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Character actress Alberta Watson passed away on Saturday due to cancer, her agent has reported. Watson was 60.
Watson began her acting career in Canada with national broadcaster CBC, gaining notice for a key role in the 1978 feature In Praise of Older Women. Watson went on to a variety of roles in movies such as 1981’s Black Mirror and 1983’s The Keep, as well as guest stints on shows such as Kane & Abel.
Watson got her first major television role in Buck James, following that up with guest appearances on shows such as The Equalizer and Street Legal. As the 90s came around, she became a more prominent fixture in television, appearing on shows such as Law & Order and The Outer Limits. Watson also appeared in David O. Russell’s 1994 feature Spanking the Monkey, garnering acclaim for her role of Susan Aibelli. She followed that up with roles in the 1995 feature Hackers, »
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A Walk Among the Tombstones - Universal Studios - Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD Director: Scott Frank Cast: Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, David Harbour, Patrick F. McDade, Laura Birn. Full cast + crew This is a banner week for smart movies made for adult audiences. Obviously Gone Girl is the biggest name of the bunch, but don't let its box office status let you overlook A Walk Among the Tombstones, the newest movie from The Lookout writer and director Scott Frank. The cover may make this look like a Taken spin-off, but it's a gripping, artful, restrained pot boiler about a former cop turned unlicensed detective who gets caught up investigating the kidnap and murder of a mobster's wife. Neeson is great in it, and better yet, he's...
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