Marc Cherry

Active - 2004 - 2005  |   Born - Nov 30, 1961 in Long Beach, California, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy Drama

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  • Family moved frequently during his childhood, living briefly in Hong Kong and Iran.
  • Won $15,000 as a contestant on Dick Clark's game show The $100,000 Pyramid during the late 1980s.
  • Wrote for The Golden Girls in the 1990s.
  • Pays homage to composer Steven Sondheim by using his songs as episode titles for Desperate Housewives.
  • Chose the name Wisteria Lane from The Book of Lists because, he told People magazine, "I wanted a beautiful name for the street. Later I found out that the vine crushes everything around it."
  • Was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People of 2005.