Britney is speared by Mr. Blackwell

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Pop star Britney Spears topped the 46th Annual Worst Dressed Women list released Tuesday by style watcher Mr. Blackwell.

Eva Longoria denies officer abuse

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- "Desperate Housewife" Eva Longoria denies hurling a racial slur at a San Antonio police officer who ticketed her Spurs star boyfriend.

Michael Douglas 'King of California' star

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Actor Michael Douglas is starring in "The King of California," a new film from the producers of last year's hit, "Sideways."

Ashton, Demi top couples list

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore top In Touch magazine's list of Hollywood's 10 Most Loving Couples.

Brits pick Eva Longoria TV's sexiest siren

LONDON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- A British supermarket chain says "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria is TV's all time sexiest star.

Eva Longoria feeling 'great' after mishap

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria says her accident on the set of the popular ABC TV show was much more serious than initially reported.

Eva Longoria hurt filming 'Housewives'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Actress Eva Longoria was injured while shooting a scene of "Desperate Housewives" just outside of Los Angeles.

Coldplay, 50 Cent to play MTV Video Awards

MIAMI, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- MTV Tuesday added 50 Cent and Coldplay to the growing number of live performances during the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards.

Fox expands Teen Choice star list

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) -- Musical sisters Jessica and Ashlee Simpson are among the stars Fox TV Monday said would appear during the 2005 Teen Choice Awards.

Longoria snubbed by Emmys

LOS ANGELES, July 14 (UPI) -- Three of the four "Desperate Housewives" were nominated Thursday as best actress in a comedy for the 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

Jessica Simpson's hair voted best

NEW YORK, June 28 (UPI) -- A U.S. magazine poll rates Jessica Simpson's hair as the most desirable.

Eva Longoria tops Maxim's Hot 100

LOS ANGELES, May 10 (UPI) -- "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria topped Maxim magazine's annual Hot 100 list, a huge leap for the actress who was relatively unknown a year ago.

Longoria set for big-screen thriller

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria has been cast to play a budding secret agent on the big screen.

Desperate Housewives prefer Buicks

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. television network ABC has given Buick some coveted free product placement in its hit TV show "Desperate Housewives."

'VH1 Big in '04' premiers Sunday

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Paris Hilton's "That's Hot!" was selected as the Big Catch Phrase of 2004 in U.S. cable's "VH1 Big in '04" that premiers Sunday.
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Eva Longoria Parker
Actress Eva Longoria Parker and her husband NBA star Tony Parker share a kiss before a screening of the film "Bright Star" at the 62nd annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 15, 2009. (UPI Photo/David Silpa)

Eva Jacqueline Longoria (born March 15, 1975) is an American actress, best known for portraying Gabrielle Solis on the ABC television series Desperate Housewives. Longoria received a nomination for the 2006 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance on Desperate Housewives.

Longoria first became famous on television in the soap opera The Young and the Restless. She became nationally recognized in the 2000s after appearing in several high-profile advertising campaigns and numerous men's magazines, reaching #14 in the FHM "Sexiest Women 2008" poll, and having appeared on the cover of various international women's magazines including Vogue, Marie Claire and Harper's Bazaar.

Eva Jacqueline Longoria was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, the daughter of Tejano parents, Enrique Longoria, Jr. and Ella Eva Mireles. She was raised Roman Catholic. Longoria is the youngest of four daughters, her sisters being Elizabeth Judina, Emily Jeannette and Esmeralda Josephina. The Longoria family has resided in Texas since before the creation of the United States, predating the English-speaking settlers.

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