Eva Longoria Parker, Actress

Eva Longoria Parker
Eva Longoria Parker was born Eva Jacqueline Longoria, March 15, 1975 in Corpus Christi (Texas) is an American actress of Mexican descent. She became famous for her role as Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives. She also starred in The Young and the Restless for a few episodes.

Eva is recognized nationally as a model in the 2000s, after appearing in several major advertising campaigns, reaching # 14 in FHM's list of "Sexiest Women of 2008" and having appeared on numerous covers of various international magazines including Vogue, Marie Claire and Harper's Bazaar.

Eva Longoria is from July 7, 2007 the wife of the French basketball player Tony Parker.

Child and training
Eva Longoria Parker is the youngest of four daughters and was born and raised on a ranch in Texas. She won the prize of Miss Corpus Christi in 1998, which enabled him to obtain a scholarship to go to Los Angeles. His parents called Enrique and Ella Eva Mireles Longoria.

This is the only family to have dark skin and eyes and dark hair. Younger, she was persuaded to have been adopted.

Acting career
Eva got her first television role in 2000 as a guest star in an episode of Beverly Hills, 90210. Following another one appears in the same year in an episode of General Hospital, Eva landed the role of Isabella Braña Williams in the American popular soap The Young and the Restless from 2001 to 2003. After leaving The Young and the Restless, Longoria starred in Badge 714, a series that lasted only two seasons of the time, but it still gave some credence to star. She then continued her journey in two unfortunate productions - Señorita Justice was poorly received and a television film titled The Ghosts of love.

In 2004, Eva landed a role that truly catapulted into the Hollywood film industry, the role of Gabrielle Solis, a former supermodel materialistic in the television series Desperate Housewives aired on ABC. As the series became a success overnight, Longoria's career was actually launched.

The same year she began filming Desperate Housewives, Eva starred in a film badly received by the public, Carlita's Secret, for which she was also co-producer.

Two years later, in 2006, Longoria was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy for her role as Gabrielle Solis in the television series Desperate Housewives. The same year she received the honor of Female Personality of the Year Award at ALMA. She also starred alongside Michael Douglas and Kiefer Sutherland in the 2006 thriller The Sentinel, which was his first major film role, and she exchanged replicas with Christian Bale in the movie Harsh Times.

Eva was the figure found in the list of most beautiful people in 2003, made by the magazine People en Español. It continues to be included in the list of the most beautiful in Hollywood, and was ranked # 1 hottest female stars in Maxim magazine in 2005 and 2006, becoming the first woman to top the list for two consecutive years. Longoria was also ranked # 9 in the magazine Hot 100 of 2007. In honor of the 100th issue of Maxim in 2006 with Eva Longoria on the cover, is the winner of this year, the magazine has built a replica of 75 x 110 feet in the cover article in January 2005 and placed in the desert of Las Vegas.

For the evening Critics' Choice Awards, Eva played the sirens in Monique Lhuillier.

Since 2004, his voice is dubbed into French by Odile Schmitt.

Advertising contracts
In 2005, Longoria signed a contract with L'Oreal, which is still the muse. In January 2007, Eva was chosen to be the first face of Bebe Sport brand. She appeared in the Spring / Summer campaign photographed by Greg Kadel. The actor also lent his name to the brand of ice cream Magnum, Heineken and Hanes. It is also associated with the campaign "I'm A PC" Microsoft and appears alongside her husband Tony Parker in the countryside from London Fog.

In April 2010, she released her first fragrance bearing the name "Eva by Eva Longoria."

Despite the similarity of their names, Eva and third baseman of the Tampa Bay Rays, Evan Longoria, are related in any way. However, after the victory of the Rays 2008 American League Championship Series, Eva sent him a bottle of champagne and a note thanking him for doing this great job supporting the family name.

Music videos
One can see in the video for Tony Parker Balance yourself and that of Jessica Simpson A Public Affair. One can also see Eva in a rap video for the MTV European Music Awards.

She was married to the actor in television series like soap opera, Tyler Christopher from 2002 to 2004.

Wednesday, November 29, 2006, two months after a major crisis that raised fears the worst for the couple, Eva Longoria and Tony Parker have announced their engagement. "A marriage proposal romantic and perfect", according to the spokesman of the actress.

Today she is the wife of the French basketball player Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs (NBA). Civil marriage was solemnized by Bertrand Delanoe July 6, 2007, while the church wedding took place July 7, 2007, a date considered lucky by the Americans. The reception took place at the Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte near Melun in Maincy.

They live in a big house in Austin (Texas). His father has always been a big fan of the San Antonio Spurs. He therefore proposed to go see the players in the locker room after the game, and that was the day she met Tony Parker. Already fluent in Spanish and English, Eva takes French lessons.

In 2008 she opened a Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles called Beso, which means "(a) kiss" in Spanish.

In 2006, Longoria founded Eva's Heroes, a charity that helps children with developmental disabilities. She is the national spokesperson for Padres Contra El Cancer and signed shoes for the Spirit of Women Celebrity Red Shoe Auction. Eva also supports the Clothes Off Our Back Foundation, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the National Stroke Association, Project HOME and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. She was named Philanthropist of the Year by The Hollywood Reporter, for his commitment and his Herculean efforts that have made big differences in the Latino community and other humanitarian agencies. Eva has appeared on the show Fort Boyard in 2009, raising € 22,340 for the Make-A-Wish.

She expressed her support for Barack Obama in the U.S. presidential election of 2008. "I am a democrat. I supported Hillary Clinton, but I was in Denver for Barack Obama. He has real charisma.

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