Plays Bree Van De Kamp
In 2005 and 2006 Marcia Cross was nominated for a
Golden Globe Award in the Best Actress category. She was also
nominated for an Emmy Award in the Best Actress in a Comedy Series
category in 2005.
Cross starred in Everwood. She is also well known for her role as Dr. Kimberly Shaw on the hit drama Melrose Place.
Born and raised in Marlborough, Massachusetts, Cross was determined to become an actress from the moment she performed in her first school play. At 18 she was accepted at the Juilliard School as a Drama major.
Leaving New York to try her luck in Los Angeles, Cross was soon landing roles in television movies.
Her memorable role on Melrose Place began when she was hired for one episode. The producers were so impressed, they kept asking her back for additional appearances, eventually bringing her character back from the dead to continue on the hit show.
Cross also guest-starred on such series as Seinfeld, where she played Jerry's dermatologist girlfriend, and Cheers, where she portrayed the younger sister to Kirstie Alley's character.
She has also appeared on Ally McBeal, Spin City, The Garry Shandling Show and King of Queens.
Aside from her successful career as an actress, Cross has also made time to continue her education. She recently completed her clinical training to earn a Masters Degree in Psychology.
Cross makes her home in Los Angeles.
HOMETOWN: Marlborough, MA
BIRTH DATE: March 25