Manipulating her own voice is just one of the skills Eva Birthistle, the IFTA-winning actress has up her sleeves. Eva has the looks of a rom-com heroine, but she has been cast in a series of gritty roles.
Best known for her role in Ae Fond Kiss, Eva won the London Film Critics Circle British Actress of the Year award in 2004 and has twice won the IFTA Best Actress in a Leading Role (Film) award.
Eva Birthistle’s Personal Life
Eva Birthistle has appeared in some notable movies alongside notable Irish actors. She was married to a musician until 2014. It’s difficult to draw a conclusion on her relationship status as she is a private person.
Current and Past Relationships
Eva Birthistle was married to musician Raife Burchell. Raife is a drummer in the band Jetplane Landing. The pair tied the knot on 31 December 2006 and considering Eva’s birthday is New Years Day, it was likely a huge celebration for the star. However, the duo divorced in 2014 which is quite painful.
Eva Birthistle is now in a relationship with Ross. Ross is an acupuncturist. The duo has a son named Jesse. Eva revealed that she nearly punched her partner during childbirth when he suggested giving her acupressure while she was in labor. It seems like they have great chemistry and are having fun.
Eva Birthistle has had a notable career starring in many TV shows and movies. She has amassed a decent amount of money from her TV and movie career.
Net Worth and Earnings
The average salary of an actor in Ireland is $50,000 – $90,000. However, Eva makes way more than an average actor. Eva Birthistle has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Eva is best known for playing the role of Roisin Hanlon in the movie A Fond Kiss which grossed $6,547,641 worldwide, The Children which grossed $1,458,251 worldwide, Breakfast on Pluto which grossed $4 million, Imagine Me and You which grossed $2.9 million worldwide, and Nightwatching which grossed $800,000.
Eva Birthistle made her debut in the serial Glenroe as Regina Crosbie and appeared until 1998. She made her film debut in the 1997 feature film All Souls’ Day. She has played a variety of roles in Irish films, including Drinking Crude and TV movie Miracle at Midnight.
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In 2002, Eva appeared in documentary-style TV drama Bloody Sunday and Sunday. In 2003, she appeared in the TV series Trust followed by her starring in A Fond Kiss as Roisin Hanlon which won her the 2005 London Critics Circle Film Award as ‘British Actress of the Year’.
In 2014, she appeared in the movie Amber alongside Ned DennehyShe appeared in the final season of Walking the Dead as Detective Superintendent Sarah Cavendish.
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Eva is well known for playing the character Hild in the BBC’s sword-swinging drama The Last Kingdom alongside Eliza Butterworth, Rune Temte, and Katheryn Winnick. Apart from these, she has been in many movies and TV shows including Five Daughters, Borstal Boy, Nightwatching, Save Angel Hope, The Last Enemy and many more.