Welsh television actress recognized as Gwen Cooper on the Starz! Doctor Who spin-off series Torchwood.
She wanted to become a boxer until sustaining a hand injury.
She won the 2007 BAFTA Wales Best Actress Award for her performance in Torchwood.
She had a daughter named Matilda with Bradley Freegard, whom she married in 2013.
She acted alongside Billie Piper in three episodes of the UK's Doctor Who.