British actress recognized for her roles as Kate Hamilton in Crossroads and as Miss Flood in the BBC sitcom May to December.
One of her earlier roles was in the 1964 film The Pumpkin Eater.
She voiced Granny Pig on the children's animated series Peppa Pig.
She settled in a village outside the Home Counties dormitory town of Berkhamsted in the county of Hertfordshire.
She and Ashley Jensen both appeared on the TV show May to December.