Eve Best

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Actress

Birth Name: Emily Best

Birth Date: July 31, 1971

Age: 52 years old

Birth Place: London, England, UK

In 2001, Emily "Eve" Best appeared in the four-hour miniseries "The Infinite Worlds of H. G. Wells," which aired on the Hallmark Channel. She made her professional debut as Beatrice in "Much Ado About Nothing" at the Southwark Playhouse. In 2007, she starred in a production of "As You Like It" at the Royal Shakespeare Company's Swan Theatre. In 2005, she played the title role in Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler" at the Almeida Theatre in London. In 2006, she appeared in the British drama series "Prime Suspect: The Final Act," starring Helen Mirren. In 2003, she performed in "Mourning Becomes Electra" at the Royal National Theatre. In 2007, she reprised the role of Josie for the Broadway production of "A Moon for the Misbegotten," for which she earned a Tony Award nomination. She also was featured in the miniseries "The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells" (2000-01), "Shackleton" (2001-02) and "Lie with Me" (2004-05). She also appeared in "Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act" (2006-07). She continued to work steadily in television throughout the early 2000s and the 2010s, appearing on "Up All Night" (NBC, 2011-13). She also landed a role in the miniseries "The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Series 5" (2006-07). As her entertainment career progressed, she appeared in the Colin Firth box office smash dramatic biopic "The King's Speech" (2010). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Up All Night" (NBC, 2011-13). She also was featured in the TV movie "The Challenger Disaster" (Discovery Channel, 2013-14). She also appeared in the Mikael Persbrandt drama "En du elsker" (2014). "Eve" Best most recently acted on "Life In Squares" (BBC 2, 2014-15).

Credits

MarylandStream

Actor
Rosaline
Series
2023
92%

Such a Lovely Day

Actor
Annie
Movie
2023

House of the DragonStream

Actor
Princess Rhaenys Targaryen
Series
2022
93%

House of the Dragon FREE

Actor
Princess Rhaenys Targaryen
Show
2022

House of the Dragon: Extras

Self
Show
2021

Fate: The Winx SagaStream

Actor
Farah
Series
2021
45%

A Woman of No Importance

Actor
Mrs Arbuthnot
Show
2017

The Millionaires' Holiday Club

Narrator
Show
2016

Stan Lee's Lucky Man

Actor
Anna Clayton
Show
2016

Life in Squares

Actor
Older Vanessa Bell
Show
2015

Unity

Narrator
Movie
2015

The Honorable Woman

Actor
Show
2014

Macbeth

Director
Show
2014

The Honourable Woman

Actor
Monica Chatwin
Show
2014

New Worlds

Actor
Angelica
Show
2014

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre: Antony & Cleopatra

Actor
Cleopatra
Show
2014

Someone You Love

Actor
Kate
Movie
2014

Feynman and the Challenger

Actor
Sally Ride
Movie
2013

Much Ado About Nothing

Actor
Beatrice
Movie
2012

Up All Night

Guest Star
Yvonne Encanto
Show
2011

Vital Signs

Actor
Sarah Cartwright
Show
2010

The King's SpeechStream

Actor
Wallis Simpson
Movie
2010
94%

Nurse JackieStream

Actor
Dr. Eleanor O'Hara
Series
2009
81%

Nurse JackieStream

Guest Star
Dr. Eleanor O'Hara
Series
2009
81%

Prime Suspect: The Final Act

Actor
Show
2006

Lie With Me

Actor
Roselyn Tyler
Movie
2004

American ExperienceStream

Actor
Series
1988

The Bill

Actor
Anne
Show
1984

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