Biography  

Eve Myles was born in Ystradgynlais on 26th July 1978 and is a Welsh actress.  

 

She graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 2000. Where she began portraying Ceri Lewis in the BBC drama series Belonging, a role she would play until the end of the series in 2009. 

 

Myles' early television credits included the 2001 miniseries Tales from Pleasure Beach and the 2003 television drama Colditz. Eve is also an accomplished theatre actress. In 2004 she won an Ian Charleson Award for her performances in Royal Shakespeare Company productions of the plays Titus Andronicus and The Taming of the Shrew. 

 

Further theatre credits include Henry IV, Part I and II at the National Theatre in 2004.

In 2005, she auditioned for a part in the revived series of Doctor Who and, landed the role of servant girl Gwyneth, in the Series 1 episode "The Unquiet Dead", alongside Billie Piper and Christopher Eccleston.

Her appearance in Doctor Who led to her winning a lead role in the science-fiction drama's spin-off series Torchwood, in which she portrayed the character, Gwen Cooper. Torchwood aired in late 2006 and earned her a Bafta Cymru award for Best Actress in 2007. Torchwood Series 2 and Series 3 named Torchwood: Children of Earth were subsequently, filmed over the next two years. 

 

In May 2009, Eve announced she was pregnant with her first child and gave birth to Matilda Myles Freegard in November that year.  

 

In 2010 Eve and Her family relocated to Los Angeles, California to film Torchwood: Miracle Day in 2010, which saw her shooting in LA and Wales. 

 

On her return to Cardiff, she landed the role of Emma in Zach Braff's UK run of All New People, A black comedy, set in New Jersey. It toured in Manchester and Glasgow before it's 10 week run at The Duke of York's Theatre, London. 

 

In 2013 she married long time partner Bradley Freegard in Siena, Italy. Later that year Eve played the title role in drama series Frankie in which she played Frankie Maddox, a district nurse.

In February 2014 she gave birth to her second child Siena Myles Freegard, and in May of 2014, she was cast in the second series of the popular crime drama series Broadchurch, portraying the character of Claire Ripley. 2016, she appeared as Mrs Jenkins in the ITV period drama series Victoria. 

In 2017 Eve was cast in the Vox Pictures' production 'Keeping Faith/ Un Bore Mercher', where she was required to speak English and Welsh. Eve learnt Welsh for the role and subsequently won her second Bafta Cymru awards for Best Actress in 2018. The show gained critical acclaim, having over 17 million BBC Iplayer requests, making it the most-watched BBC Wales/S4C show to date. 

 

In 2018 Eve joined the cast of Cold Feet as Caitlin Henderson, an Illustrator who is a love interest for James Nesbitt's character Adam. 

In 2019 Eve set up Empty Room Productions with Pip Broughton and Adrian Bate. Empty Room Productions is a sister company to Vox Pictures, who produce Bafta Cymru award-winning Keeping Faith. The production company has one project commissioned and others in development. 

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