More Eva Longoria Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for The Sentinel)Eva Longoria plays Jill Marin in The Sentinel, a freshly minted Secret Service agent as smart and ambitious as she is beautiful. Assigned to the more experienced agent played by Kiefer Sutherland, Jill was trained by Michael Douglas' character. The three team up to uncover a plot to assassinate the President.
One of the hottest stars in television, Longoria plays Latin sexpot Gabrielle Solis on the ABC mega-hit Desperate Housewives, which draws more than 27 million viewers weekly. Recently named one of People's 50 Most Beautiful and the #1 Hottest Woman in the World on Maxim's 2005 annual Hot 100 list, Longoria was also voted by Variety as one of the Ten New Faces to Watch, Rolling Stone's People of the Year, USA Today's TV's Hot 11 and TV Guide's New Faces of Fall. She has signed an exclusive worldwide contract as the newest face of L'Oréal beauty products.
In 2005 Longoria wrapped a role as a lawyer in the tough-minded indie film Harsh Times, alongside Christian Bale and Freddie Rodriguez and directed by David Ayer (Training Day). She co-starred as a quirky psychic in the 2004 CBS MOW The Dead Will Tell, opposite Anne Heche, Jonathan LaPaglia and Kathleen Quinlan. She starred as a detective on L.A. Dragnet, the modern-day take on the classic police drama by Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf.
Longoria celebrated her theatre debut in the popular comedy farce, What the Rabbi Saw. Acknowledging her comedic flair, Back Stage West proclaimed, Eva Longoria is sensational. Flexing her comic muscles further, Longoria now stars in and co-produces Hot Tamales Live, a critically acclaimed comedy/ variety show performing regularly at The Comedy Store and consistently selling out across the country. The show is available on DVD/ videocassette and pay-per-view.
The youngest of four sisters who grew up on a ranch in Corpus Christi, Texas, Longoria attended Texas A&M-Kingsville, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. After graduating from college, she entered a talent contest that brought her to Los Angeles, where she was spotted and subsequently signed by a theatrical agent. Longoria's timing couldn't have been better and she was determined to see where her acting dreams would take her.
After landing roles on The Bold and the Beautiful, General Hospital and co-starring on Beverly Hills 90210, she auditioned and won the role of Isabella on the popular series The Young and the Restless. Her career was successfully launched and she considers herself blessed to have had the opportunity to work on the #1 daytime drama.
Longoria is actively involved with Special Olympics and worked with the John Kerry-John Edwards presidential campaign, educating Latino voters about the candidates.
Bio courtesy Fox for "The Sentinel" (09-Jul-2006)
Biography #3 (for The Dead Will Tell)Eva Longoria's television credits include a regular role as Isabella on the CBS daytime drama THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Her other television credits include the series L.A. Dragnet and Beverly Hills, 90210. She is currently starring in the new series Desperate Housewives.
Bio courtesy CBS for "The Dead Will Tell" (10-Nov-2005)
Biography #4 (for L.A. Dragnet)Recently voted one of People en Espanol's 25 Most Beautiful People and an ALMA Award winner for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama for her role on The Young and the Restless, Eva Longoria is the youngest of four sisters who grew up on a ranch in Corpus Christi, Texas. She attended Texas A&M, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.
After graduating from college, Longoria entered a talent contest that brought her to Los Angeles, where she was spotted and subsequently signed by a theatrical agent.
She landed a role on The Bold and the Beautiful, followed by a recurring part on General Hospital and a co-starring role on Beverly Hills, 90210. Next she auditioned and won the role of Isabella on The Young and the Restless. Currently she co-hosts the syndicated weekly television series The Talent Agency.
Longoria stars in the title role of the upcoming action thriller, Carlita's Secret, in which she portrays a young woman who dreams of becoming a Broadway dancer.
She flexes her comedic muscles in Hot Tamales Live, a critically- acclaimed comedy and variety show at The Comedy Store, in which she both stars and co-produces. Previously she celebrated her theater debut in the popular farce, What the Rabbi Saw.
When she is not acting, Longoria enjoys all types of sports, including rock climbing, yoga, kick-boxing, softball and golf. She also likes salsa dancing, sewing, crocheting and reading. In what's left of her spare time, she decorates her home.