Eve Hewson

Last updated on the 11 April 2024 by Maeve

Eve Hewson

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Born: July 7, 1991, Dublin, Ireland.

Born Memphis Eve Sunny Day Iris Hewson, Eve Hewson is an accomplished actress known for her captivating performances on both the big and small screens. She is the daughter of humanitarian and activist Ali Hewson and U2 frontman Bono.

Hewson’s early life was marked by a strong sense of social consciousness and a passion for the arts. She attended the prestigious Dalkey School Project and St. Andrew’s College in Dublin before pursuing a degree in Acting, Theatre Production, and Theatre Design at New York University.

Hewson’s professional acting debut came in 2005 alongside her sister Jordan in the short film “Lost and Found.” Her breakthrough role arrived in 2011 with the Golden Globe-winning drama “This Must Be the Place,” where she portrayed the troubled daughter of a former Nazi hunter.

Eve Hewson continued to gain recognition for her portrayals in films like “Blood Ties” (2013), “Bridge of Spies” (2015), and “Robin Hood” (2018). She made her television debut in 2014 as Nurse Lucy Elkins in Steven Soderbergh’s critically acclaimed series “The Knick.”

In 2020, Hewson starred in the lavish historical miniseries “The Luminaries,” based on Eleanor Catton’s Man Booker Prize-winning novel. She then captivated audiences with her portrayal of Adele in the psychological thriller miniseries “Behind Her Eyes” (2021).

Most recently, Hewson garnered acclaim for her performance as Becka in the dark comedy series “Bad Sisters” (2022), which earned her a Satellite Award for Best Ensemble: Television.

Beyond her acting career, Eve Hewson is a passionate advocate for social justice and humanitarian causes. She has worked with organisations like Unicef, Amnesty International, and the Make Poverty History campaign.


Suggested viewing


Bad Sisters (2022)

Bad Sisters

Bftv 9.5 / IMDb 8.3

In the closely bonded Garvey family, the sisters have always been each other’s pillars of support. However, their lives take a tumultuous turn when their brother-in-law unexpectedly passes away. As life insurance companies delve into the circumstances surrounding his death, suspicions arise, and the spotlight falls on the sisters. With each of them having plausible motives, their loyalty and innocence become the subject of intense scrutiny.

Top cast: Sharon Horgan, Anne-Marie Duff, Eva Birtwistle, Sarah Green, Eve Hewson, Claes Bang, Brian Gleeson, Daryl McCormack, Saise Ní Chuinn, Michael Smiley, Yasmine Akram.

The Luminaries (2020)

The Luminaries

Bftv 8.0 / IMDb 6.4

“The Luminaries” is based on the historical novel written by Eleanor Catton. Set in 19th-century New Zealand during the gold rush, it follows a complex web of characters interconnected by fate and mystery. When a wealthy man disappears and a series of events unfold, secrets are revealed, and the lives of these luminaries are forever changed.

Top cast: Eva Green, Himesh Patel, Eve Hewson, Marton Csokas, Ewen Leslie, Benedict Hardie, Erik Thomson, Callan Mulvey, Chelsie Preston Crayford.

Behind Her Eyes (2021)

Behind Her Eyes poster

Bftv 8.0 / IMDb 7.2

“Behind Her Eyes” is a psychological thriller novel written by Sarah Pinborough. It follows the story of Louise, a single mother who becomes entangled in a complex and mysterious affair with her psychiatrist boss David, while also befriending his enigmatic wife Adele. Twists and secrets unfold, leading to a shocking and mind-bending climax.

Top cast: Eve Hewson, Tom Bateman, Simona Brown, Robert Aramayo, Tyler Howitt, Georgie Glen, Nichola Burley, Aaron Anthony, Charlotte Mills.

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