Actress best remembered for her role as Pauline Fowler on the BBC soap opera EastEnders. She played the role from 1985 until 2006.
She attended the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.
In 2007, she was honored with the British Soap Awards' Lifetime Achievement Award for her role on EastEnders.
She married fourth husband
She co-starred with Barbara Windsor on EastEnders.