Host of the popular British game show The Weakest Link. She also hosted Watchdog, a successful investigative journalism program.
Before beginning her career as a game show host, she worked as a farmhand, paralegal, and journalist.
Her hosting gig earned her the nickname of "The Queen of Mean."
She married her second husband, John Penrose, in 1980. She has a daughter named Emma Wilson.
She was referenced in How I Met Your Mother, a series that starred Neil Patrick Harris.