- Met her partner, David L. Williams, while they were both acting at Citizens Theatre in Glasgow, Scotland.
- First professional job was as an understudy to Toyah Willcox in a stage production of Amadeus.
- Stint on Friends was shorter than intended due to a pregnancy; her final scene was filmed with her in bed under a sheet to hide her belly.
- Recruited old school friends to appear in Beyond the Pole (2009), which she produced with her husband.
- Aspires to an eco-friendly lifestyle, often dressing her family in secondhand clothing instead of buying new garments.