Teri Hatcher

Teri Hatcher

Infobox actor

caption = Teri Hatcher (1995)
birthname = Teri Lynn Hatcher
birthdate = birth date and age|1964|12|8
birthplace = Palo Alto, California, USA
othername = Hatch
occupation = Presenter, Actress, Writer
yearsactive = 1985 - present
spouse = Marcus Leithold (1988-1989)
Jon Tenney (1994-2003)
emmyawards =
goldenglobeawards = Best Actress - Musical or Comedy Series
2005 "Desperate Housewives"
sagawards = Outstanding Actress - Comedy Series
2004 "Desperate Housewives"
Outstanding Ensemble - Comedy Series
2004 "Desperate Housewives"
2005 "Desperate Housewives"

Teri Lynn Hatcher (born December 8 1964) is an American actress. She portrayed Lois Lane in the television series "". She is also a Bond Girl, having played Paris Carver in "Tomorrow Never Dies" in 1997. She won the Golden Globe Award for for her role as Susan Delfino on the television series "Desperate Housewives" in 2005.

Early life

Hatcher was born in Palo Alto, California, the daughter of Esther (née Beshur), a computer programmer who worked for Lockheed Martin, and Owen W. Hatcher, a nuclear physicist and electrical engineer.cite episode
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] Hatcher's father was of Welsh and distant Choctaw Native American descent, and her mother had French, German, and Lebanese ancestry. Hatcher grew up in Sunnyvale, California. An only child, she attended Mango Junior High (now Sunnyvale Middle School), Fremont High School in Sunnyvale and De Anza College in Cupertino.

In March 2006, Hatcher revealed to "Vanity Fair" that she was allegedly sexually abused from the age of five by Richard Hayes Stone, an uncle by marriage who was later divorced by Hatcher's aunt. Her parents, she said, were unaware of the abuse at the time. [cite journal| url=http://www.vanityfair.com/fame/features/2006/04/hatcher200604?currentPage=3| title=Teri Hatcher's Desperate Hour: Fame & Scandal| work=Vanity Fair|publisher=CondéNet |accessdate=2008-02-22] In 2002, she assisted Santa Clara County prosecutors with their indictment of Stone for a more recent molestation that led his female victim to commit suicide at the age of fourteen. Stone pled guilty to four counts of child molestation and was sentenced to 14 years in prison. [ [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/4784900.stm BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Hatcher reveals child abuse past ] ] In an interview appearing in "Vanity Fair", 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. Stone died of colon cancer on August 19, 2008, having served six years of his sentence. [cite news |first=Sean |last=Webby |title=Child molester who Teri Hatcher helped put in prison dies of colon cancer |url=http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_10265429?source=most_viewed | |publisher=Mercurynews.com |date=2008-08-21 |accessdate=2008-08-21]


Hatcher studied acting at the American Conservatory Theater. One of her early jobs (in 1984) was as a cheerleader with the San Francisco 49ers. During this time, she also appeared as one of the mermaids on the show "The Love Boat" in its final season.Hatcher landed a co-starring role in 1993, opposite Dean Cain in "Lois and Clark". She portrayed Daily Planet reporter Lois Lane in the television series "" from 1993 to 1997. At the height of the show's popularity in 1995, a picture of Hatcher wrapped in a Superman cape was reportedly downloaded on the Internet 20,000 times. "It's a great shot," she told Entertainment Weekly. "Not so much because it's me. It's just cool-looking." [cite journal| url=http://www.people.com/people/teri_hatcher/biography |title=Teri Hatcher biography| work=People magazine]

Hatcher beat out Monica Bellucci for the role of Paris Carver in the 1997 James Bond film "Tomorrow Never Dies". [cite news |title=Brosnan Bares All For Playboy |url=http://commanderbond.net/article/2994 | |publisher=Playboy |date=2005-11-05 |accessdate=2007-01-07] Hatcher was three months pregnant at the filming's start, by her then-husband, Jon Tenney. Her publicist said the pregnancy did not affect the production schedule. [cite news |first=Elizabeth |last=Johns |title=Teri Hatcher Pregnant |url=http://www.eonline.com/news/article/index.jsp?uuid=1d3ea90a-591b-4ae0-8578-2479539b09fd | |publisher=E! |date=1997-05-02 |accessdate=2007-01-05] Hatcher later regretted playing Paris Carver, saying, "It's such an artificial kind of character to be playing that you don't get any special satisfaction from it." [cite news |title=Hatcher regrets Bond movie |url=http://www.contactmusic.com/news.nsf/article/hatcher%20regrets%20bond%20movie_1014654 | |publisher=contactmusic.com |date=2006-11-26 |accessdate=2007-01-05] Hatcher also appeared in films such as "Spy Kids" (2001), "Dead in the Water" (1991), "2 Days in the Valley" (1996)and "The Cool Surface" (1994). She co-starred with Alec Baldwin in "Heaven's Prisoners" (1996), which featured Hatcher's only on-screen nude scenes and failed at the box office. ABC cancelled "Lois & Clark" in 1997. She made a guest appearance in "" and had a recurring role on "MacGyver" as Penny Parker, a high-strung, young woman who always seemed to get into trouble.

