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Eva Longoria fans
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This Community is for any fans of the talented and beautiful actress Eva Longoria. Here you can talk with other fans about anything that has to do with her, share pictures, request Eva icons and more. For anyone who misses a night of Desperate Housewives there will be weekly updates on what happened with Gabrielle Solis on that week's show. This way fans can be informed on what is going on with Eva's character on Desperate Housewives.

1. No hateful stuff posted about Eva.(No Anti-Eva crap)
2. Respect other fans

DOB : March 15, 1975
Ethnicity : Mexican
Height : 5'2"
Hair/Eyes : Brown/brown
Education : Texas A&M, Kingsville(received her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology)

Eva Longoria is the youngest of four sisters and grew up on a ranch in Corpus Christi, Texas. She attended Texas A&M-Kingsville, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. After graduating from college, she entered a talent contest that brought her to Los Angeles, where she was spotted and subsequently signed by a theatrical agent.

Longoria’s timing couldn’t have been better, and she was determined to see where her acting dreams would take her. Her persistence has certainly paid off. After landing roles on “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “General Hospital,” and co-starring on “Beverly Hills, 90210,” she auditioned and won the role of “Isabella” on the popular series “The Young and the Restless",for which she won an Alma award for "Outstanding Actress in a daytime drama". After her sucess in daytime TV Eva was casted to play Gabrielle Solis in the now explosively popular show, "'Desperate Housewives".

Since then Eva has gone on to be listed as People's 25 most Beautiful people and voted #1 on Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100" for TWO years in a row(which had never been done before). Her acting talent also hasn't gone un noticed. She's was nominated for a Golden Globe award and won a Screen Actors Guild award along with the cast of Desperate Housewives. Longoria's popularity has reached such heights that industry giants such as Pepsi and L'Oreal have chosen her to star in commercials for their products.

Longoria's future in movies is also growing. Eva recently had her big screen debut in the action thriller "The Sentinel" along with big names, Michael Douglas and Keifer Sutherland. Her second movie "Harsh Times" will hit movie theaters this year. In 2007 fans will get to see Eva in a romantic comedy titled "How I Met My Boyfriend's Dead Fiance". She also signed on to lend her voice to an animated character in the movie "Food Fight" which will also premiere in '07.

Longoria’s career is now successfully launched. She still considers herself blessed to have had the opportunity to work on the No. 1 daytime drama. Longoria currently lives in Los Angeles, where she spends her off-time engaging in all types of sports, ranging from rock climbing to motocross and kick boxing to yoga. Pastimes also include salsa dancing, crocheting and home decorating. She has a passion for the study of Latino literature and history, and is politically active throughout California and nationally with various organizations in the pursuit of advancing Latino rights.