Eva Alexander

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Eva Alexander
Sara Jane Alexander

(1976-08-09) 9 August 1976 (age 43)
Spouse(s)Cory English

Sara Jane "Eva" Alexander (born 9 August 1976 [1]) is a British actress and a children's TV presenter. Eva is pronounced "Ava".


Until March 2007, she was a continuity presenter on the BBC preschool television channel CBeebies, joining as a replacement for Nicole Davis, who left in February 2006. Alexander left CBeebies Presentation in March 2007, she became and still is the shortest-serving presenter at just thirteen months.

In 1993 Alexander appeared (under her real name) in Franco Zeffirelli's film Storia di una capinera (aka Sparrow).[2]

Alexander has had a variety of small parts in television dramas such as Waking The Dead, The Brief and Casualty, in addition to a range of theatre and radio work, she also starred in the Children's BBC programme The Mysti Show as Ella, a stubborn teenager who is helped by Mystical Rainbowfrost (aka Mysti), a fairy who can change into a human. She appeared in the 2009 ITV drama Whatever It Takes and in 2010 she appeared once again on CBBC, this time as the character Gill in Hounded, she appeared in the 2010 film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 as a waitress. Most recently, she was in an episode of the BBC series: Cuffs.

Personal life[edit]

She attended the University of Bristol, graduating in 1997, and also attended The Drama Studio London where she gained a postgraduate diploma in acting,[1] she is married to American actor Cory English.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Bristol University Alumni Newsletter" (PDF). October 2003. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 September 2007. Retrieved 14 February 2007. DRAMA AT THE WICKHAM THEATRE. 11 October Two Sisters and a Piano. Havana, Cuba, 1991. Two sisters under house arrest take refuge in their art, but they must decide on a dangerous chance of freedom. European premiere of the award-winning play written by Pulitzer Prize-winning Nilo Cruz and co-starring Eva Alexander, a Bristol Drama graduate (1997, as Sara Jane Alexander). Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  2. ^ IMDB listing for Storia di una capinera
  3. ^ theatre.com interview with Cory English Archived 10 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine

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