British theater actress who appeared as Elizabeth Bennett in the original Broadway production of Pride and Prejudice. She also performed in the London West End production of Noel Coward's Private Lives.
She trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
She appeared in the Broadway productions of Cynara and The Shining Hour.
She had two children -- Daniel and Anna -- with her first husband, actor Raymond Massey.
She became famous for portraying one of Jane Austen's most beloved characters.