English actress who appeared in roles in stage, film and television, including 2005's MirrorMask and 1961's A Taste of Honey.
She began her acting career before World War II when she joined the ENSA in Italy and performed for British troops.
She published According to Dora, an autobiography in 1987.
She was married to Bill Lawton from 1954 until his death in 2008, and they had three children.
She performed in a production of playwright Noel Coward's play Private Lives.