53 years old (Born on December 08, 1964)
American actress, presenter, writer; She is famous from Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.Teri was the bridesmaid at her best friends wedding to Kevin Lyon. Teri also dated Kevin for 4 years before leaving to make a name for herself in Hollywood. Teri recently went to Nairobi on vacation. While she was there with her daughter she donated 35.000 $ to "America Share". This is an association who helps kids giving them an education, food, and housing. In April of 2008, Teri performed on Idol Gives Back. She sang Carrie Underwood`s "Before He Cheats". Teri is very insecure about her body. In fact she refuses to wear a bikini. Teri studied acting at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. She and actor Steven Schub were fellow classmates and Annette Bening was their teacher.
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Teri had a relationship with her MacGyver costar Richard Dean Anderson. It lasted three years from 1985 and 1988.
Despite admitting in March 2006 she had had Botox injections, Teri denied she had ever had them in February 2007.
Teri was a member of the 1984 Gold Rush, which is the name of the San Francisco 49ers cheerleading squad.
Teri did not attend the wedding of Marcia Cross, but all of the other "Housewives" were there. Teri was filming a movie.
Teri auditioned for the role of Jamie Buchman on Mad About You but lost out to Helen Hunt.
Teri wears a belly button ring.
Teri collects salt and pepper shakers and received a very large pair of shakers as a gift from Ellen when she appeared on her show in June 2006.
Teri is the second youngest actress of the core main cast in Desperate Housewives.
Teri is often involved in charities. She is active especially in the ones that benefit children and their battle against AIDS. In October 2005, she was among the celebrities who put their own artistic touch on the Lacoste polo shirt to raise funds for the fight against pediatric AIDS.
Teri accidentally forgot to mention her parents in her acceptance speech at the 2005 "Golden Globes".
In March of 1999, Teri played Sally Bowles in a theatre production of Cabaret.
Teri was featured on the cover of the October 1996 issue of Movieline. Originally she was wearing nothing but a rope wrapped around her. This was proven to be too controversial and a second cover picture of her in a dress was substituted.
Teri sings in Band From Tv. Her co-star James Denton plays the guitar with Adrian Pasdar, from Heroes.
Teri first went to Hollywood only to lend moral support to a friend during an open casting call.
Teri preferres the role of Susan Mayer on Desperate Housewives, as apposed to the other characters.
In, February of 2008, at the 12th annual Keep Memory Alive`s `Power of Love` gala at Las Vegas` MGM Grand Convention Center, Teri brought in 50,000 to raise money for those with Alzheimer`s disease. The winning bidder got to have a dinner date with Teri.
Teri received a 2006 Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, for her role in Desperate Housewives. This is the same award that she won in 2005.
Teri signed a multi-year contract with Clairol to be the Nice `n Easy haircolor spokesperson.(2005)
Teri attended Fremont High School. She graduated in 1982. While in highschool, she was caption of the Featherettes, the schools dance team. Her senior year she was voted "Most Likely to Become a Solid Gold Dancer."
In 1995 a picture of Teri wrapped in nothing but a Superman cape became the most downloaded image on America Online. It was reported to be downloaded on the Internet 20,000 times.
As a child Teri liked to dance and fish with her father.
Teri was sued by the cosmetic company, Hydroderm, in February 2008 for breach of contract. They claimed that she had promoted beauty products of other companies. The case was moved out of court and into arbitration.
Teri enjoys playing golf. She once played golf with Tiger Woods.
Teri`s first marriage was to Marcus Leithold, on June 4, 1998. They divorced in 1999, after only 10 months of marriage. Marcus said that their marriage was over even before they got the wedding photos developed.
Despite popular belief Teri gets on well with all her Desperate Housewives co-stars.
Teri and her co-star in Desperate Housewives Marcia Cross made guest appearances on Seinfeld as possible girlfriends of Jerry Seinfeld.
In June 2007, Teri admitted on the Paul O`Grady show that she writes a column in FHM magazine.
