Ex-stepmother of Denys Granier-Deferre.
On her own volition she visited Albert Schweitzer in Africa for two weeks.
Mother of Christopher Granier-Deferre with Pierre Granier-Deferre. In 2006 she became a grandmother with the birth of Christopher's son Raphael.
Her daughter, Victoria Granier-Deferre, died in infancy.
She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1995 Queen's Honours List for her services to dyslexia causes and drama.