Hatcher made a much-discussed guest appearance on an episode of "Seinfeld", in which her character, Sidra, broke up with Jerry because she found out Jerry was trying to have Elaine surreptitiously determine whether Sidra had breast implants. ("They're real...and they're spectacular!")

Hatcher appeared in a series of Radio Shack television commercials alongside NFL player Howie Long. They remain close friends and together have bought farm land on the outskirts of Los Angeles, with the intent of eventually raising endangered species.

Hatcher hosted NBC's "Saturday Night Live" in 1996. She beat out four other actresses for one of the lead role on ABC's "Desperate Housewives", on which she stars as Susan Mayer, a role for which she won the Golden Globe Award in January 2005. In 2005, Hatcher won the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) award in the same category. In July 2005, she was nominated for an Emmy Award as Best Actress in a Comedy Series for the role, along with co-stars Marcia Cross and Felicity Huffman. [cite news| url=http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/TV/07/14/emmy.nominations/index.html| title='Housewives,' 'Sellers' lead Emmy pack|date=2005-08-30 |work=CNN |accessdate=2008-02-24]

As of April 2006, Hatcher is one of the highest paid television actresses in the United States. She reportedly earns $285,000 per episode of "Desperate Housewives". In May 2006, she released her first book, "Burnt Toast: And Other Philosophies of Life".

On April 9, 2008, Hatcher sang on Idol Gives Back singing Carrie Underwood's "Before He Cheats".

Personal life

Between 1985 and 1988, she had a relationship with her "MacGyver" costar Richard Dean Anderson. Hatcher married Marcus Leithold on June 4, 1988; they divorced the following year. On May 27, 1994, she married actor Jon Tenney; they had a daughter, Emerson Rose, in November 10, 1997, and divorced in March 2003. Hatcher has also been dating Stephen Kay, who played Reginald, the Quartermaines' butler, on "General Hospital".cite news | title=Who, Where and Wow! | date=2007-02-13 | publisher= "Soap Opera Weekly"| page = 31 ] Since then she and Stephen have broken up.

In June 2007, Hatcher appeared on the Paul O'Grady show where she revealed that she writes a column in "Glamour".

In February 2008, Hydroderm sued Hatcher for breach of contract, claiming that she had promoted the beauty products of other companies. She insisted that her promotion of CityLips' lip plumper did not affect the Hydroderm deal. Her attorney Alan Wertheimer called the lawsuit an "unjustified and public assault" on her "good name, reputation and celebrity." [cite news|work=The Associated Press| title=Hatcher Lip Lawsuit Goes to Arbitration |date=2008-02-05 | accessdate=2008-02-23] Her lawyer persuaded a judge in Los Angeles to move the case to arbitration. [cite news| url=http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/sfgate/detail?blogid=7&entry_id=24015 |work=SF Gate| title=Hatcher wins cosmetic lawsuit ruling |date=2008-02-05 | accessdate=2008-02-22]



All awards stated below are all the awards Teri has been nominated and won for her role in Desperate Housewives.

Emmy Awards

2005: Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Golden Globe Awards

2006: Nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy

2005: Won for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy

People's Choice Awards

2006: Nominated for Favorite Female Television Star

Prism Awards

2008: Nominated for Best Performance in a Comedy Series

Satellite Awards

2005: Nominated for Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2008: Nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

2007: Nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

2006: Won for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

2005: Won for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

2005: Won for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

Teen Choice Awards

2006: Nominated for Choice TV Actress

Television Critics Association Awards

2005: Nominated for Individual Achievement in Comedy


External links

* [http://www.terihatcheronline.com Teri Hatcher Online]
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* [http://coaches.aol.com/love-and-sex/teri-hatcher/main/ Teri Hatcher at AOL Coaches] Relationship advice
* [http://www.repeat.ch Teri Hatcher in Repeat cashmere campaign]

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