She was noted for her big screen appearances in two James Bond pictures: Casino Royale (1967) and On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969). Other film credits included Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush, Adventures of a Taxi Driver and Doctor in Trouble, on which she first worked with her future husband, screen icon Leslie Phillips, in 1970. They married in 1982.
On television, her most memorable role was as the promiscuous Lady Agatha Shawcross in 1920s-set sitcom You Rang, M'Lord? (1988-1993), alongside John Horsley as her husband and Donald Hewlett as her lover.
Other credits included: No Hiding Place, Wuthering Heights, The Avengers, Doctor in the House, Play for Today, Crown Court, Penmarric and As Time Goes By.
In later years, she suffered from severe depression and bowel cancer. Though the coroner declined to rule it a suicide, she died after taking her own life. She is survived by Phillips and her only son Daniel.