Alice Eve is Best Known For Playing Carol Marcus in the science fiction action film Star Trek Into Darkness (2013).
Born Name : Alice Sophia Eve
Nick Name : Alice Eve
Occupation : Actress
Years active : 2004–present
Born : February 06, 1982, 37 years and 8 months, London, England, UK
Sun Sign : Aquarius
Hair Color : Blonde
Eye Color : She has different colored eyes. Her left eye is blue and the right one is green.
Height : 5 ft 5¼ in or 166 cm
Measurements : 36-25-35 in or 91.5-63.5-89 cm
Bra size : 32D
Alice attended Bedales School and later undertook her GCE Advanced Level (or A-levels) at Westminster School in London. Post that, she learned acting from Beverly Hills Playhouse and subsequently, read English at St Catherine’s College, Oxford.
Father – Trevor Eve (actor)
Mother – Sharon Maughan
Siblings – Jack Eve (Younger Brother), George Eve (Younger Brother)
She is of English, Irish, and Welsh descent.
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.
Eve has appeared in television dramas such as the BBC The Rotters Club, Agatha Christie Poirot and Hawking and starred in the drama film Stage Beauty (2004).
In 2006, she starred in two comedy films: Starter for 10 and Big Nothing (in which she and co-star Simon Pegg put on American accents). She spent the early part of 2006 in India working on the drama miniseries Losing Gemma about backpackers.
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 Theatre, 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.
In 2009, she played Roxane in a production of Cyrano de Bergerac at the Chichester Festival Theatre.
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.
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. 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.
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. She appeared in Paul McCartney’s music video Queenie Eye (2013), 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. 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. In December 2017, Eve joined Netflix’s Iron Fist as Mary Walker.
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. 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. They married on 31 December 2014. The couple divorced in 2017. Eve became a naturalised American citizen on 16 November 2017.
Eve has heterochromia, a condition that causes her eyes to have irises of different colours. Her left eye is blue and her right eye is green.
Eve lives in London and Los Angeles.
Heterochromia (condition with different eye colors)
Charles Worthington’s hair care product (2013).
Alice debuted with 2004 British-American-German romantic period drama film Stage Beauty for her role as Miss Frayne.
First TV Show
In 2005, Eve appeared in the BBC Two’s television series The Rotters’ Club for her role as Cicely Boyd.
She stayed on spinach diet for weeks for her role as Dr. Carol Marcus in the Star Trek Into Darkness film. She ate only spinach throughout the day for weeks in order to come back in bikini shape. She had to do some underwear scenes and for that, she stayed on spinach diet.
Famous celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson suggests drinking coconut water before working out to get best results.
Alice Eve Favorite Things
Poet – Andrew Marvell
Movie – Step Brothers (2008)
Alice Eve Facts
She has been featured in the music video titled “Queenie Eye” by Paul McCartney.
Eve participated in the opening part of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show.
She is good friends with fellow actor Benedict Cumberbatch.
Alice wrote about William Wordsworth for her thesis at Oxford University.
Till date, her biggest inspiration in life had been her grandmother Betsy. She died in September 2007.
As she is from England, she needed to learn American English, when she was studying in Los Angeles in America. For the most part, she was misunderstood there.