Eva Longoria

Actress
Though most pundits referred to Eva Longoria Parker's rise to stardom on the hit series "Desperate Housewives" (ABC, 2004- ) as a textbook case of overnight success, the actress-producer had actually been working in the ... Read more »
Born: 03/14/1975 in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

Filmography

Actor (76)

Any Day 2015 (Movie)

Jolene (Actor)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Young and the Restless 1972 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Carlita's Secret 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Food Chains 2014 (Movie)

(Herself)

Frontera 2014 (Movie)

Paulina (Actor)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Real Time with Bill Maher 2012 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Interviewee

Refugio 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Visions 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Without Men 2014 (Movie)

Rosalba (Actor)

2012 NCLR ALMA Awards 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Host

A Dark Truth 2013 (Movie)

Mia Francis (Actor)

Crazy Kind of Love 2013 (Movie)

Marion (Actor)

In A World... 2013 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Project Runway Spotlight: Marchesa 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

The 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Baytown Outlaws 2013 (Movie)

Celeste (Actor)

Welcome to the Family 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

2011 NCLR ALMA Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Host

Conan 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

For Greater Glory 2012 (Movie)

Tulita Gorostieta (Actor)

The Conversation with Amanda de Cadenet 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

The Late Show With David Letterman 2008, 2012 (Tv Show)

Guest

17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Presenter

Arthur Christmas 2011 (Movie)

Chief De Silva (Voice)

CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Presenter

H8R 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Presenter

Billboard's New Year's Eve Live 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Childrens Hospital 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Desperate Housewives 2003 - 2004, 2007 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Food Network Star 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Punk'd 2003 - 2005, 2007 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 2009 Alma Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Host

The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Marriage Ref 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

2008 ALMA Awards 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Host

Project Runway 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Teenage Paparazzo 2009 (Movie)

(Herself)

The 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

The 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Countdown To The Emmys 2007 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Foodfight! 2008 (Movie)

Lady X (Voice)

Lower Learning 2008 (Movie)

Rebecca (Actor)

Over Her Dead Body 2008 (Movie)

Kate (Actor)

Pop Fiction 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

2007 NCLR Alma Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Host

The 40th Annual CMA Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The Heartbreak Kid 2007 (Movie)

Consuela (Actor)

VH1 Big in '06 Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

2006 Alma Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Host

George Lopez 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Harsh Times 2006 (Movie)

Sylvia (Actor)

The 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The Sentinel 2006 (Movie)

Jill Marin (Actor)

Red Carpet Confidential 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

TV Guide's Greatest Moments 2004 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2005 MTV Video Music Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2005 Teen Choice Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1 Big In '04 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

L.A. Dragnet 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Beverly Hills 90210 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

No Mothers Crying, No Babies Dying 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

Teenage Paparazzo (TV Show)

Actor

Telenovela (TV Show)

Actor

The Dead Will Tell (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (3)

John Wick 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

Ready For Love 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Harvest 2011 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Director (2)

Versus 2015 (Tv Show)

Director

Devious Maids 2014 (Tv Show)

Director

Biography

Though most pundits referred to Eva Longoria Parker's rise to stardom on the hit series "Desperate Housewives" (ABC, 2004- ) as a textbook case of overnight success, the actress-producer had actually been working in the industry for a decade prior to her award-winning turn as the sultry Gabrielle Solis. A former beauty pageant winner, Longoria toiled in bit parts before landing a meaty turn as a crazed seductress on "The Young and the Restless" (CBS, 1973- ). But it would take a few more years before the runaway popularity of the soap-styled "Desperate Housewives" turned the spotlight squarely on her. When it did, Longoria's knack for light comedy and on-screen sensuality made her a favorite among television viewers, though she struggled to bring that same appeal to her feature work. While her career had its share of ups and downs - including a high-profile marriage to NBA star Tony Parker - Longoria had the drive and ability to become one of the more successful onscreen performers.

Relationships

J C Chasez Actor

Companion
Dated in 2004

Tyler Christopher Actor

Husband
Married Jan. 20, 2002 in Las Vegas, NV with Freddie Prinze and Sarah Michelle Gellar as witnesses Divorced Jan. 19, 2004

Eduardo Cruz Actor

Companion
Began dating in January 2011 Split June 2012

Stephen Kay Actor

Companion
Kay directed Longoria in the TV-movie "The Dead Will Tell" (CBS, 2004) Briefly dated in 2004

Enrique Longoria

Father
Mexican-American

Elizabeth Longoria

Sister

Emily Longoria

Sister

Esmeralda Longoria

Sister

Ella Mireles

Mother
Mexican-American

Tony Parker Actor

Husband
Began dating in spring 2005 Announced they were going through "a difficult time" in fall of 2006, but denied they had split Announced engagement in November 2006 Married on July 6, 2007 in a civil ceremony and again on July 7, 2007 at the Church of Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois in Paris, France Reports surfaced that they split in November 2010 Divorce finalized on Jan. 28, 2011

Mark Sanchez Actor

Companion
Longoria confirmed they were dating September 2012 Reportedly split October 2012

EDUCATION

Texas A&M

Kingsville , Texas

Milestones

2013

Co-starred with Garcia and Forest Whitaker in action thriller "A Dark Truth"

2012

Starred in historical drama "For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada" along with Andy Garcia and Oscar Isaac

2011

Voiced the character Chief De Silva in the animated feature "Arthur Christmas"

2011

Co-starred opposite Christian Slater in the comedy "Without Men"

2009

Nominated for the 2009 Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Comedy

2008

Starred in the comedy "Over Her Dead Body" opposite Paul Rudd

2006

Cast opposite Christian Bale and Freddy Rodriguez in David Ayer's directorial debut "Harsh Times"

2006

Played an up-and-coming secret agent opposite Michael Douglas and Kiefer Sutherland in "The Sentinel"

2004

Made her theater debut in the popular farce "What the Rabbi Saw"

2004

Cast as Gabrielle Solis, the ex-model with a rich husband, a big house, and a bad marriage on the ABC mystery drama series "Desperate Housewives"; earned a Golden Globe (2005) nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy series

2003

Co-hosted the syndicated weekly television series "The Talent Agency"

2003

Starred as Det. Gloria Duran on "L.A. Dragnet" (USA Network), a modern-day take on the classic police drama

2003

Starred (also co-produced) in "Hot Tamales Live," a critically acclaimed comedy/variety show

2001

Starred as Isabella Braña Williams on the long-running daytime series "The Young and the Restless" (CBS)

2000

Cast in a small role as a flight attendant on "Beverly Hills, 90210" (Fox)

2000

Landed roles on "The Bold and the Beautiful" (CBS) and "General Hospital" (ABC)

After college, entered a talent contest that brought her to Los Angeles where she was spotted and signed by a theatrical agent

Bonus Trivia

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Longoria was crowned Miss Corpus Christi USA in 1998.

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She was named one of People en Espanol's "25 Most Beautiful People" for 2003.

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In 2005, Longoria was number one for Maxim magazine's sixth annual Hot 100 list of the most successful women of the year in film, television, music, sports and fashion.

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"It's hard to be a girl in Hollywood. We don't really get the roles – you're always the girlfriend of the lead guy, you're always the girl in the movie. That's why the situation with 'Desperate Housewives' is amazing. It's a show led by these women." – Longoria to Empire magazine, September 2006

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"We're all very proud of what we've accomplished, but we're sad because we're such a family. We've been together for eight years, and it's like, 'What do we do now?' We've had a good run. The mood on the set is one of gratitude." – Longoria on the end of "Desperate Housewives"; quoted in US Weekly, September 2011

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