Actress most famous for her roles on various Australian soap operas, such as Zelda Baker on The Young Doctors, Marlene Warren on Prisoner and Brenda Riley on Neighbours. She has appeared in several films from director Jane Campion, including The Piano (1994) and Holy Smoke! (1999).
She got her start in acting with the Sydney theater company The Rocks Players. She made her small screen debut on Sons and Daughters in 1982.
She won a Sydney Theatre Award for her performance in Billy Elliot in 2007.
She is the mother of actress Darcey Wilson.
She co-starred with Val Lehman on Prisoner.