Known for her role as Maggie Croft on the BBC series Waterloo Road and for her portrayal of Hazel on the BBC One's Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Hill also notably appeared on Emmerdale, Hot Money, and Juliet Bravo, among other popular series.
While a student at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), Hill won the school's Vanbrugh Award.
Her film credits include roles in the 1996 feature Brassed Off and in the 2007 and 2009 movies Stardust and White Girl.
Her seven-year marriage to fellow British actor
She and David Tennant were both in the cast of the 2011, made-for-TV film United.