Eve Myles is a Welsh actress best known for her role Gwen Cooper in the Doctor Who television spin-off show Torchwood, Ceri Owen in the BBC Wales drama Belonging and Lady Helen of Mora in the BBC fantasy drama series Merlin.
Myles took on the central role of Ceri Owen in the BBC Wales drama Belonging. Her longest role to date, Myles played Ceri from the series’ first episode through to its final series in 2008; returning for a one off special in 2009. She took a supporting role in the Doctor Who episode “The Unquiet Dead”, playing servant girl Gwyneth. This brought her to the attention of Lead Writer Russell T Davies, who would progress to create and produce Torchwood. Myles has appeared in every episode of Torchwood to date and returned for Torchwood‘s Fourth series; Torchwood: Miracle Day airing on BBC One and US premium television network Starz.
Myles also appeared in the premiere episode of Merlin, called “The Dragon’s Call” where she played Lady Helen of Mora and Mary Collins, a witch who impersonated her. It has also been confirmed that Myles will take on a role in the series Broadchurch, alongside former Doctor David Tennant , whom Myles had worked with in the 4th series of Doctor Who.