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Marcia Anne Cross was born on 25th March, 1962 in Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress well known for her roles in popular television series such as “Melrose Place” (1992–1997) and “Desperate Housewives” (2004-12). Marcia Cross has been active in the industry since 1984.

Wonder, how rich is she? It has been reported that currently Marcia Cross’ estimated net worth is as much as $45 million. Acting is the main source of her wealth.

Marcia Cross Net Worth $45 Million

She was born into a family of a teacher, Janet Cross, and a personnel manager, Mark Cross. Marcia has two sisters. In 1984 Marcia graduated from Juilliard having a bachelor degree in acting. In 2003 she graduated from Antioch University Los Angeles with a master’s degree in psychology.

Firstly, Marcia Cross debuted on television in the daytime soap opera “The Edge of Night” (1984). Later, she appeared in other soap operas as “Another World” (1986), “One Life to Live” (1986–1987) and others. More, she appeared in several television films including “Brass” (1985), “George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation” (1986), “The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James” (1986) and “Storm and Sorrow” (1990). Marcia really rose to prominence when appearing in the soap opera “Melrose Place” (1992–1997) in the role of Kimberly Shaw. Even though the series received mixed reviews from critics, TV addicts loved that one and it owned high ratings. More, it increased the net worth and popularity of the actress very much. Afterwards, Marcia appeared in episodes of various television series including “Ned & Stacey” (1997), “Touched by an Angel” (1999), “Boy Meets World” (1999), “The Outer Limits” (1999), “Hello Charlie” (2000), “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (2001), “The King of Queens” (2002–2003). However, the best role Marcia has landed so far is the role of Bree Van de Kamp in the series “Desperate Housewives” (2004–2012) created by Marc Cherry. Cross won a Satellite Award as the Best Actress in Television Series Musical or Comedy and shared two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series with the rest of the cast. To add more, she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Satellite Award, Prism Award and TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy.

Furthermore, Marcia Cross landed a few roles on the big screen. She was cast in supporting roles in the films “Bad Influence” (1990) directed by Curtis Hanson, “Just Peck” (2009) directed by Michael A. Nickles and “Bringing Up Bobby” (2011) directed, written and produced by Famke Janssen. In 1996, she starred in the lead role in the film “Always Say Goodbye” (1996) directed and written by Joshua Beckett.

In her personal life, Marcia Cross was in a long-term relationship with the actor Richard Jordan. They were together until his death though he was 25 years senior. In 2006, she married Tom Mahoney, who worked as a stockbroker. In 2007, at the age of 45 she gave birth to twin girls after a successful in vitro fertilization program.

Quick Facts

Birth date: March 25, 1962
Birth place: Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Profession:Actress
Education:Juilliard, Antioch University Los Angeles
Nationality:American
Spouse:Tom Mahoney (m. 2006)
Children:Savannah Mahoney, Eden Mahoney
Awards:Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (2006 (2006), 2005), Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy 2006)
Nominations:Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Satellite Award, Prism Award, TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy
Movies:“Bad Influence” (1990), “Just Peck” (2009), “Bringing Up Bobby” (2011), “Always Say Goodbye” (1996)
TV shows:“Ned & Stacey” (1997), “Touched by an Angel” (1999), “Boy Meets World” (1999), “The Outer Limits” (1999), “Hello Charlie” (2000), “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (2001), “The King of Queens” (2002–2003), “Melrose Place” (1992–1997), “Desperate Housewives” (2004-2012),
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Gave birth to twin daughters (her first and second child) at age 44, Savannah Rose Mahoney and Eden Geneva Mahoney on February 20, 2007 about two months prematurely after she was on a rest bed since January. They were conceived via IFV. Children's father is her husband, Tom Mahoney.
2Her friend, Dana Delany, was the original choice for the role of Bree Van de Kamp on Desperate Housewives (2004). Delany was later cast as Katherine Mayfair.
3Was 7 months pregnant with her twins Savannah and Eden when she completed filming the third series of Desperate Housewives (2004).
4Missed seven episodes of Desperate Housewives (2004), near the end of the 2006-2007 season, due to her maternity leave.
5Was considered for the role of Madeleine White in Inside Man (2006), but was not able to due to her commitment to the television series Desperate Housewives (2004). Jodie Foster got the role.
6Practices yoga with Kelly Rutherford and Lisa Rinna.
7Named one of People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People in the World (2008).
8Her favorite charity is the Panzi Hospital in East Congo.
9Has an older sister named Susan and a younger sister named Ellen.
10Cross, along with her Desperate Housewives (2004) castmates Brenda Strong and Teri Hatcher, has guest-starred on Seinfeld (1989) unlike the other two, though, Cross only appeared in one episode.
11During a 2005 interview with the Desperate Housewives (2004) stars, she was visibly delighted when Jamie Theakston pronounced her name as "Mar-see-ah". Cross turned to her co-star, Eva Longoria, 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".
12Her 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.
13Was named the Most Beautiful Person at the 2005 Emmy Awards.
14Ranked #91 on People magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People in the World (2006).
15Has 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 than five hours. Without the medication, the pain completely wipes her out for up to a full day.
16She and Desperate Housewives (2004) co-star Teri Hatcher both made guest appearances on Seinfeld (1989) as prospective girlfriends of Jerry Seinfeld.
17Placed 20 on E! Television's list of "The 50 Most Wicked Women of Primetime" for playing Kimberly Shaw on Melrose Place (1992).
18Placed 28 on VH1's list of "The 40 Hottest People Over 40" in 2005.
19She 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).
20Was the last of the four main actresses of Desperate Housewives (2004) to get married for the first time in real-life.
21Nominated for her first awards in 2004 - Golden Globe, Golden Satelitte Award, TV Guide Award and SAG Award.
22Longtime companion of Richard Jordan, until his death in 1993; since then, she did not date anyone seriously, until her engagement in 2005.
23Has played a doctor on Melrose Place (1992), Everwood (2002) and the Seinfeld (1989) episode Seinfeld: The Slicer (1997).
24Received her Master's degree in psychology from Antioch University Los Angeles (2003).
25Received her Bachelor's degree in Acting from the Juilliard School in New York City (1984).


