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Eve Best

Stage Actress / Film Actress | * 07/31/1971 (49) | Ladbroke Grove, London
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Emily "Eve" Best (born 31 July 1971) is an English actress and director. She is known for her television roles as Dr. Eleanor O'Hara in the Showtime series Nurse Jackie (2009–13), First Lady Dolley Madison in the American Experience television special (2011), and Monica Chatwin in the BBC miniseries The Honourable Woman (2014). She also played Wallis Simpson in the 2010 film The King's Speech. Best won the 2005 Olivier Award for Best Actress for playing the title role in Hedda Gabler. She made her Broadway debut in the 2007 revival of A Moon for the Misbegotten, winning the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play, and receiving the first of two nominations for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play; the second was for the revival of The Homecoming in 2008. She returned to Broadway in the 2015 revival of Old Times. She was cast as Rhaenys Velaryon in HBO’s House of the Dragon. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Science-Fiction & Fantasy

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Awards & Nominations for Eve Best

Laurence Olivier Award Theatre World Award 2x Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play

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Movies with Eve Best as Actress(6)

as Herself - Narrator (voice)2015 Unity
as Kate2014 Someone You Love
as Sally Ride2013 The Challenger
as Wallis Simpson2010 The King's Speech
as Roselyn Tyler2004 Lie with Me

TV Shows/Series with Eve Best as Actress(14)

as Rhaenys Velaryon2021 House of the Dragon
as Headmistress Dowling2021 Fate: The Winx Saga
as Anna Clayton2016 Stan Lee's Lucky Man
as Older Vanessa Bell2015 Life In Squares
as Monica Chatwin2014 The Honourable Woman
as Petra Mayler2011 The Shadow Line
as Dr. Eleanor O'Hara2009 Nurse Jackie
as Sarah Cartwright2006 Vital Signs
as Eleanor Shackleton2002 Shackleton
as Ellen McGillvray2001 The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells
as Linda Philips1991 Prime Suspect

Movies with Eve Best as Crew(1)


Full Name: Eve Best
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Saturday, 07/31 1971 (July) in London (current age: 49 years + 261 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Lincoln College, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Eve Best frequently works together with these people:
Hugo Blick (6x, Crew)
Lara Cazalet (4x, Actress)
Geoffrey Rush (3x, Actor)
Brendan Coyle (3x, Actor)
Pip Torrens (3x, Actor)
Robert Pugh (3x, Actor)
Danny Webb (3x, Actor)
Ruth Sheen (3x, Actress)
Jonny Coyne (3x, Actor)
Anton Lesser (3x, Actor)
Lorcan Cranitch (3x, Actor)
Mark Monero (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:794428, Added: 11/07/2018, Last updated: 04/06/2021