In 1955, Eva won an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role playing Edie Doyle on On the Waterfront.
Eva has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for motion pictures at 6624 Hollywood Boulevard, and one for television at 6730 Hollywood Boulevard.
Eva was considered for The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) but was passed over for Faye Dunaway.
Eva turned down the title role in The Three Faces Of Eve (1957).
Eva was nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Actress in a Drama in A Hatful Of Rain (1957).
Eva's daughter, Laurette Hayden, has produced several television movies.
Eva beat out Elizabeth Montgomery for the role of Edie Doyle in On The Waterfront (1954).
Eva is 5 feet 4 inches tall.