English actress best known for playing Dr. Nikki Alexander on the BBC crime drama Silent Witness. Her film credits include The Other Boleyn Girl, Pride and Prejudice, and The Pianist.
She has admitted that she drank and smoked heavily in her early years.
She is bilingual and supported the Environmental Justice Foundation.
She was married to Jared Harris from 2005 until 2010. She then began dating Jeremy Gilley in 2010 and they welcomed a daughter that year. The couple ended their relationship in 2011.