She met her husband while they were both in the play King Lear. They have residences in Los Angeles and a flat in Holland Park, West London.
Returned to work five months after giving birth to her son Francis in order to begin filming the season finale of Ugly Betty (2006).
Married Terence Beesley in a quiet wedding in Big Sur, California, USA on 27 January 2007. Only the minister and the couple's dog Barney, who acted as the ring-bearer, were present at the wedding.
Gave birth to her son Francis Jonathan Beesley, with husband Terence Beesley, via natural delivery (20 October 2009).
Trained at Queen Margaret University College in Edinburgh, Scotland.