English stage, film and television actress who was popular during World War II and appeared in the 1947 film, It Always Rains on Sunday.
She went to a boarding school near Dover, Kent. After becoming a student at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts at age 12, she began acting.
Her stage name, Googie, was a nickname given to her as a child from her Indian nurse. It means "dove."
She was married to John McCallum from 1948 until his death in 2010 and they had three children, Joanna, Nicholas and Amanda.
She appeared with Vanessa Redgrave in the West End, a London production of Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's Fan, in 2002.