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Teri Hatcher ACTOR


Teri Hatcher was born on December 8th, 1964 in Palo Alto, California with the middle name Lynn, born as an only child to Own and Esther Hatcher.  She was raised in Sunnyvale, California and from an early age she took up dancing lessons.
During high school she joined the Featherettes dance team and after graduating from Freemont High School, she went on to study at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and also enrolled at De Anza College in Cupertino, California where she double majored in mathematics and engineering.  Later she was given a chance to work as a dancer with the American Football team, the San Francisco 49ers.
Soon she traveled to Hollywood to support a friend at an audition and ended up auditioning as well.  She was cast on the television series, "The Love Boat" (1977) which soon followed with roles on, "MacGyver" (1985), "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" (1993) and "Smallville" (2001).  Hatcher, never earned her college degree after her experience on, "The Love Boat" she decided to focus fulltime on a career as an actress.
In addition to her early television roles she also joined the stage production road tour of, "Cabaret".  Then her big break came in 2004 when she joined the cast of, "Desperate Housewives", a role which earned her both a Golden Globe for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and a SAG Award for Female Actor in a Comedy Series.
Other film credits she has added to her resume are, "Dead in the Water" (1991), "The Cool Surface" (1994), "2 Days in the Valley" (1996), "Heaven's Prisoners" (1996) and "Spy Kids" (2001).
In addition to her film and television roles she has also appeared in a number of Radio Shack commercials and also released her first book in 2006 titled, "Burn Toast And Other Philosophies of Life".
Teri Hatcher has married twice, first to Markus Leithold in 1988 but one year later this marriage ended.  She then wed actor, Jon Tenney in 1994 and they had one child together before the marriage came to an end in 2003.   


2004-2012  Desperate Housewives 

2010   Smallville 

2009   Coraline

2007   Resurrecting the Champ 

2005   Desperate Housewives: Oprah Winfrey Is the New Neighbor

2004   Two and a Half Men

2003   Momentum 

2003   A Touch of Fate 

2003   Two Girls from Lemoore

2001   Jane Doe

2001   Spy Kids 

2001   Say Uncle

2000   Running Mates 

1999   Fever 

1998   Frasier

1993-1998  Seinfeld 

1998   Since You've Been Gone 

1997   Tomorrow Never Dies 

1993-1997  Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman

1997   Dead Girl

1996   2 Days in the Valley 

1996   Heaven's Prisoners

1994   The Cool Surface

1993   All Tied Up

1993   Brain Smasher... A Love Story 

1992   Straight Talk 

1991   Dead in the Water 

1991   Sunday Dinner 

1991   Soapdish 

1991   The Exile 

1991   The Brotherhood

1990   Tales from the Crypt

1990   Murphy Brown

1986-1990  MacGyver 

1989   Tango & Cash

1989   Quantum Leap

1989   The Big Picture

1989   L.A. Law 

1988   Star Trek: The Next Generation

1988   CBS Summer Playhouse 

1987   Night Court 

1987   Karen's Song

1986-1987  Capitol

1985-1986  The Love Boat

Matinee Classics - Soapdish starring Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Robert Downey Jr., Cathy Moriarty, Elisabeth Shue, Whoopi Goldberg, Carrie Fisher, Garry Marshall, Teri Hatcher, Kathy Najimy, Paul Johansson and Sheila Kelley

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