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Marc Cherry


Marc Cherry was born on March 23, 1962 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Marc Hallon Cherry. He is a writer and producer, known for Desperate Housewives (2004), The Golden Girls (1985) and Devious Maids (2013). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Desperate Housewives
(2004-2012)
The Golden Girls
(1990-1992)
Devious Maids
Devious Maids Writer
(2013-2016)
The 5 Mrs. Buchanans
(1994-1995)

Filmography

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  Untitled Soap Opera Project (TV Movie) (creator) / (written by) (announced)
 2017 Red Blooded (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2017) ... (creator)
  Devious Maids (TV Series) (created for American television by - 36 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (creator - 12 episodes, 2013) (written by - 5 episodes, 2013 - 2015) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2013) (television story - 1 episode, 2013)
- I Saw the Shine (2016) ... (created for American television by)
- Grime and Punishment (2016) ... (created for American television by)
- Much Ado About Buffing (2016) ... (created for American television by)
- Blood, Sweat and Smears (2016) ... (created for American television by)
- The Maid Who Knew Too Much (2016) ... (created for American television by)
 2015 Cheerleader Death Squad (TV Movie)
  Desperate Housewives (TV Series) (created by - 179 episodes, 2004 - 2012) (written by - 18 episodes, 2004 - 2012) (teleplay by - 2 episodes, 2006)
- Finishing the Hat (2012) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Give Me the Blame (2012) ... (creator)
- The People Will Hear (2012) ... (creator)
- Lost My Power (2012) ... (creator)
- With So Little to Be Sure Of (2012) ... (creator)
 2011 Hallelujah (TV Movie)
  Head Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2009) (additional material - 1 episode, 2008)
- Talk to the List (2009) ... (writer)
- El Finks (2008) ... (additional material)
 2008 Amas de casa desesperadas (TV Series) (creator - 2008)
 2007 Donas de Casa Desesperadas (TV Series) (creator - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 ... (creator)
- Episode #1.1 ... (creator)
- Bem lá no fundo ... (creator)
 2007 Amas de casa desesperadas (TV Series) (creator - 23 episodes)
- Adiós por ahora (2007) ... (creator)
- Un día maravilloso (2007) ... (creator)
- Domingo en el parque con Jorge (2007) ... (creator)
- Ya no temas (2007) ... (creator)
- Vive sola y me gusta (2007) ... (creator)
 2006 Amas de casa desesperadas (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 19 episodes)
- Episode #1.23 (2006) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.22 (2006) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.21 (2006) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.20 (2006) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.19 (2006) ... (creator)
  Some of My Best Friends (TV Series) (1 episode) (developer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2001) ... (creator)
- The Marriage Counselor ... (writer)
 1998 Rude Awakening (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Lucky for Me Her Breast Exploded (1998) ... (written by)
  The Crew (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1995) (creator - 1 episode, 1995)
- Invitation to a Wedding (1995) ... (written by)
- The New Pilot, Literally (1995) ... (creator)
  The 5 Mrs. Buchanans (TV Series) (creator - 17 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (written by - 2 episodes, 1994)
- Viv'acious (1995) ... (creator)
- Never on the Road Again (1995) ... (creator)
- Becoming a Buchanan (1995) ... (creator)
- The Heart of the Matter (1995) ... (creator)
- All About Bree (1995) ... (creator)
 1992-1993 The Golden Palace (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Tad (1993) ... (written by)
- Marriage on the Rocks with a Twist (1992) ... (written by)
- Seems Like Old Times: Part 1 (1992) ... (written by)
- Miles, We Hardly Knew Ye (1992) ... (written by)
 1990-1992 The Golden Girls (TV Series) (written by - 11 episodes)
- Journey to the Center of Attention (1992) ... (written by)
- Old Boyfriends (1992) ... (written by)
- Dateline: Miami (1991) ... (written by)
- Beauty and the Beast (1991) ... (written by)
- What a Difference a Date Makes (1991) ... (written by)
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special) (segment "The Golden Girls")
 1989 Homeroom (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Prior to starting work on 'Desperate Housewives,' he was $30,000 in debt. and had to sell his house.

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Personal Quote:

I was washed up. People just weren't excited by my name... That's one of the reasons I had to write something really smart.... That desperation you feel permeating the script is pretty real.

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