Fact: Former Desperate Housewives star MARCIA CROSS is returning to Tv in an upcoming episode of crime drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. The actress will appear alongside veteran actor Robert Vaughn in an instalment called December Solstice, which will air in the U.S. on 25 February (15). The role marks Cross' first official Tv gig since Desperate Housewives ended in 2012.
Fact: Wedding dresses belonging to stars including MARCIA CROSS and Joan Collins are to go on display at an upcoming bridal show in the U.K. Other stars who have loaned gowns to The Iconic Wedding Dress Exhibition include former ballerina Darcy Bussell and supermodel Coco Rocha. The exhibit is part of the Brides The Show event in London in October (13).
Tweet: "@EvaLongoria huge congratulations on your graduation today!!!! From Canne (sic) to Cap and Gown. You are really something." MARCIA CROSS is proud of her former Desperate Housewives co-star Eva Longoria's academic achievement after completing a Master's degree in Chicano Studies. The graduating actress jetted in to California for Wednesday's (22May13) commencement ceremony after walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this week (begs20May13).
Tweet: "@EvaLongoria you are a light!! Thanks for your speech and all your hard work on the campiagn (sic)!!!" Actress MARCIA CROSS is proud of her former Desperate Housewives co-star following her rousing speech at the Democratic National Convention in North Carolina on Thursday night (06Sep12).
Tweet: "Heading to India to witness PlanUsa in action! My daughters gave me money from their piggy banks to share with the kids there." MARCIA CROSS is proud of her young daughters' generosity as she heads to India to raise awareness of child poverty for the Plan International Usa organisation.
Tweet: "Eva Longoria congrats on your Glamour UK award. You are truly helping to make this a better world. Thank you." MARCIA CROSS pays tribute to her Desperate Housewives co-star Eva Longoria, who landed the Inspiration Of The Year honour at the Glamour Women of the Year awards in the U.K. on Tuesday (29May12).
Tweet: "How do you handle goodbyes? Me, not so well... already feel so sad and vulnerable... will miss my Desperate Housewives family terribly." Actress MARCIA CROSS is not looking forward to her hit TV show's upcoming finale after eight years on the air.
Tweet: "Happy Birthday you sweet, loving, powerful, inspiring, funny, kind, gorgeous, gracious globe trotting woman. xxxxooooo". Actress MARCIA CROSS sends a sweet message to her Desperate Housewives co-star Eva Longoria as the sexy Latina turns 37.
Fact: Desperate Housewives star MARCIA CROSS, actress Angie Harmon and model Molly Sims have all designed a 2011 holiday greeting card for Kodak. The sale of each stationery item will benefit the charity of each star's choice.
Quote: "I'm exhausted. I drive to work and I fantasise about pulling over to side of the road and sleeping." Actress MARCIA CROSS plans to get some rest once TV show Desperate Housewives comes to an end next year (12).
Quote: "I will miss (my character) Bree immensely. We've been through so much together. We've tackled marriages, babies, deaths, cancer. It's been a long, interesting journey on Desperate Housewives so it is going to be difficult to say goodbye." MARCIA CROSS is emotional ahead of the end of Desperate Housewives after seven years on the hit U.S. show.
Fact: Actress and mum MARCIA CROSS has signed up as the new face of American fruit juice company Mott's.
Quote: "I'm atwitter! He's so comfortable in his own skin and has that sort of out there sexuality. Don't tell him I said that!" MARCIA CROSS can't wait to work with hunky new Desperate Housewives recruit, Brian Austin Green, who will star as her love interest.
Quote: "I have a lot of friends that I haven't called in three years!" Desperate Housewives star MARCIA CROSS admits her social life is no longer a priority after becoming a mum to twins Eden and Savannah in 2007.
Fact: Former SOPRANOS star Drea de Matteo is taking inspiration from the mob series for a new role in hit TV show Desperate Housewives. The actress will join Eva Longoria, MARCIA CROSS and Felicity Huffman on the programme as the matriarch of an Italian family who moves to Wisteria Lane.
Fact: Susan Sarandon, MARCIA CROSS and Christina Ricci have posed for individual portraits dressed as their literary heroines, for the Montblanc campaign to help combat illiteracy. The photos will be auctioned off at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles later this month (Feb09).
Quote: "They say seven years and we're out and we're on the fifth season. It's great to have a steady job, but as an actor you really do want to go out and do new things." Actress MARCIA CROSS looks forward to undertaking new projects when her hit U.S. series Desperate Housewives eventually comes to an end.
Quote: "MARCIA used to say, 'KYLE, it's one of the most amazing things'. And you're like, 'yeah, yeah. I'm happy for you. Next!' Then you see what they're all saying." Kyle MacLachlan was encouraged to have children by his Desperate Housewives co-star MARCIA CROSS.
Quote: "MARCIA CROSS and I were talking the other day and, and we both agreed we'd be happy to stay on the show until we were 60 if they'd have us." Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher has no plans to quit the hit TV show.
