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Marcia Cross

Marcia Cross is a television actress of American origins. She became well known when she played in the role of Dr Kimberly Shaw in the fox soap opera known as Melrose Place while she also played as Bree Van De Kamp on ABC Comedy drama series called Desperate Housewives and she was nominated three times for the Golden Globe Award since she was the Best Actress in the Musical and Comedy. She was nominated for Five Screen actors for Guild Awards and she was a Primetime Emmy two times to be an outstanding Lead actress of Comedy Series.

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Cross had been born in the state of Massachusetts in the city of Marlborough and she is of English and Irish descent. She is among the three daughters born of Janet and she was raised as a catholic. She went to Marlborough High school and from there she finished the school in the year 1980. After finishing high, she got a half scholarship to attend Julliard and she graduated there in the year 1984 with the BFA in the acting. Cross went back to school in the year 1997 when she did a master degree in the psychology and she got Antioch University Los Angeles in the year 2003.

From her biography, Marcia Cross started television acting career in the year 1984 and she was in the soap opera called Edge of Night. She was then relocated in the New York and to Los Angeles and afterwards, she landed the roles in the television movies called The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James where Kris Kristofferson and Johnny Cash were the co-stars. She was also in a cast of ABC daytime soap opera called one life to live and she was playing in the role of Kate Sanders up to 1987. She was following it with the guest starring role on a primetime shows called Who is the Boss, Cheers, Knots Landing and Quantum Leap.

In the 1992, she got the role of playing as Dr Kimberly show for a fox primetime soap opera called Melrose Place and she left for its fifth season. She was also in other episodes like The King of Queens, Spin City, Ally McBeal, Boy Meets World and Seinfeld. She had dramatic roles which included the appearance in Touched by An Angel, Strong Medicine and Strong Medicine.

Marcia Cross was the companion of Richard Jordan who is an actor and 25 years her senior. He died because of the brain tumor. She got married to Tom Mahoney. Her husband is a stockbroker and she underwent in vitro fertilization after the wedding and she got fraternal twin daughters before 45th birthday. They are yet to ask for the divorce. Her net worth is 30 million dollars and for her natural hair color, it is red even if she may use different colors depending on the role she is having.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 25 Mar, 1962
Age: 58 yrs
Occupations: Actor
Television actor
Film actor
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Marlborough
Education: Juilliard School
Antioch University
Antioch College
Gender: Female
Description: American actress
Net Worth 2021: 30 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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