Alice Eve Biography
Alice Sophia Eve is a British-American actress and the daughter of actors Trevor Eve and Sharon Maughan. She has two younger brothers, Jack and George, and was raised in the United Kingdom and Los Angeles, United States. She attended Bedales 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 An Ideal Husband, Animal Crackers (which toured to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Scenes from an Execution and The Colour of Justice. Eve has starred in television dramas including the BBC's The Rotters' Club, Poirot and Hawking, as well as the film Stage Beauty (2004). Her other roles on show include Marvel's Iron Fist, Ordeal by Innocence and Belgravia.
Eve played significant roles in two 2006 films: Starter for 10 and Big Nothing (with both she and co-star Simon Pegg using American accents). She spent the early part of 2006 in India working on a drama mini-series Losing Gemma about backpackers. She starred in the 2010 U.S. film She's Out of My League. In the film, her parents play the roles of her character's parents.
She also played the role of Charlotte's Irish nanny, Erin, in Sex and the City 2. She has had roles in other movies including The Decoy Bride, Men in Black 3, The Raven, Star Trek Into Darkness, Before We Go, Decoding Annie Parker, Misconduct, Criminal, The Con is On, Replicas, Bombshell, and The Infernal Machine, among others. Eve also aspires to be a screenwriter.
Eve has appeared in two plays, both directed by Trevor Nunn. In 2006, she appeared in Rock 'n' Roll, a new play by Tom Stoppard at the Royal Court Theatre and reprised her role in the 2007 Broadway transfer. For her performance, she was nominated for the best supporting actress award at the Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers' Choice Awards. In 2009, she played Roxanne in a production of Cyrano de Bergerac at the Chichester Festival Theatre.