English television actress most widely known for playing Barbara Wright around the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who. She gained a scholarship or grant to London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Artwork (RADA) at age group sixteen, 2 yrs after her grandparents demanded that she sacrifice her supplementary education for the of her more youthful brother. She passed away of breast malignancy in her sixties. She experienced a thirty-five-year relationship to movie director Alvin Rakoff that created two kids, John and Sasha. She made an appearance with acting professional Sean Connery inside a BBC creation of the tv screen drama Requiem FOR ANY Heavyweight.