English actress who won multiple soap opera awards for playing Kat Moon on EastEnders for more than a decade.
She had her first television role in 1999 in the British series The Bill.
She won a British Soap Award for Best Actress in 2011 and two for Sexiest Female in 2004 and 2005.
She has two sisters, Danielle and Joanne. She has a daughter named Tallulah Lilac Morgan with ex-boyfriend Dave Morgan.
She competed on the 6th season of Strictly Come Dancing against Gillian Taylforth.