Canadian film and TV actress Alberta Watson dies at 60

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Posted: Mar 23, 2015 4:57 PM

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian film and television actress Alberta Watson has died. She was 60.

Her agent, Pam Winter, said Watson died Saturday in Toronto after a long battle with cancer.

Watson is best known for her role on "24" as special agent Erin Driscoll during the Fox series' 2004-05 season. More recently, she appeared on the CW series "Nikita" as well as on its earlier version, "La Femme Nikita," on USA.

Her films include "Hackers" and "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."

TV guest roles include "Hill Street Blues, "Law & Order" and "The Equalizer."