Net Worth & Salary

TitleSalary
Desperate Housewives (2004)Season 2 - $250,000 per episode
Desperate Housewives (2004)$400,000 /episode (2010-11)
Desperate Housewives (2004)$400,000 /episode (2009-10)


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Prominent brow
2Red hair and blue eyes


Quotes

#Quote
1Sorry, I'd much rather be gay than sleep with you just to prove I wasn't.
2My little secret is that every once in a while, I'll drive to the yogurt store and sit and eat it in the car.
3I never thought I would live Kimberly Shaw down. So the fact that I've got another character, very different, under my belt is great.
4I'm really thrilled that I met someone that I want to spend the rest of my life with.
5I think beauty comes from being happy and connected to the people we love.
6[on Madonna] We used to swim at the same pool. She'd get out and put all this jewelry on - and I'd go home with my wet hair. (In Style magazine, September 2006)
7[on the huge success of Desperate Housewives (2004)] The show has only been on, for like, five minutes; give it some time to settle in.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsComedy Lead ActressDesperate Housewives (2004)
2006Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsPerformer of the Year
2006Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Series, Comedy or MusicalDesperate Housewives (2004)
2006ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)· Roger Bart
· Andrea Bowen
· Mehcad Brooks
· Ricardo Chavira
· Steven Culp
· James Denton
· Teri Hatcher
· Felicity Huffman
· Brent Kinsman
· Shane Kinsman
· Eva Longoria
· Mark Moses
· Doug Savant
· Nicollette Sheridan
· Brenda Strong
· Alfre Woodard
2005ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)· Andrea Bowen
· Ricardo Chavira
· Steven Culp
· James Denton
· Teri Hatcher
· Felicity Huffman
· Cody Kasch
· Eva Longoria
· Jesse Metcalfe
· Mark Moses
· Nicollette Sheridan
· Brenda Strong
2004OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsComedy Lead ActressDesperate Housewives (2004)
2012Prism AwardPrism AwardsPerformance in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)
2009Prism AwardPrism AwardsPerformance in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)
2009ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)· Kendall Applegate
· Andrea Bowen
· Charlie Carver
· Max Carver
· Ricardo Chavira
· Dana Delany
· James Denton
· Lyndsy Fonseca
· Rachel G. Fox
· Teri Hatcher
· Zane Huett
· Felicity Huffman
· Brent Kinsman
· Shane Kinsman
· Joy Jorgensen
· Eva Longoria
· Kyle MacLachlan
· Neal McDonough
· Joshua Logan Moore
· Shawn Pyfrom
· Doug Savant
· Nicollette Sheridan
· Brenda Strong
2008Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsComedy Lead ActressDesperate Housewives (2004)
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)· Andrea Bowen
· Ricardo Chavira
· Dana Delany
· James Denton
· Nathan Fillion
· Lyndsy Fonseca
· Rachel G. Fox
· Teri Hatcher
· Zane Huett
· Felicity Huffman
· Kathryn Joosten
· Brent Kinsman
· Shane Kinsman
· Joy Jorgensen
· Eva Longoria
· Kyle MacLachlan
· Shawn Pyfrom
· Doug Savant
· Dougray Scott
· Nicollette Sheridan
· John Slattery
· Brenda Strong
2007Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalDesperate Housewives (2004)
2007Prism AwardPrism AwardsPerformance in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)
2007ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)· Andrea Bowen
· Richard Burgi
· Mehcad Brooks
· Ricardo Chavira
· James Denton
· Teri Hatcher
· Josh Henderson
· Zane Huett
· Felicity Huffman
· Kathryn Joosten
· Nashawn Kearse
· Brent Kinsman
· Shane Kinsman
· Joy Jorgensen
· Eva Longoria
· Kyle MacLachlan
· Laurie Metcalf
· Shawn Pyfrom
· Doug Savant
· Dougray Scott
· Nicollette Sheridan
· Brenda Strong
· Kiersten Warren
· Alfre Woodard
2006Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalDesperate Housewives (2004)
2006Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearDesperate Housewives (2004)· Andrea Bowen
