Most well known for her roles as Mrs. Bassinger and Simone Loveday on the respective television shows Grange Hill and Hollyoaks, she is also recognized for her recurring roles on Shameless and Wolfblood.
She trained as a dancer in her youth and went on to make her screen acting debut -- as an uncredited dancer -- in a 1988 episode of Red Dwarf.
An accomplished stage actress, she appeared in London West End productions of Adult Supervision and The Amen Corner. She contributed vocals to the 2015 video game Bloodborne.
Raised in Bedford, England, she later lived and worked in London.
She appeared with Bobby Lockwood in several episodes of the TV series Wolfblood.