Eve Best Net Worth: Produced in 1971 in Ladbroke Grove, London, England, Eve Best started her performing career as a youngster with several stage productions and studied at Lincoln College at Oxford University. Best’s professional acting debut came in a Southwark Playhouse production of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing”. Shortly after, she enrolled in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and acquired several stage parts after graduation. Best’s performance in “Hedda Gabler” earned her an Olivier Award. Her stage directorial debut came in a 2013 production of “Macbeth”. She’s formed some of radio appearances on shows like “Martin Chuzzlewit”, “Brideshead Revisited”, “Dr Zhivago”, and “The Rape of Lucrece”. Best has won several London Critics Circle Theatre Awards, including those for Most Promising Newcomer, Best Newcomer, and Best Performer. When not in costume, Best loves painting and sailing.
Beginning rehearsals for her run as the title character in 'Hedda Gabler' at the National Theatre, UK. [January 2005]
Has played the wife of a British King (former) as Wallis (Warfield Simpson Windsor), Duchess of Windsor in The King's Speech (2010) and the wife of an American President as Dolley Madison in American Experience (1988): Dolley Madison (in 2010), both characters of American birth, although Eve Best is of English birth.
Nominated for the 2008 Tony Award (New York City) for Actress in a Drama for "The Homecoming".
Nominated for the 2007 Tony Award (New York City) for Actress in a Drama for "A Moon for the Misbegotten".
Prior to studying at Oxford, she was rejected from RADA, only to be accepted by them at age 24.
Studied English at Oxford University.
She was awarded the 1999 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Newcomer for her performance in 'Tis Pity She's A Whore performed at the Young Vic Theatre.
She was awarded the 1999 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama) for Most Promising Newcomer for her performance in 'Tis Pity She's a Whore performed at the Young Vic Theatre.
She was awarded the 2003 London Critics Circle Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in Mourning Becomes Electra performed at the Royal National Theatre: Lyttelton.