English actress who became known for supporting roles in The Full Monty, Naked, and From Hell. She has amassed over 70 different on-screen acting roles throughout her ongoing career. In 2021, she played the character Hannah Laing in the TV series Before We Die.
She made her acting debut in the 1987 film Rita, Sue and Bob Too!
She earned a BAFTA TV Best Actress Award nomination for her role in Bob & Rose. In 2007, she directed a short film titled Mary and Mick.
She married Nicholas Gleaves in 1994 and the couple had two sons.
She had a supporting role with Tom Wilkinson in the 1994 drama Priest.