She played a suffragette mom in Mary Poppins and appeared in the sitcom Glynis. Her prolific career was highlighted by her performances in The Court Jester, Mad About Men, and A Little Night Music.
She made her first stage appearance as a child ballerina at the Garrick Theatre.
She was a dancer, singer, and actress in Mary Poppins.
She married Anthony Forwood in 1942. The couple had a son in 1945, three years before their divorce. She was also married to Cecil Henderson from 1960 to 1962.
She starred in Mary Poppins with Julie Andrews.