Eve Hewson

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Eve Hewson
Born Memphis Eve Hewson[1]
(1991-07-07) 7 July 1991 (age 27)
Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Residence New York
Nationality Irish
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008–present
Partner(s) James Lafferty
Parent(s) Paul Hewson (Bono) (father)
Ali Hewson (mother)
Relatives Jordan Lena Hewson,
Elijah Bob Patricius Guggi Q Hewson,
John Abraham Hewson

Eve Hewson (born on 7 July 1991) is an Irish actress. She is the daughter of U2's lead singer Bono and Irish activist Ali Hewson. ‬ Her first big movie role was in Paolo Sorrentino's This Must Be the Place in 2011, with Sean Penn. [2]

Early life[change | change source]

Hewson was born in Dublin in 1991. She was named Eve because she was born on 7 July at 7:00pm, and "eve" is the middle of the word "seven".[3] She has three siblings. She was educated at St. Andrew's College in Dublin and attended New York University (NYU).[4]

U2 song "Kite" was based on a time when Bono his daughters to fly kite on Killiney Hill. When the kite smashed, Eve asked if they could go home to play with their Tamagotchis.[3]

Hewson is in a relationship with actor James Lafferty.‪[5][6]

Career[change | change source]

Hewson's parents did not want her to be a performer.[7] However she was in a short movie in 2005 with her sister. This was Erica Dunton's short movie, Lost and Found.‪[8]‬ her first feature-length movie was in 2008, in Dunton's The 27 Club.[9] The same year Hewson took part in an acting programme at the New York Film Academy. In 2010 she was in a music video and short movie for Irish band The Script's song "For the First Time".[10]

In 2011 Hewson acted with Sean Penn and Frances McDormand in Paolo Sorrentino's This Must Be the Place. Her role was a young punk called Mary.[11] She will play Yvonne in a new movie called Blood Ties by French director Guillaume Canet.[12] Hewson received her degree from New York University on 22 May 2013. Her father turned down an offer of an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters on the same day.[13]

In July 2013 Jack Quaid from The Hunger Games and Hewson asked fans for money for a new movie called Roadies using crowdsourcing.[14]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Film Role Notes
2005 Lost and Found Credited as Brenda M. Stankard
2008 Jorma's Blind Date The Blind Date Credited as Eve Hewston
2008 The 27 Club Stella
2010 For the First Time Della Music Video
2011 This Must Be the Place Mary
2013 Blood Ties Yvonne
2013 Enough Said

References[change | change source]

  1. Margaret Eby (2013 [last update]). "Bono attends daughter Eve Hewson's NYU graduation at Yankee Stadium - NY Daily News". nydailynews.com. Retrieved 22 May 2013.  Check date values in: |year= (help)
  2. "Eve Hewson at Sundance 2012: Bono's daughter talks about new movie with Sean Penn". dailymail.co.uk. 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. Cast in the role of Mary – a young punk 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr. U2 by U2. HarperCollins. ISBN 978-0-06-077674-9. 
  4. "All About Eve Hewson". The Belfast Telegraph. 13 June 2011. Retrieved 21 December 2012. 
  5. Caitlin McBride (2013). "All About Eve...and Bono, at the Oscars". independent.ie. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  6. ‬Shari Weiss‪ (2013 [last update]). "Bono's daughter Eve Hewson dating 'One Tree Hill' actor James Lafferty - NY Daily News". nydailynews.com. Retrieved 22 April 2013.  Check date values in: |year= (help)
  7. Chrissie Russell (10 March 2012). "Eve Hewson". Independent.ie. Retrieved 28 April 2013. 
  8. ‬Sarah Nathan‪ (2013). "It's All About Eve: Bono's rarely seen daughter sizzles in her modelling debut as she hits Hollywood". dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  9. "The 27 Club, Meet the Filmmakers, Erica Dunton, Writer and Director". the27clubmovie.com. 2010. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  10. "Bono's daughter stars in Script video". rte.ie. 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  11. "Eve Hewson at Sundance 2012: Bono's daughter talks about new movie with Sean Penn". dailymail.co.uk. 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. Cast in the role of Mary – a young punk 
  12. Smith, Michelle K. (2013). "Eve Hewson talks about growing up with Bono's fame - U2 frontman's daughter can spot fakers". irishcentral.com. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  13. Contact Music (2013). "Bono | Bono Turns Down Honorary Degree From Daughter's College". contactmusic.com. Retrieved 15 May 2013. will receive her degree from New York University on 22 May 
  14. "Jack Quaid And Eve Hewson Need Fan Funding for New Movie". femalefirst.co.uk. 2013. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 

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