· Mehcad Brooks
· Richard Burgi
· Ricardo Chavira
· James Denton
· Harriet Sansom Harris
· Teri Hatcher
· Zane Huett
· Felicity Huffman
· Cody Kasch
· Brent Kinsman
· Shane Kinsman
· Joy Jorgensen
· Eva Longoria
· Mark Moses
· Shawn Pyfrom
· Doug Savant
· Nicollette Sheridan
· Brenda Strong
· Alfre Woodard
2006OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)
2005Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalDesperate Housewives (2004)
2005Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)
2005Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsPerformer of the Year
2005Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsComedy Lead ActressDesperate Housewives (2004)
2005OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)
2005Prism AwardPrism AwardsPerformance in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)
2005Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Series, Comedy or MusicalDesperate Housewives (2004)
2005TCA AwardTelevision Critics Association AwardsIndividual Achievement in ComedyDesperate Housewives (2004)
2005WIN AwardWomen's Image Network AwardsActress in Drama SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Behind the Curtain of Night2016post-productionThe Boss
Quantico2015-2016TV SeriesClaire Haas
All the Way to the Ocean2016ShortNarrator (voice)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2015TV SeriesCharmaine Briggs
Fatrick2014TV MovieArlene
Desperate Housewives2004-2012TV SeriesBree Van De Kamp Bree Hodge
Bringing Up Bobby2011Mary
Just Peck2009Cheryl Peck
Desperate Housewives: Oprah Winfrey Is the New Neighbor2005TV ShortBree Van De Kamp
Everwood2003-2004TV SeriesDr. Linda Abbott
The Wind Effect2003Video shortMolly
The King of Queens2002-2003TV SeriesDebi / Debi Haller
Bank2002VideoAmerican actress
Eastwick2002TV MovieJane Spofford
Bad News Mr. Swanson2001TV MovieDoctor Knoll
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2001TV SeriesJulia Fairmont
Living in Fear2001TV MovieRebecca Haussman
Strong Medicine2001TV SeriesLinda Loren
Ally McBeal2000TV SeriesMyra Robbins
Spin City2000TV SeriesJoan Calvin
Profiler2000TV SeriesPamela Martin
Dancing in September2000Lydia Gleason
Touched by an Angel1999TV SeriesLauren Bradley
Boy Meets World1999TV SeriesRhiannon Lawrence
The Outer Limits1999TV SeriesKatherine Woods
Target Earth1998TV MovieKaren Mackaphe
Ned and Stacey1997TV SeriesDiana Huntley
Seinfeld1997TV SeriesDr. Sara Sitarides
Always Say Goodbye1997Anne Kidwell
Melrose Place1992-1997TV SeriesDr. Kimberly Shaw Dr. Kimberly Shaw Mancini Betsy Jones ...
All She Ever Wanted1996TV MovieRachel Stockman
Female Perversions1996Beth Stephens
Mother's Day1995TV MovieDenise
Ripple1995ShortAli
Burke's Law1995TV SeriesLeslie Dolan
X-Men 2: Clone Wars1995Video GameJean Grey (voice)
M.A.N.T.I.S.1994TV MovieLila McEwan
Raven1993TV SeriesCarla Dellatory
X-Men1993Video GameJean Grey (voice)
Herman's Head1992TV SeriesPrincess Gillian
Murder, She Wrote1992TV SeriesMarci Bowman
Knots Landing1991-1992TV SeriesVictoria Broyelard Victoria Broyard
Pros and Cons1991TV SeriesLynn
Jake and the Fatman1991TV SeriesMarci Terrel
Storm and Sorrow1990TV MovieMarty Hoy
Bad Influence1990Ruth Fielding
Quantum Leap1990TV SeriesStephanie Heywood
Doctor Doctor1989TV SeriesLesley North
Who's the Boss?1989TV SeriesKelly
Booker1989TV SeriesSherrie Binford
Just Temporary1989TV MovieAmy
Cheers1989TV SeriesSusan Howe
It's Garry Shandling's Show.1989TV SeriesChristine
Almost Grown1988TV SeriesLesley Foley
One Life to Live1987-1988TV SeriesKate Sanders / Kate Sanders (1986-1988)
Pros & Cons1986TV MovieLynn Erskine
George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation1986TV MovieAnne Bingham
Tales from the Darkside1986TV SeriesMarie Alcott
The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James1986TV MovieSarah Hite
Stephen King's Golden Tales1985Video
Brass1985TV MovieVictoria Willis
The Edge of Night1984TV SeriesLiz Correll
Another World1964TV SeriesTanya (1986)

