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.
Married a Japanese-American.
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.
Started her own production company, Umbi Films, in 1990.
West London, England [August 2008]