Alice Jane Evans (born August 2, 1971) is an actress. She is most widely recognised as the long-time fiancee of Welsh actor Ioan Gruffudd, and sometimes for her unusual fashion choices.
Evans, the daughter of educators, was born in the Summit, New Jersey, USA and grew up in Bristol, England. She graduated from University College London after receiving a 2.1 in French and Italian.
Evans had an eight-year relationship with Olivier Picasso, the grandson of painter Pablo Picasso. Evans has stated in one interview that she would have married Picasso if he had asked, but he never did. However, in another interview she states that they were engaged. Evans later became engaged to Ioan Gruffudd in the early hours of New Year's Day 2006 after giving him an ultimatum. They met during the production of 102 Dalmatians although they did not reveal themselves to be a couple until Alice decided to tell all shortly before the premiere of Black Hawk Down to a tabloid for publicity. They are due...
Blackball is a film about Cliff Starkey (Paul Kaye), a rebellious young bowls player. His dream is to play for his country, but always preferred to play by his own rules, much to the disapproval of the local bowls club. After winning the local bowling competition he is subsequently banned from competing in the sport for fifteen years by the head of the local lawn bowls association, Ray Speight (James Cromwell), for writing an expletive on an opponents scorecard. Picked up by sports agent Rick Schwartz (Vince Vaughn), Starkey is re-branded as the "bad boy of bowls", turning the normally sedate sport into a glitzy, in-your-face competition. He and Speight take on Australia's unbeaten Doohan brothers in 'the ashes'; a one off tournament in a custom made bowls arena in Torquay. They make a remarkable comeback thanks to Speight's experience and Starkey's extravogance, while Cliff also bends the rules to the maximum to force the game into extra time, much to the disbelief of Carl and Mark... http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0337879