Having initially played at the Royal Exchange in Manchester Theater and Theater as in the video clip to the song “Gold” by the band of her future husband Gary Kemp, Spandau Ballet, had appeared, they moved into the movie business and in 1992 was known for her role as Lucy Westenra in the film Dracula directed by Francis Ford Coppola. In 1994 she played in shopping, with Jason Isaacs, Jude Law, Marianne Faithfull. In 1999, she worked at The Lake of Darkness, a TV movie starring Jerome Flynn and Gillian Barge with.
In 1999 she founded together with other actors, the film company Natural Nylon, which produced the 2004 film Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow.
In addition, it is since 1999 active in the fashion industry. Together with Jemima French, it operates the company Frost French, which produces, among other things scented underwear.
She was married twice: from 1988 to 1997 with musician Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet) and from 1997 to 2003 with the actor Jude Law. She has four children: Finley (b. 1990), Rafferty (1996), Iris (* 2000) and Rudy (2002).
The frequently rumored rumor that inspired their parents (David Vaughn and Mary Davidson) in the choice of her name from the Beatles song Sexy Sadie, is misleading, since this song was recorded only in August 1968.
Her sister Holly Davidson is also an actress.
* 1992: Bram Stoker’s Dracula as Lucy Westenra
* 1993: Splitting heirs as Angela
* 1994: Shopping as Jo
* 1998: Final Cut – The last statement as Sadie
* 1999: The Lake of Darkness as Francesca
* 2001: Uprising – The Uprising as Zivia Lubetkin