Fact: Actress MARCIA CROSS celebrated her 46th birthday by giving a large donation to the Panzi Hospital in East Congo on Tuesday (25Mar08). She says, "It's a hospital that takes care of women who have been primarily raped in the course of war there."
Quote: "I really romanticised being pregnant. Then I realised, This is awful! I was so nauseated in the beginning." Desperate Housewives star MARCIA CROSS on being pregnant with fraternal twin daughters EDEN and SAVANNAH.
Quote: "Have your children as young as you can and don't be fooled by older women having babies, because it's very expensive and requires a lot of needles and shots." MARCIA CROSS advises women to get pregnant while they're still young. The 45-year-old actress have birth to twins in February 2007.
Quote: "I'm still working on it, but it's happening a lot faster than I expected. I think it's the end of those last few pounds, I hope. It probably won't happen until I stop breastfeeding." Desperate Housewife MARCIA CROSS is pleased she has managed to lose weight so quickly after giving birth to twins in February (07).
Quote: "One night I went to bed and I said, 'I've got to get some sleep.' (My husband) Tom came in at one o'clock in the morning and... if I had a hatchet I would have killed him. That's just exhaustion." Desperate Housewives star MARCIA CROSS admits new motherhood to twins is taking a strain on her marriage.
Quote: "I put it (pregnancy test) on a tray and put the little stick on it. He thought it was the spoon." Actress MARCIA CROSS on how she broke the news she was pregnant with twins to husband Tom Mahoney over coffee.
Fact: The stars of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES - TERI HATCHER, Eva Longoria, MARCIA CROSS, Felicity Huffman and Nicollette Sheridan - have landed $39 million (GBP20 million) pay deals for four more series of the hit show.
Quote: "It's hard to carry around all that weight. I wake up feeling like me and then I step on the ground and I'm like, 'Whose body is that walking to the bathroom?'" Actress MARCIA CROSS on coming to terms with her pregnancy.
Quote: "I'm hiding behind things - boxes and trays." MARCIA CROSS insists her pregnancy won't be written into the plot of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES.
Quote: "I've decided to give BREE a lot of shopping bags and big coats to wear." Desperate Housewives creator MARC CHERRY, who decided not to write MARCIA CROSS' real-life pregnancy into the series because another main character is also going to be expecting a baby.
Quote: "MARCIA CROSS made the mistake of getting married the same weekend as Nicole Kidman - her marriage went straight to video." US funnyman David Spade on Desperate Housewives star Cross' unfortunate wedding date.
Quote: "For me, it would have been, like, my cargo pants in the woods - pot luck, everybody brings a sandwich and throws out a blanket." Soon to wed DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star MARCIA CROSS' idea of the perfect wedding ceremony would be a simple outdoor affair.
Quote: "I'd like a little bit of BREE in me. Until I got engaged I was a single, sloppy girl who couldn't cook." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star MARCIA CROSS wishes she had a little of her character in her.
Quote: <p>"MARCIA (CROSS) and I will be together watching it. We'll hopefully be yelling, 'Yay', when she walks away with the trophy." Desperate Housewives actresses Eva Longoria and MARCIA CROSS will be cheering for co-star FELICITY HUFFMAN - nominated for the Best Actress Award - at the Oscar ceremony on Sunday (05MAR06). </p>
Quote: <p>" What I really wish is that someone would just give me my call time - then I would go to hair and make-up and walk in." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star MARCIA CROSS describes her dream scenario for her upcoming wedding. </p>
Quote: <p>"I'll be at the kid's table with the flower girls, eating frozen yogurt." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star MARCIA CROSS reveals her wedding reception seating arrangements. </p>
Quote: <p>"We're usually so coordinated. Tonight, we're over-coordinated." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Eva Longoria comments on fellow castmates Teri Hatcher, MARCIA CROSS, Felicity Huffman and Alfre Woodard, who all showed up in purple gowns at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on Sunday (29JAN06). </p>
Quote: <p>"I think maybe the British prefer BREE's covered sexuality. I should wear glasses next year and really drive them crazy." Actress MARCIA CROSS gives her opinion on why Brits love her character BREE VAN DE KAMP in the US show Desperate Housewives. </p>
Quote: <p>"I never thought I would get married, so it's really weird. Now, I'm really excited at the thought of this commitment." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star MARCIA CROSS on her summer (06) wedding to Tom Mahoney. </p>
Fact: <p>Veteran US soap star Linda Dano is to join the cast of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES - she'll play FRANCINE WILLIAMS, the mother of BREE VAN DE KAMP's (MARCIA CROSS) boyfriend GEORGE (Roger Bart). </p>
Quote: <p>"All those years, you're trying to tune the radio and there's all that static. And one day you just tune in and it's the right person." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star MARCIA CROSS on meeting her fiance Tom Mahoney. </p>