Famous for her role as Karen Maguire on the UK Channel 4 series Shameless, she is also notable for her recurring roles on New Street Law and Ideal.
Before making her screen acting debut in a 2001 made-for-TV movie titled Now You See Her, she taught dance classes and took acting lessons in Cheshire, England.
She stars as Heather Cleveland in the 2014 comedy feature Film: The Movie.
She was born and raised in Salford, Greater Manchester, England.
She was cast alongside Stephen Graham in the 2009 movie Awaydays.