Actress Mary Mara, best known for her dramatic roles on television shows including "ER,"

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"Ray Donovan" and "Nash Bridges," has died in what New York authorities said appeared to be a drowning accident. She was 61.

The New York State Police said Monday a woman identified as Mara was found shortly after 8 a.m.

Lawrence River near Cape Vincent, in upstate New York close to the Canadian border.

NYSP’s preliminary "investigation suggests the victim (Mara) drowned while swimming," according to a release.

Upon examination, Mara's body “showed no signs of foul play.”

The actress' body was transported to the Jefferson County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine an official cause of death.

In a statement to USA TODAY Monday, her manager, Craig Dorfman, described her as "electric, funny, and a true individual."

"Mary was one of the finest actresses I ever met," her manager continued.

The St. Lawrence River runs through the town of Cape Vincent, New York, where Mara was a resident, the release states.