Eva Jacqueline Longoria (born March 15, 1975)is an American television and film actress. She has received two Screen Actors Awards and was nominated for a Golden Globe Awards. Longoria promotes humanitarian causes and was named Philanthropist of the year.
Longoria is known for her roles as Isabelle Brana on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless from 2001 to 2003, and as Gabrielle Solis on the ABC television series Desperate Housewives . For her work on Desperate Housewives, she received a Golden Globe Awards nomination. She has also starred in films such as Harsh Times (2005),The Sentiel (2006), and Over Her Dead Bady (2008).