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Marcia Anne Cross was born on March 25, 1962 in Marlborough, Massachusetts. As a child, Marcia always wanted to be an actress, so she set out to have a career in acting. Cross graduated from the Julliard School in New York, a naturally gifted girl. Her career began in 1984, when she joined the cast of the daytime soap opera The Edge of Night (1956)... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives Bree Van De Kamp / Bree Hodge
(2004-2012)
Everwood
Everwood Dr. Linda Abbott
(2003-2004)
Quantum Leap
Quantum Leap Stephanie Heywood
(1990)
Melrose Place
Melrose Place Dr. Kimberly Shaw / Dr. Kimberly Shaw Mancini / Betsy Jones / Betsy Johnson / Rita
(1992-1997)

Filmography

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 2015-2017 Quantico (TV Series)
Claire Haas / President Claire Haas
- GLOBALREACH (2017) ... Claire Haas
- MHORDER (2017) ... Claire Haas
- KUMONK (2017) ... President Claire Haas
- LNWILT (2017) ... President Claire Haas
- EPICSHELTER (2017) ... Claire Haas
 2016 All the Way to the Ocean (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2015 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Charmaine Briggs
- December Solstice (2015) ... Charmaine Briggs
 2014 Fatrick (TV Movie)
Arlene
 2004-2012 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Bree Van De Kamp / Bree Hodge
- Finishing the Hat (2012) ... Bree Van De Kamp
- Give Me the Blame (2012) ... Bree Van De Kamp
- The People Will Hear (2012) ... Bree Van De Kamp
- Lost My Power (2012) ... Bree Van De Kamp
- With So Little to Be Sure Of (2012) ... Bree Van De Kamp
 2011 Bringing Up Bobby
Mary
 2009 Just Peck
Cheryl Peck
 2005 Desperate Housewives: Oprah Winfrey Is the New Neighbor (TV Short)
Bree Van De Kamp
 2003-2004 Everwood (TV Series)
Dr. Linda Abbott
- Do or Die (2004) ... Dr. Linda Abbott
- Sick (2004) ... Dr. Linda Abbott
- Last Looks (2004) ... Dr. Linda Abbott
- Unfinished Business (2004) ... Dr. Linda Abbott
- Unspoken Truths (2004) ... Dr. Linda Abbott
 2003 The Wind Effect (Video short)
Molly
 2002-2003 The King of Queens (TV Series)
Debi Ross / Debi Haller
- Golden Moldy (2003) ... Debi Ross
- Window Pain (2002) ... Debi Haller
 2002 Bank (Video)
American actress
 2002 Eastwick (TV Movie)
Jane Spofford
 2001 Bad News Mr. Swanson (TV Movie)
Doctor Knoll
 2001 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Julia Fairmont
- Organ Grinder (2001) ... Julia Fairmont
 2001 Living in Fear (TV Movie)
Rebecca Haussman
 2001 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Linda Loren
- Impaired (2001) ... Linda Loren
 2000 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Myra Robbins
- Girls' Night Out (2000) ... Myra Robbins
 2000 Spin City (TV Series)
Joan Calvin
- Hello Charlie (2000) ... Joan Calvin
 2000 Profiler (TV Series)
Pamela Martin
- Proteus (2000) ... Pamela Martin
 2000 Dancing in September
Lydia Gleason
 1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Lauren Bradley
- The Whole Truth and Nothing But... (1999) ... Lauren Bradley
 1999 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Rhiannon Lawrence
- It's About Time (1999) ... Rhiannon Lawrence
- No Such Thing as a Sure Thing (1999) ... Rhiannon Lawrence
- For Love and Apartments (1999) ... Rhiannon Lawrence
 1999 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Katherine Woods
- Summit (1999) ... Katherine Woods
 1998 Target Earth (TV Movie)
Karen Mackaphe
 1997 Ned and Stacey (TV Series)
Diana Huntley
- Scenes from a Muffin Shop (1997) ... Diana Huntley
- The Errand Girl ... Diana Huntley
- Sex, Lies, and Commercials ... Diana Huntley
 1997 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Dr. Sara Sitarides
- The Slicer (1997) ... Dr. Sara Sitarides
 1997 Always Say Goodbye
Anne Kidwell
 1992-1997 Melrose Place (TV Series)
