Alberta Watson, an actress best known for her roles on 24 and ‘La Femme Nikita,’ has sadly died after battling cancer. She was 60-years-old.
The Canadian star passed away on Saturday, March 21 at Kensington Hospice in Toronto, her agent confirmed on Monday, March 23.
Alberta as Madeline on ‘La Femme Nikita.’
“It is the case, sadly. Alberta passed away on Saturday evening… her husband Ken was by her side. We await details of a memorial service for her,” her agent, Pam Winter, told ‘ET Canada.’
Alberta’s TV and film career spanned more than five decades and included roles in movies ‘In Praise of Older Women,’ ‘Spanking the Monkey’ and ‘The Sweet Hereafter.’
She was diagnosed with lymphoma in 1998 while starring as Madeline on ‘La Femme Nikita,’ which ran for five seasons from 1997 to 2001.