English soap opera actress known to audiences for her longstanding role on the BBC's EastEnders.
She studied acting at Rose Bruford College.
She was nominated for two British Soap Awards in 2008.
She was married twice; her second husband was Yassine Al-Jermoni. She has a son named Alex.
She and Tamzin Outhwaite both rose to fame through their roles on EastEnders.