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Alberta Watson is a Actor Canadienne born on 6 march 1955 at Toronto (Canada)

Alberta Watson

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Birth name Faith Susan Alberta Watson
Nationality Canada
Birth 6 march 1955 at Toronto (Canada)
Death 21 march 2015 (at 60 years)

Faith Susan Alberta Watson (March 6, 1955 – March 21, 2015), better known as Alberta Watson, was a Canadian film and television actress.

Biography

Dès son plus jeune âge, Alberta Watson se produit dans un théâtre local de son Canada natal. Après un premier rôle remarqué au cinéma dans In Praise of Older Women , elle s'envole vers les États-Unis et joue dans le film d'horreur La Forteresse noire (1983) parmi d'autres longs-métrages. En 1995, elle interprète la mère d'un pirate informatique dans Hackers, avant d'apparaître aux côtés de Ian Holm deux ans plus tard dans De beaux lendemains.

Le grand public la découvre grâce à son rôle de Madeline dans les 5 saisons de La Femme Nikita (1997). En 2004, elle devient directrice de la Cellule Anti-Terroriste dans 24 heures chrono.
En 2011 elle joue le rôle de Madeline Pierce (sénatrice) dans la saison 2 de la série Nikita.

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Filmography of Alberta Watson (35 films)

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Actress

Helen
Helen (2009)
, 2h
Directed by Sandra Nettelbeck
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Ashley Judd, Goran Višnjić, Lauren Lee Smith, Alberta Watson, Alexia Fast, Leah Cairns
Roles Dr. Sherman
Rating62% 3.104173.104173.104173.104173.10417
Belle, brillante, mariée à David, mère d’une adorable jeune adolescente et professeur de musique, Helen semble avoir la vie parfaite. Elle semble… en effet, car en réalité elle camouffle un lourd secret depuis plusieurs années. Elle souffre d’une dépression profonde qui l’empêche de vivre sa vie. Même si sa famille et ses amis tentent de la sortir de l’abîme, personne ne comprend vraiment sa souffrance, elle trouve alors refuge auprès de l’un de ses élèves. Il est clair que la seule personne capable de sauver Helen, c’est… elle-même.
The Spine
The Spine (2009)
, 11minutes
Directed by Chris Landreth
Origin Canada
Genres Horror, Animation
Actors Gordon Pinsent, Alberta Watson
Roles Mary Rutherford
Rating65% 3.2784253.2784253.2784253.2784253.278425
Away from Her, 1h50
Directed by Sarah Polley
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Julie Christie, Gordon Pinsent, Olympia Dukakis, Kristen Thomson, Michael Murphy, Nina Dobrev
Roles Dr. Fischer
Rating74% 3.747123.747123.747123.747123.74712
Grant (Pinsent) and Fiona (Christie) are a retired married couple living in rural Brant County, Ontario. Fiona begins to lose her memory, and it becomes apparent she suffers from Alzheimer's disease. Throughout the film, Grant's reflections on his marriage are woven with his reflections on his own infidelities, and influence his eventual decisions regarding Fiona's happiness.
The Lookout, 1h38
Directed by Scott Frank
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Heist films
Actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels, Matthew Goode, Isla Fisher, Bruce McGill, Carla Gugino
Roles Barbara Pratt
Rating69% 3.4981253.4981253.4981253.4981253.498125
While driving his car with the lights off, high school sports star Chris Pratt crashes into a combine stalled on the road. Two occupants of the car are killed while Chris and his girlfriend Kelly survive. However, the crash leaves Chris with lasting mental impairments, including anterograde amnesia, along with some anger management issues.
Citizen Duane, 1h25
Origin Canada
Genres Comedy
Actors Douglas Smith, Vivica A. Fox, Devon Bostick, Alberta Watson, Jane McGregor, Jessica Holmes
Roles Bonnie Balfour
Rating52% 2.617392.617392.617392.617392.61739
Duane Balfour (Douglas Smith) was born into a family of misfortune, in the prairie town of Ridgeburg. After losing a high school election against his enemy Chad, he decides to run for mayor against Chad's grandmother—Ridgeburg's Mayor Milton (Rosemary Dunsmore), who has been the incumbent for a ridiculously long time. Duane and a homeless man are the only two competing with Mayor Milton.
Murder in the Hamptons, 1h28
Directed by Jerry Ciccoritti
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Actors Poppy Montgomery, David Sutcliffe, Shawn Christian, Peter Outerbridge, Hélène Joy, Gabriel Hogan
Roles Ted's Lawyer
Rating58% 2.9025152.9025152.9025152.9025152.902515
The movie is told through various points of view in a semi-documentary. Generosa (Poppy Montgomery) is a struggling artist who sells real estate, and one day, when client Ted (David Sutcliffe) fails to show up, she goes over to confront him. They soon fall in love, get married and are happy for several years during which time they adopt twin orphans: Alexa Ammon (Aislinn Paul) and Greg Ammon (Munro Chambers). Whether a result of being a mother or from an organic or drug-induced biochemical imbalance, Generosa becomes increasingly paranoid accusing Ted of, among other indiscretions, adultery. Her erratic behavior tears the marriage apart, thereby unleashing a very contentious divorce procedure with Generosa demanding custody of the twins, ownership of their house in the Hamptons and, if possible, all of Ted's wealth. She even resorts to lying to the children about Ted in an attempt to turn them against him.
The Prince & Me, 1h45
Directed by Martha Coolidge
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Julia Stiles, Luke Mably, Ben Miller, Miranda Richardson, James Fox, Alberta Watson
Roles Amy Morgan
Rating58% 2.9043452.9043452.9043452.9043452.904345
