After making her screen debut in the 1970 John Cassavetes feature Husbands, she appeared in a number of other films, including The Mackintosh Man (1973), Jubilee (1977), All Creatures Great and Small (1975), Restoration (1995), and The Witches (1990).
During her early years, she studied the Stanislavski System at London's Actors' Workshop.
In the 1990s, she received a master's degree from Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design.
She spent her earliest years in Cape Town, South Africa, and the remainder of her childhood in London, England.
In 2014, she and fellow actress Stephanie Leonidas began filming the Howard Webster-directed feature Meet Pursuit Delange: The Movie.