English actress who has starred in films like The Golden Child, Men of War and Embrace of the Vampire. She is also known for her allegations of sexual assault against director Roman Polanski, with whom she worked on the 1986 film Pirates as a teenager.
She attended Bishop Douglass School in Finchley, North London and made her acting debut on the series Grange Hill in 1978.
She posed for and appeared on the cover of Playboy magazine in July 1993.
She dated her co-star in The Golden Child, Eddie Murphy, in the 80's. Her father is of Chilean and Iraqi descent. In 2004 she had a son.