The Simpsons

In between shooting movies, producing TV shows, owning a restaurant, earning a master's degree in Chicano studies and promoting her charity and L'Oreal ­cosmetics (I'm exhausted just writing all that!), Eva Longoria recorded the voice of a new character who will appear on Fox's The Simpsons next season.

"I play Isabel, a new student who is finally Lisa's intellectual equal," Longoria says. "They ­become fast friends, and then things take a left turn when they realize they have different political views. This is a big stretch for me not only because it's voice work, which I rarely do, but also [because] I'm playing a Republican and I'm obviously a Democrat."

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