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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 15 July 1919Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Date of Death 10 December 1997Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameEva Elizabeth McVeagh

Mini Bio (1)

Eve McVeagh was an American actress of film, television, stage, and radio. Born in Ohio, McVeagh moved to Los Angeles in 1923, where she started acting in theater in her teens. McVeagh's film and television career spanned 41 years, and stage career 52 years. McVeagh's roles included leading and supporting parts but she was a fixture in smaller character roles. She is best defined as a versatile workhorse actress of all acting mediums.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: PRA

Spouse (4)

Clarke Gordon (10 September 1957 - 10 December 1997) (her death) (2 children)
Robert Cole (1956 - 1957) (divorced) (1 child)
William C. Appleby (23 December 1947 - 1956) (his death) (1 child)
Gene Rizzi (1939 - 1947) (divorced)

Trivia (5)

Ms. McVeagh is the grandmother of Research Scientist Dr. Paul Robert Appleby from the University of Southern California who has published widely and notably in the areas of drug and HIV prevention. McVeagh raised Dr Appleby as her own; he is her first grandchild.
Although mostly a private person with a large family to raise, Ms McVeagh counted actors Ed Begley, Jr, Conrad Bain, Mary Carver, John Anderson, Phillip Pine, DeForest Kelley, Shelley Winters, Jack Webb, and Charlotte Lawrence among her friends.
McVeagh worked with Alfred Hitchcock on 7 of his television projects: four episodes of "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" and two episodes of "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour." Additionally McVeagh co-starred on the Hitchcock-directed episode, "Incident at a Corner", of the television series "Startime.".
Ms McVeagh's memorial service was hosted by actor Ed Begley,Jr - a longtime friend of McVeagh and her family. The service was attended by approximately 200 people at the Hodges Theater in Los Angeles.
Ms McVeagh's contributions to film were recognized by the bestowal of membership in the actor's branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Her contributions in film spanned 33 years.

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