English television fans came to recognize her as Supt. Amanda Prosser on The Bill.
She made her acting debut with a supporting role in the 2000 TV movie Queenie.
She became known to film audiences for her roles in GoldenEye and The House of Mirth.
She had two sons with her ex-husband Tim Laurence.
She had a recurring role on The House of Windsor with Leslie Phillips in 1994.