Veteran soap star who played Gail McIntyre on Coronation Street in 1974 and won The British Soap Award for Best Storyline.
She had her first acting role at age twelve in the series Z Cars.
She had a recurring role on Doctor Who in 1971.
She was married to Michael Angelis from 1991 to 2001. She married Trevor Dawson in 2013. She has a brother named Neville.
She had a small role alongside Ron Moody in the 1968 Oscar-winning film Oliver!