Played Lawyer Olivia Novak in the CBC television drama Street Legal from 1987 to 1994.
She and her sister went to their first audition together, both receiving roles that led to future acting.
She spent much of the her post-Street Legal career trying to escape her character by acting in the short-lived series Taking the Falls and also took roles in stage productions.
She married CBC newsman Peter Mansbridge.
Alison Pill is another actress who hailed from Toronto.