Pat Heywood rose to fame as an actress, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of her Hollywood career. She was nominated for a BAFTA Award for "Romeo & Juliet" in 1968. Her work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "The Secret Garden" (CBS, 1987-88). She also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "December Flower" (PBS, 1986-87) and "Christabel" (PBS, 1988-89). She also had roles in film during these years, including roles in the biopic "Young Winston" (1972) with Simon Ward and the Emily Lloyd dramatic period piece "Wish You Were Here" (1987). Heywood focused on film in more recent years, appearing in "Il Giovane Toscanini" (1988), the Jesse Birdsall comedy "Getting It Right" (1989) and the dramatic adaptation "Sparrow" (1993) with Angela Bettis. Additionally, she appeared on the television special "Second Time Around" (PBS, 1992-93). Heywood more recently acted in "First and Last" (1994) with Joss Ackland.