British actress who played Gregory Peck's wife in director Alfred Hitchcock's 1947 film The Paradine Case.
She got her break starring in the popular 1945 films Perfect Stranger and The Seventh Veil.
She was called the Pocket Garbo because she was slim and blonde and reminiscent of Hollywood star Greta Garbo.
She was married to David Lean from 1949 to 1957; it was the third marriage for both of them.
James Mason co-starred with her in The Seventh Veil.