British actress who played spoiled little girl, Veruca Salt, in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.
She was born in Guildford, Surrey and was only twelve years old when she was cast in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory.
She established Centrestage, a drama school for children, in 2002.
She was married to EastEnders actor, Nick Wilton, from 1991 to 2002. The couple had two children.
She had a crush on fellow actor, Peter Ostrum, while the two were filming Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.