Eve Gordon Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Aug, 2020
Facts of Eve Gordon
Date of Birth: 1960 , June-25
Age: 61 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Eve Gordon
Birth Name Eve Gordon
Father Richard Bennett Gordon
Mother Mary McDougall
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Profession Actress
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Married Yes
Married to Todd Waring
Children 2
Education Brown University, Yale School of Drama
Movies Avalon, Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves. I'll Be Home for Christmas, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous, The Grudge 2
TV Show Almost Grown, A Woman Named Jackie, The Powers That Be, The Good Life, Felicity, Versailles, American Horror Story, Hart of Dixie, Big Little Lies
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Eve Gordon is an American film and television actress most known for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in the NBC biographical drama miniseries, A Woman Named Jackie. She also starred alongside Rick Moranis in the 1997 sci-fi family comedy movie, Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves.

How Old is Eve Gordon? What is Her Height?

Eve Gordon was born on June 25, 1960, the daughter of history professor/lawyer Richard Bennett Gordon and historian Mary McDougall. She is 60 years old as of August 2020 and stands at 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters).

Gordon was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and went on to attend the ivy-league Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, where she graduated cum laude in with a degree in History. She got her Master in Fine Arts degree in Acting from the Yale School of Drama. 


Eve Gordon made her acting debut in 1981 as Mindy Peters in the ABC soap opera Ryan's Hope. Her film debut followed soon thereafter when she played Marge Tallworth in the 1982 comedy-drama, The World According to Garp, starring Robin Williams.   

Her breakthrough role came in 1991 when she portrayed Marilyn Monroe in the Emmy Award-winning CBS biographical miniseries A Woman Named Jackie, based on the life of Jackie Kennedy.  

Gordon went on to star as Jordan Miller in the NBC sitcom The Powers That Be for the two seasons that it aired, as well as star as Maureen Bowman in another short-lived NBC sitcom The Good Life before it was canceled after one season.

Eve Gordon and Rick Moranis in Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves SOURCE: Industry Central

 Furthermore, she also continued to work in movies, most notably, co-starring as Diane Szalinski, the wife of Rick Moranis' character Wayne in the 1997 sci-fi family comedy, Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves. Other notable movie appearances include Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous, The Grudge 2, Ouija: Origin of Evil, and The Circle, and Irresistible.  

She has also made appearances in such TV shows like Veronica Mars, House, Grey's Anatomy, Monk, Two and a Half Men, ER, Ghost Whisperer, Glee, and Mad Men.    

In recent years, Gordon has been a staple television presence with appearances on such shows as The Good Doctor, Big Little Lies, How to Get Away with Murder, and The Walking Dead.

Mother of Two with Husband Todd Waring 

Eve Gordon is married to actor Todd Waring -- of  Nothing in Common and Splash, Too fame.

Eve Gordon and husband Todd Waring SOURCE: Getty Images

They tied the knot on November 14, 1987, and have two daughters together: Tess (born in 1994) and Grace (born in 1997).    

Has an Estimated Net Worth of $1 Million

Eve Gordon is estimated to possess a net worth of $1 million. Her wealth is attributed to her career as an actress. The 60-year-old film and television actress has been in 87 movies and television shows. She is perhaps most well known for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in the Emmy Award-winning CBS Jackie Kennedy biographical miniseries A Woman Named Jackie. She is also known for co-starring alongside Rick Moranis in the 1997 sci-fi family comedy movie, Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves.