Has been arachnophobic since aged 12.
Ranked #81 in the 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for her performance as Irene Raymond (2010).
Ranked #98 in The 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for her performance as Irene Raymond (2015).
Gave birth to her only child at age 18, a son Elliott Alexis Taylor in August 1966. Child's father was her 1st husband, Victor Taylor.
Married her partner of 20 years, Peter Guinness, in a small ceremony at the Chelsea Registry Office with just her son and his girlfriend present. They then went on to honeymoon in Berlin.
Was the illegitimate daughter of Winifred Roberts (1927-1994).