Eve Hewson is an Irish actress best known for her starring role as Lucy Elkins, a fresh-faced nurse from the country who is new and eager to prove herself capable at the job, going to great lengths to show her worth, in the period drama television series The Knick.
Born in Dublin, Hewson currently resides in Los Angeles and is a graduate of NYU. She is the daughter of musician Bono and activist Ali Hewson.
She co-starred in Nicole Holofcener's Enough Said opposite James Gandolfini and Julia Louis Dreyfus and starred opposite Sean Penn and Frances McDormand in Paolo Sorrentino's This Must Be the Place, which made its world premiere at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.
In 2010, she starred as Della in For the First Time, a 16-minute short about an Irish couple trying to make it in New York City. The film was pared down and made into a music video for Irish band The Scripts' song of the same name.
Her first feature film, Erica Dunton's acclaimed indie hit The 27 Club, premiered at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival marking her debut on the big screen.