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Marcia Cross is known as an American actress. She is most famous for her role in 'Desperate Housewives' as Bree Van de Kamp, which also featured Terri Hatcher and Eva Longoria.


Marcia Cross was born on March 25, 1962, in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Her affection for acting was created after she appeared in her first school play. Cross proceeded to study at the esteemed Juilliard School in New York City.

Marriage, Husband, and Kids

Cross has been since June 2006, Marcia Cross and stockbroker spouse Tom Mahoney gave birth to twin little girls, Eden and Savannah, in February 2007. Following the finish of Desperate Housewives in 2012, Cross enjoyed a reprieve from acting to invest energy with her family. In 2015, she reemerged on the little screen as Senator Claire Haas in the hit ABC spine-chiller Quantico.

Career and Net Worth

Toward the start of her pro acting career, Marcia Cross appeared in stage productions and on a few soap operas in the mid-1980s, including The Edge of Night, Another World and One Life to Live. She later moved to Los Angeles and looked for some kind of employment on prime-time TV and in film. Cross showed up on popular shows like Cheers, Who's the Boss and Quantum Leap. She joined the cast of Knots Landing for the 1991-92 season as Victoria Broyard.

It was her depiction of Dr. Kimberly Shaw on the hit night soap opera, Melrose Place that shot Marcia Cross into the public spotlight. During the course of the series, her absurd character experienced a wide range of drama, incorporating a two-timing affair with married specialist Michael Mancini who she later endeavored to execute, grabbing an infant and trying to explore the apartment complex referenced in the series' title. Spectators cherished the character so much, she was even resurrected after her character was thought to have passed away.

Marcia Cross proceeded to play a considerably more reasonable specialist on the family drama Everwood in 2003. The next year, she played a lead role in the hit comedy-drama series Desperate Housewives along with Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, and Eva Longoria. Over and over on the show, Cross captivated and delighted spectators as Bree Van de Kamp. Bree's mission for residential flawlessness didn't exactly happen as expected during the series, as her marriage to specialist spouse Rex self-destructed and he was harmed by a drug specialist in love with her. Cross got an Emmy Award nomination for her work on the series in 2005 and also Golden Globe nominations in 2004 through 2006.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
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