Played abused daughter Whitney Dean on BBC's popular soap opera EastEnders.
She spent six years in amateur musical theatre, acting in productions of Alice and Wonderland and The Wizard of Oz.
She was nominated for a British Soap Award for Best Newcomer in 2009 for her role on EastEnders.
She dated Dancing on Ice partner Matt Lapinskas up until early 2013. In January 2018, McGarty announced her engagement to long-term partner Ryan Harris. In 2020, she revealed that they had ended their relationship.
Patsy Palmer played her mother on EastEnders.