Gained fame for portraying counselor Denna Troi on the popular series Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek Nemeis.
Her parents did not want her to be an actress, so she had to apply to the Guild Hall School of Music and Drama secretly.
She co-starred with Patrick Stewart in the Star Trek TV series and films.
She debuted as an actress while working at Connaught Theater in England.
Married Michael Lamper in 1992.