Paige Morgan (Julia Stiles) is a pre-medical student at University of Wisconsin–Madison. Across the Atlantic, Denmark's Prince Edvard (Luke Mably), heir to the throne, regularly shirks his princely duties (including opening a cabinet meeting) by acting recklessly (like drag racing).
The Wild Dogs, 1h37
Directed by Thomas Fitzgerald
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Actors Alberta Watson, Rachel Blanchard, Geraint Wyn Davies, Thomas Fitzgerald, David Hayman
Roles Natalie
Rating66% 3.3243753.3243753.3243753.3243753.324375
Set in the city of Bucharest, Romania, the action is confined to a week in the life of the various characters. Alberta Watson plays the bored wife of a diplomat. Director and screenwriter Thom Fitzgerald plays a Canadian pornographer. The title is based on the fact that when the communist government forced people to move into working-class apartment complexes they had to give up their pets. The initial population of perhaps 2,000 dogs has grown over the years to the point where some estimate that 20 years later as many as 200,000 wild dogs wander the streets of the city. The Wild Dogs won the Best Canadian Feature at the 2002 Atlantic Film Festival
The Art of Woo, 1h37
Directed by Helen Lee
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Sook-Yin Lee, Adam Beach, Alberta Watson, Don McKellar, Siu Ta
Roles Caterin
Rating42% 2.129472.129472.129472.129472.12947
Alessa Woo (Sook-Yin Lee), an art gallery employee in Toronto, has built an image as a rich heiress, but is in dire financial straits. She attempts to court rich men to feed her lifestyle, but is prone to changing partners. One day, talented aboriginal artist Ben Crowchild (Adam Beach) moves into the apartment next door, leading to the two sharing a bathroom. In order to spurn a persistent suitor, Nathan (Don McKellar), Woo takes hold of Crowchild and kisses him. The two later become friends with benefits.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch, 1h32
Directed by John Cameron Mitchell
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, Théâtre, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Musical films, Political films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Miriam Shor, John Cameron Mitchell, Andrea Martin, Michael Pitt, Maurice Dean Wint, Alberta Watson
Roles Hansel's Mom
Rating76% 3.848513.848513.848513.848513.84851
Hansel Schmidt is an East German "slip of a girly boy" who loves rock music, and is stuck in East Berlin until he meets Luther Robinson, an American soldier. Luther falls in love with Hansel and the two decide to marry. This plan will allow Hansel to leave communist East Germany for the capitalist West. However, in order to be married, the couple must consist of a man and a woman. Hansel's mother, Hedwig, gives her child her name and passport and finds a doctor to perform a sex change. The operation is botched, however, leaving Hansel – now Hedwig – with a dysfunctional one-inch mound of flesh between her legs, the eponymous "Angry Inch".
Tart
Tart (2001)
, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Dominique Swain, Brad Renfro, Bijou Phillips, Nora Zehetner, Mischa Barton, Alberta Watson
Roles Lily Storm
Rating47% 2.3514552.3514552.3514552.3514552.351455
Cat Storm (Dominique Swain) is a teenager attending an elite preparatory school in Manhattan. Cat begins to fall in with the popular crowd at her prep school, abandoning her longtime friend, Delilah (Bijou Phillips), who is expelled from the school. Cat surrounds herself with some of the school's most popular students, befriending Grace (Mischa Barton), an English exchange student.
Deeply
Deeply (2000)
, 1h41
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Films about writers
Actors Kirsten Dunst, Lynn Redgrave, Molly Dunsworth, Trent Ford, Brent Carver, Alberta Watson
Roles Fiona
Rating59% 2.953792.953792.953792.953792.95379
Claire McKay (Julia Brendler)—having suffered the death of her boyfriend—is brought by her mother to Ironbound Island in the hopes that time away from the city will allow her to recover emotionally. On the island where her mother was born, Claire meets an eccentric writer, Celia (Lynn Redgrave), who in flashbacks, relates her own story as a grief-stricken teenager in 1949. Celia—Silly (Kirsten Dunst) in the flashbacks—is the next chosen victim of a Viking curse which was placed on the island centuries ago when their longship sank in the bay.
Desire
Desire (2000)
, 1h37
Directed by Colleen Murphy
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Katja Riemann, Zachary Bennett, Elizabeth Shepherd, Alberta Watson, Graham Greene, Martin Donovan
Roles Simone
Rating59% 2.988512.988512.988512.988512.98851
The film stars Zachary Bennett as Francis Waterson, an aspiring concert pianist, and Katja Riemann as Halley Fischer, an elementary school teacher with whom Francis enters a romantic relationship.
The Sweet Hereafter, 1h52
Directed by Atom Egoyan
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Themes Films about families, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Trucker films
Actors Ian Holm, Sarah Polley, Bruce Greenwood, Tom McCamus, Alberta Watson, Marc Donato
Roles Risa Walker
Rating74% 3.7466053.7466053.7466053.7466053.746605
In a small town in Upstate New York named "Sam Dent", a school bus skids into a lake, killing 14 children. Their grieving parents are approached by a lawyer, Mitchell Stephens (Ian Holm), who is haunted by his dysfunctional relationship with his drug-addict daughter. Stephens persuades the reluctant parents to file a class action lawsuit against the state, school district, or other entity for damages, arguing that the accident is a result of negligence.