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Bono's Daughter Eve Hewson Talks 'the Knick,' Her *Real* Name, and Wanting to Be J.Lo's Backup Dancer

"I have my dad's attention-seeking gene."

Emman Montalvan

At 24 years old, the Irish actress—now a bonafide Brooklynite—is poised to become a phenom in her own right. Here, the Knick star tells us everything.

The Name Game: My full name is Memphis Eve Sunny Day Hewson. My parents are always coming up with new stories as to why. Apparently, it was a sunny day when I was born, and with Memphis, it's everything from me having so much hair I resembled Elvis at birth to being conceived there. 

Trait Secrets: I have my dad's attention-seeking gene. I always knew I was going to perform in some way. 

School of Rock: I played the viola, bass, piano, drums, and guitar growing up. I had a band with my best friend when I was 11 called Ten Past Two, because that was when school let out. We thought we were so cool. 

Hidden Talent: I grew up hip-hop dancing. I'd love to be J.Lo's backup dancer. At auditions, they ask, "Can you dance?" And I'm like, "Oh, can I?!" 

Favorite Designers: Reformation is so flattering! I'm also a bit of a Chanel freak. For red carpets, I like Jeremy Scott, Givenchy, and Dior.

Screen Time: At first it's a shock, like "OMG! That's what I look like?" But you have to get past your ego because, as an actress, you learn so much from watching yourself. I don't sit down with a bowl of popcorn—I'm usually in the kitchen drinking tequila while everyone else is watching. 

Next Up: Season two of the hit Cinemax series The Knick, premiering October 16, and opposite Tom Hanks in Cold War–era drama Bridge of Spies, out October 16.

Style File: My sense of style is more boyish and punk than feminine and dressy. I take fashion inspiration from rockers like Debbie Harry and Patti Smith. But I also love Rihanna and Lykke Li. I'm a total backpack and Dr. Martens kind of girl. 

1. Rings $875 for set of five, Jennifer Meyer, net-a-porter.com

2. Foundation $48, Nars All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation, narscosmetics.com

3. Boots $995, Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane, ysl.com

This article appears in the October issue of Marie Claire, on newsstands now

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