English-born stage actress and dancer who starred as Eliza Doolittle in the Hollywood and Chicago stage productions of My Fair Lady.
She started acting when she was fifteen years old and played the lead role of Polly Browne in the London production of The Boy Friend.
She won a Sarah Siddons Award in 1958.
She grew up in Liverpool, England.
She appeared with Glenn Close in the 2005 musical Busker Alley.