English actress who became known for her roles on the televisions series Cold Feet and Friends.
She studied at a ballet school when she was younger, but dropped out when she was 17 years old to become an actress.
She was twice nominated for a Scottish BAFTA award.
She has been in a long-term relationship with David L. Williams since 1993. Together they had three children.
She was David Schwimmer's character Ross Geller's love interest on the television series Friends.