Alberta Watson, well known to television audiences for her Gemini award-nominated role as Madeline on the cable hit "La Femme Nikita," enjoys a long and diverse career in television and film. She received a Genie nomination for best supporting actress for one of her first movie roles, Mitzi…more
She has been nominated four times for a Gemini Award, but has not yet managed a single award.
She was on the cover page of the magazine TV Zone Special (USA) dated July 2005, Iss. 64.
She began performing as a teenager with a local theatre group.
She is 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Alberta Watson's name was the basis for the character Alberta Green in the first season of 24.
Alberta: It's funny - I'm getting older and I'm getting more work. It makes me happy that I'm at an age now where doors would start to close, but they're starting to open. I'm playing some interesting women.
Alberta: I like difficult subject matters. When you're trying to find a character, you find yourself looking under a lot of rocks.
Alberta: (on Madeline) She's like a cyborg. She gets her job done no matter what she has to do. Her outward approach is civil and respectful, but she wouldn't think twice about ripping someone's heart out.