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Desperate Housewives Special: The More You Know, the Juicier It Gets2006TV Movie special thanks
Desperate Housewives Special: All the Juicy Details2006TV Movie special thanks
Desperate Housewives Special: Sorting Out the Dirty Laundry2005TV Movie special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Stand Up to Cancer2016TV SpecialHerself
The Talk2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Desperate Housewives: I Guess This Is Goodbye2012Video documentary shortHerself
The Nate Berkus Show2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Rachael Ray2006-2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Good Morning America2004-2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Live with Kelly and Michael2004-2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2004-2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
2011 ALMA Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
Caiga quien caiga - CQC2011TV SeriesHerself
Stand Up to Cancer2010TV SpecialHerself
Entertainment Tonight2007-2010TV SeriesHerself
The View2005-2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself - Co-Host
I Know Things Now: Desperate Housewives Celebrates 1002009Video shortHerself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Martha2005-2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Late Show with David Letterman2005-2008TV SeriesHerself - Guest
E! Live from the Red Carpet2006-2008TV SeriesHerself
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Infanity2008TV Series documentaryHerself
Speechless2008TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
InStyle: Celebrity Weddings2007TV MovieHerself
The Megan Mullally Show2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995-2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest
2006 ALMA Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
Corazón de...2005-2006TV SeriesHerself
SoapTalk2004-2006TV SeriesHerself
12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
Showbiz Tonight2006TV SeriesHerself
The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards2006TV Movie documentaryHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Today2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Young Hollywood Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
The WIN Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2000-2005TV Series documentaryHerself
The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2005TV SpecialHerself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List2005TV SeriesHerself
The Tony Danza Show2004-2005TV SeriesHerself - Guest
16th Annual GLAAD Media Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
Richard & Judy2005TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 59th Annual Tony Awards2005TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Leading Actress in a Play
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2004-2005TV SeriesHerself - Guest
77th Annual Academy Awards - UK2005TV SpecialHerself
11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2005TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Primetime2005TV Series documentaryHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2004-2005TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards2005TV Special documentaryHerself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Made for TV Movie / Nominee: Best Actress in a Television Series [Musical or Comedy]
The 31st Annual People's Choice Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
Dr. Phil2004TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Life & Style2004TV SeriesHerself
When Melrose Place Ruled the World2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2004TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Intimate Portrait2002-2003TV Series documentaryHerself
A Day in the Lives of 'Melrose Place'1994TV MovieHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt2012TV SeriesHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2009TV Series documentaryHerself
How TV Changed Britain2008TV Series documentaryBree Van De Kamp
Seitenblicke2008TV Series documentaryBree Hodge
Reinventando Hollywood2008TV Movie documentaryBree Hodge
The O'Reilly Factor2007TV SeriesHerself
Desperate Housewives Special: Secrets and Lies2007TV MovieBree Van De Kamp
La noche desesperada2007TV MovieHerself / Bree Van De Kamp
Desperate Housewives Special: The Juiciest Bites2007TV MovieBree Van De Kamp
Corazón de...2005-2006TV SeriesHerself / Bree Van De Kamp
Desperate Housewives Special: The More You Know, the Juicier It Gets2006TV MovieBree Van De Kamp (uncredited)
Desperate Housewives Special: All the Juicy Details2006TV MovieBree Van De Kamp (uncredited)
Desperate Housewives Special: Sorting Out the Dirty Laundry2005TV MovieBree Van De Kamp (uncredited)
50 Most Wicked Women of Primetime2004TV Movie documentaryDr. Kimberly Shaw Mancini - Melrose Place
I Love the '90s2004TV Series documentaryDr. Kimberly Shaw
Daytime's Greatest Weddings2004Video documentaryKate Sanders Roberts

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