English-born stage actress and dancer who starred as Eliza Doolittle in the Hollywood and Chicago stage productions of My Reasonable Lady. She began performing when she was fifteen years of age and performed the lead function of Polly Browne in the London creation from the Boy Friend. She earned a Sarah Siddons Prize in 1958. She was raised in Liverpool, Britain. She made an appearance with Glenn Close in the 2005 musical Busker Alley.