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Marcia Cross

Marcia Anne Cross (born March 25, 1962) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as disturbed Dr. Kimberly Shaw on Melrose Place (1992-1997), and neurotic perfectionist Bree Van de Kamp on the satirical series Desperate Housewives (2004-2012), for which she has earned multiple accolades, including a Satellite Award, as well as nominations at the Emmys and the Golden Globes, amongst others. Cross was born in Marlborough, Massachusetts. She is one of three daughters of Janet, a teacher, and Mark Cross, a personnel manager. Cross was raised Catholic, and attended Marlborough High School, from where she graduated in 1980. Upon graduating high school, Cross received a half-scholarship to Juilliard, and graduated in 1984 with a B.F.A. in Acting. Cross returned to school in 1997 to earn a master's degree in psychology, which she received from Antioch University Los Angeles in 2003. Cross began her television career in 1984 on the soap opera The Edge of Night, playing the recurring role of Liz Correll. Afterwards, she relocated from New York to Los Angeles, and soon landed roles in television movies such as The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James, co-starring with Johnny Cash and

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Marc Cherry is not Nicollette Sheridan's only adversary in her trial -- her former co-stars are poised to destroy her case, because they're all set to testify for the defense.TMZ has obtained the… READ MORE >

Marcia Cross -- The Fake Stache Family Pic

Marcia Cross
The Fake Stache Family Pic

While shopping at the Brentwood Country Mart on Tuesday, "Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross and her husband, sister and twin daughters tried to go unnoticed by getting photographed wearing… READ MORE >

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Carrot Top & Marcia Cross: It Snot Ok

Carrot Top & Marcia Cross:
It Snot Ok

Redheads can be so nosy!Muscled "comedian" Carrot Top (left) and "Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross (right) were both caught going to town on their olfactory organ on Tuesday.These two sure… READ MORE >

- 2119 days ago
Marcia Hits Tanning Booth -- Applies SPF 5000

Marcia Hits Tanning Booth -- Applies SPF 5000

Marcia Cross went to a tanning salon yesterday -- and still somehow managed to leave looking lighter than most people do when they go in. See Also This Is Not Marcia Cross' Wax Figure  READ MORE >

- 2222 days ago
Celebs on the Patch

Celebs on the Patch

Celebs of all lists hit up the Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch in West Hollywood yesterday, where Tobey Maguire showed up in his Peter Parker costume, Shauna Sand showed up as a stripper (nice heels) and… READ MORE >

- 2263 days ago
McCarthy Singled Out on Robertson

McCarthy Singled Out on Robertson

Most stars look like crap without makeup ... Jenny McCarthy, not so much. TMZ caught Jenny shopping on Robertson Blvd. this weekend, where she was shocked to be caught on film so early in the… READ MORE >

- 2533 days ago
This Is Not Marcia Cross' Wax Figure

This Is Not Marcia Cross' Wax Figure

"Desperate Housewives'" living, breathing and facially-immobile, porcelain wonder, Marcia Cross, gave Nicole Kidman a run for her wrinkle-free injectable money at a children's reading in Beverly… READ MORE >

- 2562 days ago
It's Not Marcia Marcia Marcia Anymore

It's Not Marcia Marcia Marcia Anymore

A TMZ source tells us that Marcia Cross is so thrilled with her month-old twin girls, that her career is no longer a hot priority for the 44-year-old red-headed milf, who hasn't become a desperate… READ MORE >

- 2840 days ago
Marcia Cross Gives Birth to Twin Girls

Marcia Cross Gives Birth to Twin Girls

"Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross, 44, has given birth to fraternal twin girls, Eden and Savannah.People magazine reports the girls were born Tuesday at a Los Angeles hospital. The actress'… READ MORE >

- 2861 days ago
Width Child -- Tori and Marcia

Width Child -- Tori and Marcia

Expectant mothers Marcia Cross and Tori Spelling are both looking like they're about to pop! Marcia, 44, is expecting twins in April. Tori, 33, will have her first child this spring. TMZ spotted… READ MORE >

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