Dr. Kimberly Shaw / Dr. Kimberly Shaw Mancini / Betsy Jones / ...
- The Dead Wives Club (1997) ... Dr. Kimberly Shaw Mancini
- Last Exit to Ohio (1997) ... Dr. Kimberly Shaw Mancini
- From Here to Maternity (1997) ... Dr. Kimberly Shaw Mancini
- 101 Damnations (1997) ... Dr. Kimberly Shaw Mancini
- Screams from a Marriage (1997) ... Dr. Kimberly Shaw Mancini
 1996 All She Ever Wanted (TV Movie)
Rachel Stockman
 1996 Female Perversions
Beth Stephens
 1995 Mother's Day (TV Movie)
Denise
 1995 Ripple (Short)
Ali
 1995 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Leslie Dolan
- Who Killed the Highest Bidder? (1995) ... Leslie Dolan
 1995 X-Men 2: Clone Wars (Video Game)
Jean Grey (voice)
 1994 M.A.N.T.I.S. (TV Movie)
Lila McEwan
 1993 Raven (TV Series)
Carla Dellatory
- Death Games (1993) ... Carla Dellatory
 1993 X-Men (Video Game)
Jean Grey (voice)
 1992 Herman's Head (TV Series)
Princess Gillian
- Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1992) ... Princess Gillian
 1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Marci Bowman
- Ever After (1992) ... Marci Bowman
 1991-1992 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Victoria Broyelard / Victoria Broyard
- Letting Go (1992) ... Victoria Broyard
- And the Walls Came Tumbling Down (1992) ... Victoria Broyelard
- Lost at Sea (1991) ... Victoria Broyelard
- Victoria's Secret (1991) ... Victoria Broyelard
- 1001 Nights of Anne Matheson (1991) ... Victoria Broyelard
 1991 Pros and Cons (TV Series)
Lynn
- Murder Most Perfect (1991) ... Lynn
 1991 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Marci Terrel
- You Don't Know Me (1991) ... Marci Terrel
 1990 Storm and Sorrow (TV Movie)
Marty Hoy
 1990 Bad Influence
Ruth Fielding
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Stephanie Heywood
- Good Night, Dear Heart - November 9, 1957 (1990) ... Stephanie Heywood
 1989 Doctor Doctor (TV Series)
Lesley North
- Bachelor Doctor (1989) ... Lesley North
 1989 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Kelly
- Mother and Child Disunion (1989) ... Kelly
 1989 Booker (TV Series)
Sherrie Binford
- Razing Arrizola (1989) ... Sherrie Binford
 1989 Just Temporary (TV Movie)
Amy
 1989 Cheers (TV Series)
Susan Howe
- Sisterly Love (1989) ... Susan Howe
 1989 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series)
Christine
- Ruth's Place (1989) ... Christine
 1988 Almost Grown (TV Series)
Lesley Foley
- Pilot (1988) ... Lesley Foley
 1987-1988 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Kate Sanders
- Episode #1.5232 (1988) ... Kate Sanders
- Episode #1.4993 (1988) ... Kate Sanders
- Episode #1.4744 (1987) ... Kate Sanders
- Episode #1.4976 (1987) ... Kate Sanders
- Episode #1.4786 (1987) ... Kate Sanders
 1986 Pros & Cons (TV Movie)
Lynn Erskine
 1986 George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (TV Movie)
Anne Bingham
 1986 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Marie Alcott
- Strange Love (1986) ... Marie Alcott
 1986 The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James (TV Movie)
Sarah Hite
 1985 Stephen King's Golden Tales (Video)
Marie Alcott (segment "Strange Love")
 1985 Brass (TV Movie)
Victoria Willis
 1984 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Liz Correll
- Episode #1.7420 (1984) ... Liz Correll
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Tanya (1986)
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My little secret is that every once in a while, I'll drive to the yogurt store and sit and eat it in the car. See more »

Trivia:

Has 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. See more »

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Red hair and blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

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