia.
Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.