Longtime English actress who earned BAFTA Best Actress nominations for her role in the 1957 film Women in a Dressing Gown.
She had her first acting role in 1955 in the television series Terminus.
She had supporting roles in the 2006 film The Queen and the 2012 film Run for Your Wife.
She was married to Alan Edney from 1956 to 1989; the couple had a daughter named Beatie.
She acted alongside Amanda Bynes in the 2003 comedy What a Girl Wants.