Daughter of the actors Raymond Massey and Adrianne Allen and the niece of the Canadian politician Vincent Massey.
Sister of Daniel Massey
Won a Tony-nomination for "The Reluctant Debutante" in 1955 at the age of 18.
Mother of the writer David Huggins (`The Kiss` and `Lucky Amnesia`).
Veteran director John Ford was her godfather.
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".
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.
Given the title of Commander of the order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in the New Year`s Honours, 2005.
Won a Tony Award nomination as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for "The Reluctant Debutante" in 1957 at the age of 19.