Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria

actress, producer, director, writer

Born March 15, 1975 in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

Eva Jacqueline Longoria was born on March 15, 1975 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Ella Eva Longoria (née Mireles) & Enrique Longoria Jr. The youngest of four sisters who grew up in a Mexican-American family on a ranch near Corpus Christi, Longoria attended Texas A&M University-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. After landing roles on The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), General Hospital (1963) and co-starring on Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), she auditioned for and won the role of "Isabella" on the popular series, The Young and the Restless (1973). After Y&R, Eva became well known worldwide thanks to Desperate Housewives (2004), where she played a main character, Gabrielle Solis. She also has a contract with L'Oreal and has been named one of the most beautiful people. A passionate advocate of education she founded The Eva Longoria Foundation which helps Latinas build better futures for themselves and their families through education and entrepreneurship and earned a Masters in Chicano Studies presenting her thesis on "Success STEMS From Diversity: The Value of Latinas in STEM Careers." Eva has also contributed writing to publications on the subject of education.

Filmography

Connections

  • Marc Cherry

    Marc Cherry

  • Marcia Cross

    Marcia Cross

  • Felicity Huffman

    Felicity Huffman

  • Teri Hatcher

    Teri Hatcher

  • Bob Daily

    Bob Daily

  • Robert Harling

    Robert Harling

  • Diana Maria Riva

    Diana Maria Riva

Genres

  • Thriller
  • Action & Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Horror
  • Music Videos & Concerts
  • Western
  • Military & War
  • Fantasy
  • Drama
  • Romance