Accomplished English actress who had a variety of film and television roles from the 1970s to the 2000s. In 2018, she'd begin starring in the HBO mini-series Patrick Melrose.
She had to overcome anorexia as a teenager.
She earned theater recognition after winning the 2006 Laurence Olivier Award and the 1992 Clarence Derward Award.
She had two sons with actor Benjamin Whitrow after marrying him in 1972.
She had supporting roles in several Bridget Jones films with Renee Zellwegger.