Teri Hatcher Biography
As a child, Teri Hatcher attended ballet lessons at the San Juan Girls Ballet Studio at California. She later pursued acting at the American Conservatory Theater. In 1984, Teri Hatcher became a cheerleader with the San Francisco 49ers. Around this time, she also appeared in the show, The Love Boat, as one of the mermaids in the final season.
In 1993, Teri Hatcher landed the role of her career when she starred opposite Dean Cain in the Superman TV Series, Lois and Clark. It was in this series that Hatcher gained attention to both audiences and Hollywood. She received several movies and appeared in feature films, such as the 2001 Spy Kids, the 1997 James Bond movie, Tomorrow Never Dies, Dead in the Water, 2 Days in the Valley, the Cool Surface and Heavens Prisoners.
The ABC cancelled Lois and Clark in 1997 and Teri Hatcher, who fell in love with her role in the series, was very disappointed about the shows sudden ending. Desperate for work, Teri Hatcher appeared in small roles in Star Trek: the Next Generation and MacGyver in several episodes. She also appeared as one of Jerry Seinfelds girlfriend, Sidra, in the hit sitcom Seinfeld. Teri Hatcher also hosted Saturday Night Live in 1996.
In 2004, Teri Hatcher beat out four other popular actresses for the lead role on the ABC series, Desperate Housewives. In this series, she plays a single mother Susan Mayer that won Hatcher a Best Actress in a Musical Golden Globe Award in 2005 and Best Actress in a Comedy Award for the Screen Actors Guild. As of April 2006, Teri Hatcher is reported to be one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood TV, earning $285,000 per episode of the Desperate Housewives.
Teri Hatcher dated McGyver costar Richard Dean Anderson between 1985 and 1988. She married Marcus Leithold on June 4, 1988 but divorced the following year. She married actor Jon Tenney on May 27, 1994 and had a daughter named Emerson Rose in November 10, 1997 but divorced in March 2003. Teri Hatcher is recently dating actor Stephen Kay.