Eva Longoria, 45, stuns in red bikini tribute photo

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It's been almost a decade since Desperate Housewives ended, but Eva Longoria has shown that her connection to her much-loved character Gabrielle Solis remains strong.

In a stunning bikini photo shared on Instagram, the 45-year-old paid tribute to her role in the hit series, which ran from 2004 to 2012.

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Eva Longoria paid tribute to her character Gabrielle Solis with this bikini snap. Photo: Instgram

"Even #20YearsLater, she still knew red was her colour #DesperateHousewives," she wrote in the tongue-in-cheek caption referencing the bright shade of her two-piece.

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Fans of the show will know that she was referring to a line of speech famously used to describe her character in the comedy-drama.

Her post went down well with her followers, who left more than 345,000 'likes'.

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Eva Longoria played the character Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives from 2004 to 2012. Photo: Getty

Swimwear designer Melissa Odabash, who created her bikini, commented: "You are just perfection."

Beauty entrepreneur Huda Kattan wrote: "I can’t believe this is 20 years apart, how is it possible that you look even more beautiful now?"

Actresses Kerry Washington and Gabrielle Union also shared fire and heart emojis.

"Gabyyyyy! U look 🔥 mi amor!" another fan commented.

The actress – who has a two-year-old son Santiago with husband Jose Baston – starred alongside Marcia Cross, Teri Hatcher and Felicity Huffman in the hit series, set on fictional Wisteria Lane.

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Additional reporting by Lauren Clark.

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