Known best for her role as Cheryl Brady on the popular English soap opera Hollyoaks, this Northern Irish-born actress was nominated for a 2010 British Soap Award.
She made her screen debut in a Thai soap opera called Khrop Khrua Angrit.
Early in her career, she was cast as an extra on the television series Doctor Who.
She grew up in Northern Ireland as the daughter of a single mother. She met her father, a Canadian national, when she was in her early twenties.
She appeared with Heather Graham in the 2008 comedy movie Miss Conception.