Most widely known for performing Edna Birch in the Uk soap opera Emmerdale. She educated on the Royal Academy of Dramatic Artwork. She appeared in a number of English soap operas including Emmerdale, Coronation Road, and EastEnders. She was wedded to acting professional Don Henderson until his loss of life in 1997. She was changed by Mary Millar in the part of Rose on MAINTAINING Appearances.