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She is played by actress Marcia Cross , who has received multiple awards and nominations for her portrayal, including an Emmy Award nomination, three Golden Globe Award nominations, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Cross' portrayal of Bree has been widely praised by critics and fans. Cross originally auditioned for the role of Mary Alice Young , but series creator Marc Cherry thought she was better suited for the role of Bree. Dana Delany , who eventually was cast as Katherine Mayfair , was originally chosen for the role but turned it down, saying it was too similar to her role in Pasadena. Bree Van de Kamp is one of the four main protagonists in Desperate Housewives.