She is an English actress, best known for her portrayal of the Lady Marion of Leaford in the popular 1980s series Robin of Sherwood. Trott started her career as a ballet dancer, having attended the Royal Ballet School in England. She later trained as an actress at the London Studio Centre and landed her first acting role in Heaven's Gate (1980). Married with four children to camera operator Gary Spratling (whom she met on the set of Robin of Sherwood), Trott has only appeared sporadically on film and television since the 1980s.