Alice Eve – Wikipedia

British actress

Alice Sophia Eve (born 6 February 1982) is an English actress. Her movie career includes roles in She’s Out of My League, Men in Black 3, Star Trek Into Darkness, and Before We Go. She has had recurring roles on the TV series Entourage and Iron fist.

Early life[edit]

Eve was born in London, the daughter of actors Trevor Eve and Sharon Maughan.[1] She has two younger brothers,[2] and is of English, Irish and Welsh descent.[3][4] She went to Bedales School,[1] and More House School, and then took her A-levels at Westminster School in London.

During her gap year, she studied at the Beverly Hills Playhouse and then read English at St Catherine’s College, Oxford. While at Oxford, she appeared in student productions of The Importance of Being Earnest, Animal Crackers (which toured to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe) and Scenes from an Execution.[1]

Eve has appeared in television dramas such as the BBC’s The Rotters’ Club, Agatha Christie’s Poirot and Hawking[5] and starred in the drama film Beauty internship (2004).

In 2006, she starred in two comedy films: Starter for 10[1] and Big nothing (in which she and co-star Simon Pegg put on American accents).[6] She spent the early part of 2006 in India working on the drama miniseries Losing Gemma about backpackers.[7]

On the stage, Eve has appeared in two plays directed by Trevor Nunn. In 2006, she played young Esme / Alice in the new Tom Stoppard play Rock ‘n’ roll, at the Royal Court Theater,[8] later reprising her role for the 2007 Broadway transfer. For this performance, she was nominated for the best supporting actress award at the Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers’ Choice Awards.[9]

Alice Eve at the 2011 Hollywood Style Awards.

In 2009, she played Roxane in a production of Cyrano de Bergerac at the Chichester Festival Theater.[10]

In 2010, Eve played the female lead role in the American romantic comedy She’s Out of My League, in which her parents play the roles of her character’s parents. She also played the role of Erin, Charlotte’s Irish nanny, in Sex and the City 2.[11]

During 2011, Eve had a recurring guest role in season 8 of the HBO series Entourage, as Sophia, a journalist and love interest to Vincent Chase.[12] In 2011 Eve also portrayed Hollywood actress Lara Tyler in the romantic comedy The Decoy Bride. Eve is also known for her role of Dr. Carol Marcus in Star Trek Into Darkness.[13]

In 2012, she played the younger 1969 version of Agent O in the sci-fi comedy Men in Black 3, the older version being played by Emma Thompson.

Eve took part in the opening session of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show.[14] She appeared in Paul McCartney’s music video “Queenie Eye” (2013);[15] and in Rixton’s music video “Hotel Ceiling” (2015).

In 2013, she co-starred in the romantic drama Before We Go with Chris Evans, who also directed the film.[16] She played herself in the Hollywood film Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) and has since starred in several productions, including the action thriller Criminal (2016).

In 2016, she appeared in “Nosedive”, an episode of the anthology series Black mirror.[17] In December 2017, Eve joined Netflix’s Iron fist as Mary Walker.[18]

Personal life[edit]

Eve was in a long-term relationship with poet Adam O’Riordan, whom she met while reading English at Oxford. The pair broke up in 2012.[19] On 14 August 2014, Eve announced her engagement to her “high school sweetheart”, financier Alex Cowper-Smith. The pair met while attending Westminster School in London.[20] They married on December 31, 2014.[21] They divorced in 2017.

Eve has heterochromia, a condition that causes her eyes to have irises of different colors. Her left eye is blue and her right eye is green.[22] She lives in London and Los Angeles.[23] Eve became a naturalized American citizen on November 16, 2017.[24]

Filmography[edit]

Movie[edit]

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ To b vs d Stern, Marlow (May 18, 2013). “Alice Eve, the Beautiful New Trekkie, Talks’ Star Trek Into Darkness. The Daily Beast. Retrieved May 18 2013.
  2. ^ “Alice Eve Biography”. IMDb. Retrieved January 14 2019.
  3. ^ “Framed: Trevor Eve plays Quentin Lester”. BBC. August 13, 2009. Archived from the original on 28 October 2010. Retrieved 13 October 2010.
  4. ^ Feinstein, Sharon (December 10, 2010). “Interview Sharon Maughan: We were so poor I never went by car, now I’ve got my own; Mercedes”. Sunday Mirror. Retrieved 13 October 2010.
  5. ^ “BBC Two: Hawking”. BBC. Retrieved 29 March 2012.
  6. ^ Bradshaw, Peter (December 1, 2006). “Big Nothing (review)”. The Guardian. London. Retrieved December 2 2006.
  7. ^ “Losing Gemma”. jonasarmstrong.net. Archived from the original on 5 August 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012.
  8. ^ Shenton, Mar (December 2, 2006). “Alice Eve”. Theater.com. Archived from the original on 30 November 2006. Retrieved December 2 2006.
  9. ^ “WhatsOnStage.com Awards 2007 results”. WhatsOnStage.com. Retrieved 16 May 2012.
  10. ^ “Chichester Festival Theater: What’s On”. Cft.org.uk. Archived from the original on 15 May 2009. Retrieved April 22 2010.
  11. ^ “I Got Cast in ‘Sex and the City 2’ – MSN Movies News”. Movies.msn.com. 24 September 2009. Archived from the original on 24 September 2012. Retrieved April 22 2010.
  12. ^ Entourage ‘: Keep your ex’s stepmother close … “ CNN. 22 August 2011. Retrieved September 8 2011.
  13. ^ “Alice Eve’s Star Trek Into Darkness Role Revealed”. Cimema Blend. December 11, 2012. Retrieved December 14 2012.
  14. ^ “Qualcomm’s insane CES 2013 keynote in pictures and tweets”. January 8, 2013. Retrieved July 30 2013.
  15. ^ “Search Twitter – Alice eve”. Mobile.twitter.com. Retrieved December 23 2013.
  16. ^ McNary, Dave (22 October 2013). “Alice Eve Boards Chris Evans ” 1:30 Train. Variety. Retrieved January 29 2014.
  17. ^ Black Mirror ‘Season 3 Trailer: “No One Is This Happy. Deadline. October 7, 2016. Retrieved October 7 2016.
  18. ^ Otterson, Joe (December 5, 2017). Iron Fist ‘Season 2 Adds’ Star Trek’ Alum Alice Eve “.
  19. ^ “Who’s That Girl? Meet” Entourage “Actress Alice Eve”. Complex. September 5, 2011.
  20. ^ Thomas, Kaitlin (August 14, 2014). Star Trek Into Darkness Alice Eve is engaged “. TV Guide. Retrieved April 26 2020.
  21. ^ “Alice Eve marries Alex Cowper-Smith: exclusive wedding photos”. Hello!. January 12, 2015. Retrieved January 28 2018.
  22. ^ “The Eyes Have It: Celebrities with Heterochromia”. Yahoo. Archived from the original on 18 March 2013. Retrieved July 30 2013.
  23. ^ “jam.canoe.ca”. jam.canoe.ca. 13 March 2009. Archived from the original on 25 October 2012. Retrieved April 22 2010.
  24. ^ Nicholson, Claire. “StarTrek actress Alice Eve has boldly gone where she has never gone before!”. Twitter. Retrieved 29 November 2018.

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