Born to actors – Trevor Eve and Sharon Maughan, English actress Alice Eve apparently continued the family legacy and has even become a screen darling. The actress is best known for portraying the role of Carol Marcus in Star Trek Into Darkness. She has also played roles in She’s Out of My League, Entourage, The Raven and various other films and TV shows which has received positive reviews.
But other than the obvious, do you know who her husband is? What do you know about her weight gain? Find out all the fascinating facts you wouldn’t believe about Alice Eve in the subheadings below.
Alice Eve was born on 6 February 1982 in London. Both of her parents -Trevor Eve and Sharon Maughan are actors in their own rights. The actress is of English, Irish and Welsh descent. Her passion for acting didn’t deter her from getting well educated.
Bedales School and More House School are where she acquired her early education before proceeding to Westminster School in London for her A-levels. She did a little studying at the Beverly Hills Playhouse and majored in English at St Catherine’s College, Oxford where she appeared in student productions of The Importance of Being Earnest, Animal Crackers and Scenes from an Execution.
While she appears to be very serious about her education at the time, the actress revealed during an interview that it wasn’t always so. According to Eve, she was one of those who always got into trouble while in school until she had a rude awakening from a maths teacher who told her to either leave school or get serious and she obviously opted for the latter.
Eve stormed the industry as a professional in 2004, appearing in the film Stage Beauty. She also landed roles in television dramas like BBC’s The Rotters‘ Club. She played roles in two comedy films: Starter for 10 and Big Nothing in 2006 and in the same year, spent time in India working on a drama mini-series.
Also, in 2006, Eve took to stage performance, showing off her skills in two plays directed by Trevor Nunn. She also played the role of young Esme/Alice Rock ‘n’ Roll at the Royal Court Theatre, a role she reprised for the 2007 Broadway transfer. The performance got her a nomination for the best supporting actress award at the Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers’ Choice Awards. At the Chichester Festival Theatre in 2009, she portrayed the character of Roxane in a production of Cyrano de Bergerac.
2010 saw Eve taking up the female lead role in She’s Out of My League. In the American romantic comedy film, Eve’s real–life parents played her character’s parents. She also starred in the acclaimed Sex and the City 2 as Erin, Charlotte’s Irish nanny.
Some of her other roles include as Sophia, a journalist and love interest to Vincent Chase in HBO series Entourage, as Hollywood actress Lara Tyler in the romantic comedy The Decoy Bride, as Dr. Carol Marcus in Star Trek Into Darkness, as the young Agent O in Men In Black 3 while Emma Thompson played the older version. Eve co-starred in Before We Go alongside Chris Evans. In 2013 and 2014, she starred as herself in the film Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. She also made appearances in Paul McCartney’s music video Queenie Eye in addition to Rixton’s music video Hotel Ceiling both in 2015.
Alice Eve appeared in an episode of Black Mirror titled Nosedive in 2016 and the next year, in December, she joined Netflix’s Iron Fist, playing a supporting role.
Who is Alice Eve’s Husband?
Eve and poet Adam O’Riordan were in a longtime relationship after meeting at Oxford where she studied English. However, they called it quits in 2012 and in 2014, Eve announced that she’s engaged to financier Alex Cowper-Smith, a high school love interest. They met during their days at Westminster School in London. On 31 December 2014, the couple tied the knot. Unlike his wife, Alex is not cut out for the spotlight and much information about his biography is not available online
Read About Her Weight Gain
While the actress has not had any real issues with her weight, she embarked on one of Hollywood’s bizarre diets to get in shape for a role. Early in 2013, she revealed that she resorted to eating only spinach to get the right figure for her role as Dr Carol Marcus in Star Trek: Into Darkness.
Other Facts About Alice Eve
Full Name: Alice Sophia Eve
Date of Birth: January 6
Birth Country: United Kingdom
Height: 1.66 m
Weight in KG: 56 kg
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Alex Cowper-Smith
Siblings: Jack Eve, George Eve
Awards: BAFTA Britannia Awards 2013.