West London, England [August 2008]
Started her own production company, Umbi Films, in 1990.
She was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to the British Film Industry.
Gave birth to twins (her first and second child) at age 47, a son Ronak Berges and a daughter Kumiko Berges on June 7, 2007. Children's father is her husband, Paul Mayeda Berges.
Married a Japanese-American.