Life and CareerEdit
Gordon was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Mary (née McDougall), a historian, and Richard Bennett Gordon, a history professor and lawyer. After graduating with Honors in History from Brown University, she received her MFA in Acting from the Yale School of Drama. She started her acting career in 1982, playing Marge Tallworth in the film The World According to Garp. After that, she appeared in ER, Come On Get Happy: The Partridge Family Story, Avalon and Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (as Diane Szalinski, taking the role over from Marcia Strassman), and starred in David Chase's first original series, Almost Grown, and The Good Life with Drew Carey. On the stage, she has starred on and off-Broadway, in Paris, Madrid, Chicago, Los Angeles, and many other cities, working with Peter Sellers, Richard Foreman, and Daniel Sullivan in classics, musicals, and comedies. Eve is married to actor Todd Waring, with whom she has two daughters.