Famous for her role as secretary Liz Webb on the U.K. Channel 4 series Teachers, this British actress is also notable for her portrayal of Grace Olubunmi on the soap opera EastEnders. Her role as Adoha Onyeka on the BBC Two series Rev. earned her a Black International Film Festival award nomination.
She launched her television career in the early 1980s, appearing in episodes of The Gentle Touch, Don't Wait Up, and Shroud for a Nightingale.
A radio performer as well as a television actress, she contributed to both Coming of Age (on the BBC Three) and Claire in the Community (on BBC Radio Four).
She was raised in London, England.
In 2006, she appeared in an Anthony Minghella-directed film titled Breaking and Entering.