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Eve MylesBorn: Wed 26th July 1978 (age: 35)
Eve Myles is an award-winning Welsh actress, best known for portraying Gwen Cooper in Torchwood.
Myles played the central role of Ceri Owen in the BBC Wales drama Belonging.
In 2005 she appeared in the Doctor Who episode "The Unquiet Dead", playing servant girl Gwyneth, bringing her to the attention of Lead Writer Russell T Davies. He wrote the role of Gwen Cooper in Torchwood specifically for Myles.
Her role in Torchwood also led to Myles making a second appearance in Doctor Who, for its Fourth series' finalé, alongside Torchwood co-stars John Barrowman and Gareth David-Lloyd.
Myles also appeared in the first episode of Merlin, called "The Dragon's Call" where she played Lady Helen of Mora and Mary Collins, a witch who impersonated her. She portrayed the character of Maggy Plornish in Andrew Davies' 2008 adaptation of Little Dorrit, which later went on to win seven Emmy awards.
Myles has been nominated for a total of six BAFTA Cymru awards, winning one.