The Desperate Housewives star was a guest panellist on Friday’s show and shone a light onto her life with her 50-year-old sister. [21], In 2003, Longoria was cast as Gabrielle Solis in the ABC comedy-drama Desperate Housewives. When asked whether the usually stern designer ever smiles, Eva quipped: “She’s the funniest person I know. He said to, ‘For Sama’ Wins Best Feature at International Documentary Association Awards, Beau Bridges on His Mentors: UCLA Basketball Coach John Wooden and His Father, ‘Watchmen’ Creator Damon Lindelof Weighs in on Martin Scorsese’s Marvel Criticisms, 'The Masked Singer' Reveals the Identity of the Squiggly Monster: Here's the Star Under the Mask, Warner Bros. Apologizes After ‘The Witches’ Sparks Backlash From People With Disabilities. The charming ‘Pepe’ (as he is fondly called) eventually won her heart and walked her down the aisle in a lavish wedding. Longoria was born in Corpus Christi, Texas on March 15, 1975, the youngest of four daughters born to Mexican-American parents, Ella Eva (Mireles) and Enrique Longoria, Jr.. One of her sisters had special needs. In 2015, NBC announced plans for a sitcom called Telenovela in which Longoria starred as a popular telenovela actress. [70] She has stated that, "The Eva Longoria Foundation supports programs which help Latinas excel in school and attend college. They can only hope that Longoria’s performance will marginally improve as time goes on. [51], In March 2008, Longoria opened the restaurant Beso (which means "kiss" in Spanish) in Hollywood, along with partner and celebrity chef Todd English. Eva Jacqueline Longoria Bastón[1][2] (née Longoria; born March 15, 1975) is an American actress, producer, director, restaurateur, activist, and businesswoman. “You don’t take health for granted. Eva Jacqueline Longoria Bastón (née Longoria; born March 15, 1975) is an American actress, producer, director, restaurateur, activist, and businesswoman. After leaving The Young and the Restless, Longoria appeared in the Dick Wolf revival of Dragnet. [87] In May 2014, she initiated the Latino Victory Project to raise funds for candidates and efforts to get out the vote. The figures have further deteriorated with the 2019 season, and the Giants seem to be stuck between the devil and the deep blue sea. That’s a general life thing, not just health. Elizabeth is the reason why Eva is passionate about charity today and even has a foundation committed to raising developmentally challenged people.

In 2016, she also starred in the fourth season, in the episode "Once More Unto the Bleach". “because you gotta insist on that test or insist on that mammogram — insist on that extra step. [25], She also starred opposite Michael Douglas and Kiefer Sutherland in the 2006 thriller The Sentinel, which was her first major role in a theatrical feature movie.

Still she decided to have her own baby. Evan Longoria and Eva Longoria. Santiago was born a few days after Eva lost her beloved dog Jinxy who lived with her for 15 years. They had a Catholic wedding ceremony at the Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois Church in Paris on July 7, 2007. “We met so many years ago in Los Angeles and she’s now my loyal friend – she’s very loyal and she’s super smart. She also revealed h, er yet to be announced second feature, calling it “a story about my community, the Latino community.”, The evening drew a star studded crowd, including, , a blind and autistic contestant on “America’s Got Talent,” was also honored and performed  several songs, including an impromptu rendition of Stevie Wonder’s “Superstitious.”, Rodney Peete remembers when he first saw the viral video of Lee on the competition show.

After a number of guest roles on several television series, Longoria was recognized for her portrayal of Isabella Braña on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless, on which she starred from 2001 to 2003. We were lucky,” Longoria continued. © Copyright 2020 Variety Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC.

[80] In October 2012, Longoria spoke at the McAfee Focus 2012 event, where the "theme of safety—beyond computers—emerged. "The Bad News Bears" gave way to "The Natural" which gave way to "Major League." [19] Another guest appearance in General Hospital the same year brought her big break on the CBS Daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless, and she portrayed Isabella Braña from 2001 to 2003. All you need to know about Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria, her selfless family and her love life. One of the most rewarding things to happen to Longoria is growing up with Elizabeth as she taught her more than she could ever imagine. “I remember being so mad. Variety and the Flying V logos are trademarks of Variety Media, LLC.