Irish-born Australian actress most well known for her appearance in the long-running soap opera Neighbours. She is also well recognized for her portrayal of Julie Egbert in the 1980s series Prisoner: Cell Block H.
She attended National Theatre Drama School alongside future Neighbours cast mate Janet Andrewartha.
In 2014, she portrayed the lead role in Night Terrace, a narrative comedy audio series akin to Doctor Who.
Her father was a member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary in Northern Ireland. She has two older brothers named John and Stephen. She and her family moved to Australia when she was only three.
She portrayed Alan Fletcher's sister in Cop Shop, but later portrayed his wife in Nieghbours.