Won a Tony Award nomination as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for "The Reluctant Debutante" in 1957 at the age of 19.
Given the title of Commander of the order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in the New Year`s Honours, 2005.
She was awarded the 1982 London Critics` Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre Award) for Best Supporting Actress of 1981 for her performance in a Kind of Alaska.
She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1983 (1982 season) for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for "The Importance of Being Earnest".
Veteran director John Ford was her godfather.
Mother of the writer David Huggins (`The Kiss` and `Lucky Amnesia`).
Won a Tony-nomination for "The Reluctant Debutante" in 1955 at the age of 18.
Sister of Daniel Massey
Daughter of the actors Raymond Massey and Adrianne Allen and the niece of the Canadian politician Vincent Massey.