59 years old (Born on March 25, 1962)
American actress; She is famous from Melrose Place, Desperate Housewives.She and "Desperate Housewives" (2004) co-star Teri Hatcher both made guest appearances on "Seinfeld" (1990) as prospective girlfriends of Jerry Seinfeld. Nominated for her first awards in 2004 - Golden Globe, Golden Satelitte Award, TV Guide Award and SAG Award. During a 2005 interview with the "Desperate Housewives" (2004) stars, Marcia was visibly delighted when Jamie Theakston pronounced her name as "Mar- see-ah". The actress turned to her co-star, Eva Longoria Parker, and stated that she loves the way British people pronounce her name. It was revealed that although most Americans called her "Marsha", her co-star Longoria calls her "Mar-see-ah". Her favorite charity is the Panzi Hospital in East Congo. Spouse: Tom Mahoney (24 June 2006 - present) 2 children
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Fun Facts About Marcia Cross
She and her future "Desperate Housewives" (2004) co-star, Brenda Strong, both starred in "Everwood" (2002). Strong guest-starred in a few episodes while Cross was a steady cast-member from 2003-2004. They never were in the same episodes. They also both guest-starred in different episodes of "Ally McBeal" (1997).
Has suffered from migraine headaches since the age of 14. She is a paid spokesperson for GlaxoSmithKline's migraine medication. She says she takes the medication when the first signs of the onset of migraine occur. With the medication, the pain is bearable and rarely lasts more then five hours. Without the medication, the pain completely wipes her out for up to a full day.
Education: Was graduated from the Juilliard School in New York, and Earned master`s degree in psychology at LA`s Antioch University.
Married Tom Mahoney in San Gabriel, California at the Church of Our Savior Episcopal Parish
Wore a wedding dress by Reem Acra
She and her husband, Tom Mahoney, are expecting their first child in Spring 2007
Placed 20 on E! Television's List Of "The 50 Most Wicked Women of Primetime" for playing Kimberly Shaw on "Melrose Place" (1992).
It was Rumored that her & Hugh O'Connor dated while filming the 1985 TV Movie Brass. (google.com)
Longtime companion of Richard Jordan, until his death in 1993; since then, she did not date anyone seriously, until her engagement in 2005.
Was named The Most Beautiful Person At The 2005 Emmy Awards
Engaged to stockbroker, Tom Mahoney (b. 1958), in August, 2005.
Has an older sister named Susan and a younger sister named Ellen.
Her sister Susan was maid of honor at her wedding to Mahoney and her nephew Jared the ring bearer. Her other sister Ellen sang the song "Only Love Remains" for Marcia and her husband.
She and her husband, Tom Mahoney, became the parents of fraternal twins daughters named Eden and Savannah, on February 20, 2007 in Los Angeles.
Among the 220 guests at her wedding were Eva Longoria Parker, Felicity Huffman, Brenda Strong and William H. Macy.
Played a doctor on "Melrose Place" (1992), "Everwood" (2002) and episode #9.7 of "Seinfeld" (1990).
Family: Father Mark, mother Janet, sisters Susan and Ellen
Twin daughters Eden and Savannah were christened on Sunday 17th June 2007 in a family ceremony at Santa Barbara's Trinity Episcopal Church.
Placed 28 on VH1's List Of "The 40 Hottest People Over 40" In 2005.
Cross, along with her "Desperate Housewives" (2004) cast mates Brenda Strong and Teri Hatcher, has guest-starred on "Seinfeld" (1990) like the other two, though, Cross only appeared in one episode.
Was the last of the four main actresses of "Desperate Housewives" (2004) to get married for the first time in real-life.
Placed 91 on People Magazine's List Of "The 100 Most Beautiful People In The World" In 2006.