She grew up in Norway, Nigeria, Cameroon, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Madagascar and Paris, among other places.
Engaged to actor Damian Lewis in February of 2006.
She and her husband Damian Lewis have portrayed real-life couple, Cherie Blair and Tony Blair on television movies. Lewis in Confessions of a Diary Secretary (2007) and McCrory in The Special Relationship (2010).
Has two children with husband Damian Lewis, daughter Manon born on September 8, 2006 and son Gulliver, born November 2, 2007.
She was nominated for a 2002 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in Uncle Vanya performed at the Donmar Warehouse.