Eva Maria Mandl (29 May 1902 – 10 September 1924), known professionally as Eva May, was an Austrian actress. She was the daughter of the film director Joe May and his wife Mia May. In 1924 she committed suicide by gunshot.
Eva Maria Mandl was born on 29 May 1902, the daughter of Austrian actress Mia May and the Austrian-Jewish film director Joe May. Her parents had married seven weeks prior to her birth.
She took the name of Eva May and made her film debut in Die geheimnisvolle Villa (1914), which was directed by her father. From 1918 onwards she worked for the Ring-Film GmbH, managed by Manfred Liebenau, who was working as a director under the nom de plume Erik Lund. The two married when May was 16 years old. During this time, May appeared in films such as Erträumtes (1918), Sadja (1918), and The Bride of the Incapacitated (1919). Lund and May soon created their own Eva May serial, in which May wrote the scripts for.