Welsh-born screen actress known for her roles in such films as Third Star, Snow Cake, and Patagonia. Her television credits include a 2010 episode of Doctor Who and a 2014 episode of a Welsh/English bilingual police drama called Hinterland.
Early in her career, she appeared in the BAFTA-winning and Academy Award-nominated film Solomon & Gaenor.
She graduated with honors from the theater program at Birmingham University.
She and her husband, Welsh director Marc Evans, settled in Cardiff, Wales with their daughter Edith.
She and future film star Ioan Gruffudd both appeared on the popular Welsh soap opera Pobol y Cwm.