She got nominated for an award for her performance in the film.
In 2003, she married Dougie Payne with whom she has two children.
She saw a leaflet advertising an open casting session for and decided to audition, winning the part of Diane, the underage seductress to 's Renton.
She was born in Glasgow, before her parents moved to Aberdeen; after they divorced, she was raised by her mum, who worked in sales.
Note: Probably inadvertent since there were plenty of other untaken opportunities to show more in this and other scenes.
Director Danny plucked her from hundreds of hopefuls, which she has likened to winning The X Factor.
And when I got together with my ex, he had to help me out at times.