How Old Was Eva Longoria in Desperate Housewives?

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In February 2013, Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria could add “restaurateur” to her LinkedIn profile. The Telenovela star opened SHe by Morton’s in Las Vegas over the Super Bowl weekend, and she did it in style!

Eva Longoria wears her hair back at the grand opening of SHe by Morton'sEva Longoria wears her hair back at the grand opening of SHe by Morton’s in Las Vegas on February 2, 2013

Just over a year later, in May 2014, her “lady-friendly” Las Vegas steakhouse closed its doors for good. In late April 2014, it was shut down by the Health Department after receiving 21 demerits for health code violations.

How old was Eva Longoria as Gabrielle Solis on Desperate Housewives?

Rising to prominence with her role as Gabrielle Solis on the comedy-drama and mystery television series Desperate Housewives, which ran from 2004 to 2012, she also received critical acclaim resulting in Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.

At the time one of the highest-paid actresses working in TV, Desperate Housewives aired for eight seasons on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012.

The pilot episode introduced the residents of the suburban neighborhood of Wisteria Lane. It starred Marcia Cross as Bree Van de Kamp, Eva Longoria as Gabrielle Solis, Felicity Huffman as Lynette Scavo, and Teri Hatcher as Susan Mayer.

Felicity Huffman (as Lynette Scavo), Eva Longoria (as Gabrielle Solis), Teri Hatcher (as Susan Mayer), Marcia Cross (as Bree Van De Kamp) in the pilot episode of the American dramedy-mystery series Desperate Housewives that premiered on October 3, 2004Felicity Huffman (as Lynette Scavo), Eva Longoria (as Gabrielle Solis), Teri Hatcher (as Susan Mayer), Marcia Cross (as Bree Van De Kamp) in the pilot episode of the American dramedy-mystery series Desperate Housewives that premiered on October 3, 2004

Born on March 15, 1975, in Corpus Christi, Texas, Eva was 29 years old when the pilot episode aired on October 3, 2004. She turned 30 on March 15, 2005.

Nicollette Sheridan (as Edie Britt), Felicity Huffman (as Lynette Scavo), Marcia Cross (as Bree Van De Camp), Eva Longoria (as Gabrielle Solis), Teri Hatcher (as Susan Mayer) in Desperate HousewivesNicollette Sheridan (as Edie Britt), Felicity Huffman (as Lynette Scavo), Marcia Cross (as Bree Van De Camp), Eva Longoria (as Gabrielle Solis), Teri Hatcher (as Susan Mayer) in Desperate Housewives

“Finishing the Hat,” the 180th episode and the second part of the two-hour series finale of the ABC television series Desperate Housewives, aired on on May 13, 2012. Eva Longoria turned 37 on March 15, 2012.

Felicity Huffman, Brenda Strong, Vanessa Williams and Eva Longoria arrive at the "Desperate Housewives" Series FinaleFelicity Huffman, Brenda Strong, Vanessa Williams and Eva Longoria arrive at the “Desperate Housewives” Series Finale at W Hollywood on April 29, 2012 in Hollywood, California

Promoting her female-focused steakhouse, Eva rocked a gorgeous black by Cushnie Et Ochs dress from the brand’s Spring 2013 collection paired with black “Daphne” pumps from Charlotte Olympia for the big event.

Eva Longoria stuns on the red carpet in a black Cushnie Et Ochs dressEva Longoria stuns on the red carpet in a black Cushnie Et Ochs dress

The American television and film actress topped everything off with a sleek pulled-back hairstyle and ruby red lips.

Eva Longoria's feet in Charlotte Olympia pumpsEva Longoria’s feet in Charlotte Olympia pumps

Eva’s heels are made of sleek satin and feature an island platform. They give the illusion of being completely open with a sliver of sheer material on the vamp.

While we couldn’t find Eva’s exact black satin style online, we did discover other versions of the “Daphne” for you to snag. Take a peek at Amazon and Farfetch, then share your thoughts with us!

Charlotte Olympia "Daphne" in Leopard Calf HairCharlotte Olympia “Daphne” in Leopard Calf Hair, $995

Charlotte Olympia Daphne Platform in Gunmetal Metallic Charlotte Olympia Daphne Platform in Gunmetal Metallic Nappa, $845

Charlotte Olympia Daphne Platform in Red Suede Charlotte Olympia Daphne Platform in Red Suede, $845

Charlotte Olympia Daphne Studs Black Suede Platform Pump Charlotte Olympia Daphne Studs Black Suede Platform Pump, $497.50

I think they’re very sassy and sexy. But what we really want to know is what you think! How do you feel about Eva Longoria’s ‘Daphne’ pumps?

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