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Eva Longoria ACTOR

Eva Longoria was born on March 15th, 1975 in Corpus Christi, Texas with the middle name Jacqueline, born as the youngest of four daughters into a Mexican American Catholic household to parents Enrique Longoria Jr. and Ella Eva Mireles. 
After high school, Longoria went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology from Texas A&M University-Kingsville.   While in college she entered a beauty contest and won the title of Miss Corpus Christi.  Soon she entered another contest which took her to Los Angeles, California where she was scouted and signed to an agent.
It did not take long before Eva began working in the industry.  Her first role was in 1999 as a host of, "L.A. In A Day".  Soon she was adding other small roles to her resume such as a guest appearance on the television series, "Beverly Hills, 90210" (2000), "General Hospital" (2000) and "The Young and the Restless", for which she was cast as a recurring character, from 2001-2003. 
Other roles followed when she left "Young and the Restless" such as a role on, "Dragnet" and a television movie titled, "The Dead Will Tell" (2004).  Her biggest role came next, being cast as Gabrielle Solis in the highly popular television drama series, "Desperate Housewives" (2005), a role for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series.
Along with her television work, she added film credits such as, "The Sentinel" (2006), "Harsh Times" (2006), "Lower Learning" (2008), "Seabrook" (2009), "Without Men" (2010) and soon to release, "Long Time Gone" and "The Truth" (both 2012).   
In addition to her acting she works as a model for such products as, L'Oréal, Hanes, New York & Co., Heineken, Magnum Ice-Cream and is the face of Bebe Sport.  Longoria has a fragrance called, "Eva by Eva Longoria" released in 2010.  She also opened a restaurant called, Beso (Kiss) in Hollywood which has a night club called Eve upstairs.  Not only is she a working model, actress and business woman, she is a published author with a book out titled, "Eva's Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends" which became available at book retailers in 2011.
She is also involved in a number of charitable causes such as starting the Eva's Heroes charity in 2006 which assists to help developmentally disabled children.  Other charities she supports are, Clothes Off Our Back Foundation, OmniPeace, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Project Home among many others.
Eva Longoria has married twice.  Her first husband was "General Hospital" actor, Tyler Christopher and they were together from 2002 through 2004.  She then wed San Antonio Spurs basketball star Tony Parker in 2007 and by 2011, this marriage also came to an end.    

2012   The Truth

2012   The Baytown Outlaws 
2012   Long Time Gone 

2004-2012  Desperate Housewives 

2012   For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada 
2011   Arthur Christmas

2011   American Revolutionaries: DMC

2011   Without Men 
2009   Foodfight!

2008   Childrens Hospital

2008   Lower Learning 
2008   Over Her Dead Body 

2007   The Heartbreak Kid

2006   The Sentinel
2006   George Lopez 

2005   Harsh Times

2005   Hustler's Instinct 
2005   Desperate Housewives: Oprah Winfrey Is the New Neighbor 

2004   Carlita's Secre
2003-2004  L.A. Dragnet 

2004   The Dead Will Tell

2004   Señorita Justice
2003   Snitch'd 

2001   The Young and the Restless 

2000   General Hospital
2000   Beverly Hills, 90210

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