Canadian actress Goldie Semple, who starred in numerous plays at the Shaw Festival and the Stratford Festival, has died at age 56 of cancer, according to The Vancouver Sun.

Semple's many stage credits include Macbeth, The Taming of the Shrew, Antony and Cleopatra, Easy Virtue, Picnic, A Little Night Music, Major Barbara, and Candida

She is survived by husband, Lorne Kennedy.