Actress best known for her long career in television appearing in shows such as Ashes to Ashes, Spooks and Line of Duty.
She was working in a casino when a modeling scout spotted her.
She voiced Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider video game series.
She has a son, Myles, with her ex-husband Spencer McCallum. She married Matthew Macfadyen in 2004. They have two children, Ralph and Maggie.
She co-starred with Billie Piper in the BBC's adaptation of The Canterbury Tales.