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Also Known As: Eve Best, Emily Best Died:
Born: July 31, 1971 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: actress

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Emily "Eve" Best was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In 2001, she 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...

Emily "Eve" Best was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In 2001, she 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).

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 Shackleton (2002)
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Earliest performance was with the children's opera company in London at the age of nine
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Made her professional debut as Beatrice in "Much Ado About Nothing" at the Southwark Playhouse
1999:
First gained critical accolades for her performance in "Tis Pity She's a Whore" at the Young Vic Theatre
2001:
Appeared in the four-hour miniseries "The Infinite Worlds of H. G. Wells," which aired on the Hallmark Channel
2002:
Acted in the British miniseries "Shackleton" (broadcast on the A&E Network in the US)
2003:
Performed in "Mourning Becomes Electra" at the Royal National Theatre
2005:
Played the title role in Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler" at the Almeida Theatre in London
2006:
Cast as Josie in Eugene O'Neill's play "A Moon For The Misbegotten" at the Old Vic Theatre in London
2006:
Appeared in the British drama series "Prime Suspect: The Final Act," starring Helen Mirren
2007:
Starred in a production of "As You Like It" at the Royal Shakespeare Company's Swan Theatre
2007:
Reprised the role of Josie for the Broadway production of "A Moon for the Misbegotten," for which she earned a Tony Award nomination
2008:
Returned to Broadway to star in Harold Pinter's "The Homecoming," and earned a Tony Award nomination
2009:
Cast as Dr. Elenor O'Hara in Showtime's dark comedy, "Nurse Jackie"
2010:
Cast as Wallis Simpson in "The King's Speech"
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Education

University of Oxford: Oxford , England -
Wycombe Abbey Girls' School: -
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art: London , England - 1999

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