British actress who became known on her behalf roles in the 1992 film Howards End as well as the 1995 film Bramwell. She went to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Artwork. She has made an appearance in Shakespeare theater productions of Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Desire. She experienced two sons, Alfie and Gabriel, with her spouse Tim Owen. She experienced a guest-starring part in Dr. Who with Matt Smith .