British author who wrote steamy novels that hit the top 10 list.
At age 15, she was expelled from school and began acting in a series of British B-movies in the 1950s.
She garnered inspiration for her steamy novels by having her own sexual experiences with actor, Marlon Brando, when she was just fifteen and he was then twenty-nine.
Her older sister Joan, is a successful actress who starred in such films as The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing, and Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!.
She is the younger sister of actress, Joan Collins.