Eve Myles

Eve Myles, born 8th July 1978 in Ystradgynlais, Wales, is best known for her roles as Gwen Cooper in Torchwood, and Ceri in Belonging.

She has also appeared in EastEnders, the television film Score, and as Gwyneth in the Doctor Who episode, The Unquiet Dead.

In 2002 and 2003, she was nominated for Best Actress at the BAFTA Cymru Awards for her role in Belonging, and in 2003 she appeared as Lavinia in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Titus Andronicus.

In 2005, she appeared on the stage again, this time opposite Michael Gambon in Henry IV, Part I and II at the National Theatre.

Torchwood creator Russell T Davies is an admirer of her work, and has said that he wrote the part of Gwen especially for her.