32 Facts About Teri Hatcher


Teri Hatcher's father is of English, Welsh, Irish and Choctaw descent, while her mother is of Syrian, Czech and Irish ancestry.


Teri Hatcher took ballet lessons at the San Juan School of Dance in Los Altos and grew up in Sunnyvale, California.


Teri Hatcher said her parents were unaware of the abuse.


Teri Hatcher said she told the prosecutors about her own abuse because she was haunted by thoughts of the 14-year-old girl who shot herself, and feared Stone might escape conviction.


Teri Hatcher then played Sylvester Stallone's younger sister, a dancer, in the big-budget police action-comedy Tango and Cash, starring Kurt Russell; it was a critical and box office disappointment.


Teri Hatcher co-starred as 30-year-old lawyer in a mostly physical relationship with a widowed businessman twice her age, played by Robert Loggia.


Teri Hatcher acted in the television crime movie Dead in the Water in which she plays Bryan Brown's lawyer's young, attractive temptress secretary, and in the low-budget erotic thriller The Cool Surface, wherein she plays a young actress who has an ill-fated romance with an enigmatic, unsettled screenwriter.


In late 1991 Teri Hatcher was featured as Michael Bolton's love interest in the music video for Bolton's hit song "Missing You Now".


In 1992, Teri Hatcher tried out for the role of Jamie Buchman on Mad About You and made it to the final two choices, but lost the part to Helen Hunt.


Teri Hatcher made a much-discussed guest appearance on a 1993 episode of Seinfeld, in which her character, Sidra, breaks up with Jerry because she believes Jerry sent his friend Elaine into a sauna to find out if Sidra's breasts are natural or enhanced by surgery.


Teri Hatcher returned to play Sidra in brief scenes in two subsequent episodes: "The Pilot", the fourth season finale, and "The Finale ", the series finale.


At the height of the show's popularity in 1995, a picture of Teri Hatcher wrapped in a Superman cape was reportedly the most downloaded image on the Internet for several months.


Teri Hatcher won the role of Paris Carver in the 1997 James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies.


Teri Hatcher was three months pregnant at the filming's start, by her husband, Jon Tenney.


Teri Hatcher appeared in films such as Spy Kids, and played a villain in two crime dramas, the ensemble 2 Days in the Valley, a moderate box office success, and Heaven's Prisoners, co-starring Alec Baldwin, which failed at the box office.


Teri Hatcher appeared in a series of RadioShack television commercials alongside National Football League player Howie Long.


Teri Hatcher beat four other actresses for one of the lead roles on ABC's Desperate Housewives, in which she starred as Susan Mayer, a role for which she won the Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Golden Globe Award in January 2005.


Later that year, Teri Hatcher won the Screen Actors Guild award in the same category.


Teri Hatcher made similar lists in the German and Portuguese versions of FHM those years.


Teri Hatcher voiced the Other Mother, a mysterious, button-eyed figure, as well as Coraline's mother Mel Jones, who constantly shows Coraline "tough love," both in the 2009 film Coraline, which received critical acclaim.


In 2010, Teri Hatcher made a return to the Superman franchise, with a special guest role in the final season of Smallville as Ella Lane, the mother of Erica Durance's Lois Lane.


Teri Hatcher later addressed the rumors of her departure from Desperate Housewives, saying that "[t]here are not enough adjectives to describe how stupid, off base, and ridiculously untrue this is".


Eva Longoria, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross, and Vanessa Williams gave thank-you gifts to the crew from the show which included a message with their names inscribed at the end, and Teri Hatcher's name was distinctly absent.


In 2016, Teri Hatcher had a recurring role as Charlotte, a successful single mother who becomes Oscar's love interest in the second season of the comedy series The Odd Couple.


In 2017, Teri Hatcher appeared as Queen Rhea of Daxam in a recurring role on The CW series Supergirl.


In 2018, Teri Hatcher debuted a YouTube channel called Hatching Change.


Since Desperate Housewives went off the air, Teri Hatcher, who was already an active baker, has gotten very interested and involved in cooking including taking lessons at various times.


Teri Hatcher became a champion in season 17 of Chopped on the Food Network by winning the Holiday Celebrity episode.


Teri Hatcher participated in The Great British Bake Off in the fifth episode of the Stand Up to Cancer series of 2018, which she won.


Teri Hatcher married Marcus Leithold, of Butler, Pennsylvania, on June 4,1988; they divorced the following year.


In 2007, Teri Hatcher began writing a column for Glamour magazine.


Teri Hatcher endorsed Democratic primary candidate Andrew Yang in the 2020 presidential election.