Charlotte Ross is an American actress best known for her roles as Eve Donovan on the soap opera Days Of Our Lives and as Detective Connie McDowell in the drama NYPD Blue.
Ross was discovered in a theatre performance at the age of 13 in her hometown of Winnetka, Illinois. At New Trier High School, she continued her study in performing arts and trained at the Steppenwolf Theater and Second City in Chicago.
After moving to Los Angeles, she performed at the Pasadena Playhouse and the Tiffany Theater.
Ross starred for two seasons in the critically acclaimed cable series Beggars and Choosers. She also starred in the family drama Trinity, created by John Wells, and the mini-series A Will of Their Own.
She has had lead roles in television series including The Five Mrs. Buchanans, The Heights (for which she earned a gold record for her performance of the series theme song) and the telefilms A Kiss So Deadly, Fall Into Darkness, She Says She's Innocent and Dark Waters.
Ross has also had many notable guest-starring roles, having portrayed a manic-depressive on Birdland, a strung-out drug addict on ER, and Kelsey Grammer's love interest on Frasier.
Her film credits include Touch and Go with Michael Keaton, Love and a .45, Savage Land, Foreign Student and Donuts. She earned two Daytime Emmy Award nominations for her role as Eve Donovan on Days of Our Lives.
Ross is also a singer, having studied opera for five years. She has love and compassion for animals and has collaborated with Jane Goodall Institute, SPCA, and PETA for many years.