Èva Magyar

Hair Color: Salt & PepperEye Color: BrownHeight: 5'5" (165 cm)

Education:Budapest Film and Drama University

Languages:Mother Tongue: HungarianFluent in: EnglishFamiliar with: French, German, Russian, Danish, Norwegian


Éva Magyar was born in Budapest, Hungary. She was a gymnast and studied classical ballet. She got her diploma at the University of Film and Theatre in Budapest, then playing several roles in major art theatres until 1990 when she played a leading part in an american film called Understudy in San Francisco. She created her own physical theatre company  The Shamans in 1994, where she wrote and directed the shows besides performing in them. She received many awards in Europe, US and Egypt. She was also teaching acting at The Yale and many US Universities.

In 2003 she started to work with English companies including The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, The Globe, The Gate, and was invited to play Yseult in Tristan and Yseult at The Royal National Theatre, where she later worked several times. She moved to London in 2010. She was extensively working on stage but also appeared in films, including  X-men First Class, Let Me Go and Overlord. Her recent appearance at The National Theatre was in Hedda Gabler, directed by Ivo von Hove and starring Ruth Wilson.

Éva speaks Russian, Hungarian, English, French and German, and is learning Danish and Norwegian. She studied martial arts. She is doing yoga and dance training every day. 

Curriculum Vitae


OverlordAunt SimoneJulius AveryParamount Pictures
Let me goEvaPolly SteelePolly Steele
The Head Hunter SkaidriteTom KeelingVertical Entertainment
Villmark 2The NursePål ØieEinar Loftesnes
X-Men: First ClassEdie LensherrMatthew Vaughn20th Century Fox


Fader BrownChristina WorcesterRachel FlowerdayBBC
Boys on Film 18: Heroes Agi (segment "Daniel")Sam AshbyPeccadillo Pictures
MarsIMSF Member RussiaEverardo GoutNational Geographic Channel
Hollyoaks Cassandra EvansPhil RedmondChannel 4
Paranoid Rolanda Oelberg Bill GallagherNetflix
Monte CarloSchool DirectorThomas BezuchaNetflix



Èva Magyar