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Trevor John Eve (born July 1, 1951 in Birmingham) is an English film and television actor. In 1979 he gained fame as the eponymous lead in the detective series Shoestring, and is currently best known for his role as Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd in BBC television drama Waking the Dead.
Eve studied architecture at Kingston Polytechnic College in London, before enrolling at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. In 1982 he was awarded the Laurence Olivier Award for "Best Actor in a New Play" (1981) theatre season), for his performance in Children of a Lesser God. In 1997 he was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his 1996 performance in Uncle Vanya at the Albery Theatre.
Eve is involved with a street charity called Child Hope International. In 1995, while playing polo, he fell badly from his pony, and for 48 hours the doctors feared he would be paralysed.
He is married to actress Sharon Maughan and together they have three children, including Alice who is also an actress.
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