Teri and NFL Hall of Famer Howie Long are very good friends. They have bought farm land together on the outside of Los Angeles. Eventually they want to raise endangered species on this land.
Teri married actor Jon Tenney in NYC at Fao Schwarz, on May 27, 1994. They spent their honeymoon night at the Four Seasons hotel. Teri and Jon had their first and only child on November 10, 1997, and named her Emerson Rose. They divorced in March of 2003.
Lesley Ann Warren auditioned for the role of Lois Lane in Superman (The movie, 1978), and recently plays the role of Teri Hatcher`s mother in Desperate Housewives.
Teri baked Felicity Huffman a sweet potato pie with glazed pecans for her daughter`s school Thanksgiving, since Felicity didn`t have the time.
Teri`s nickname is Hatch.
Teri`s Desperate Housewives co-star, Nicolette Sheridan, taught her how to horseback ride.
Teri`s father, Owen, is a nuclear physicist, and her mother, Esther, is a computer programmer.
Teri said she is devastated by the fact that her TV daughter (Andrea Bowen) is leaving Desperate Housewives.
Teri`s all-time favorite movie is Tootsie.
Teri auditioned for the role of Lois in Lois in Clark, because she didn`t want to be stuck with the pretty airhead image that she had acquired as Penny on MacGyver.
Teri appeared on the cover of the April 2006 issue of Vanity Fair. She did an interview in this issue in which she admitted that her uncle, Richard Hayes Stone, sexually molested her 35 years earlier. When he was six years into a 14-year jail sentence, he passed away from colon cancer at the age of 70.
Teri was nominated in 2008 for a SAG Award along with her Desperate Housewives castmates for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
In October 2007 it was revealed that Teri had split with boyfriend Stephen Kaye. Stephen had also dated Teri`s Desperate Housewaves co-star Eva Longoria in the past.
Teri released her first book, Burnt Toast: And Other Philosophies of Life in May of 2006.
Teri`s ATM card was stolen by a thief, on May 21st 2007. Teri thought she had lost her card; when she denounced the missing of her credit card to her bank, they informed Teri that there was a happy thief who had been using it for several purchases.
Teri donated one of her dresses to Clothes off our Backs. She had worn this dress at the American Idol finale. This dress is now up for a bid and the high bid is $600. The auction closes on July 8th 2008.
According to The Associated Press on Novemeber 23, 2005, Teri is suing a Bristish tabloid newspaper for claiming that she had "sex romps" with men in a Volkswagen van. Teri won substantial libel damages.
Teri admits to having a crush on her future co-star Dean Cain (Superman) at the first auditions.
During April of 2007, Teri threw a bridal shower for Desperate Housewives co-star, Eva Longoria, who is set to marry Tony Parker on July 7, 2007.
In 1989, Teri got her first big feature film role in The Big Picture.
Teri beat Monica Bellucci for the role of Paris Carver in Tomorrow Never Dies.
Teri suffered a fashion disaster right before she was set to appear at the 2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards. She spilled champagne all over her gown after the limousine in which she traveling took a sharp turn.
Teri did many Radio Shack commercials with sportscaster Huey Long.
Teri also took a course in mathematics and engineering at De Anza College in Cupertino, CA. She dropped out after only one semester.
Teri was nominated, in July of 2005 for the Best Actress in a Comedy Series Emmy Award, for her role on Desperate Housewives. She lost out to co-star Felicity Huffman.
In early 2006, Teri swore off marriage after two failed marriages.
Teri sang on the album, Unexpected Dreams: Songs From The Stars, to benefit the `Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra`.
Teri`s first role was the singing and dancing mermaid for The Love Boat.
Teri and her daughter were nearly crushed by elephants while on safari in Africa.
Teri said herself that she has trouble with men in real life and the she relates to her character Susan very well.
Teri has suffered two injuries on the set of Desperate Housewives. She suffered an eye injury when a light bulb exploded: her cornea was scratched and she had to wear an eye patch for a few days. She also broke 2 ribs while filming the scene in which she stumbles into a wedding cake.
Teri`s childhood heroines were Lucille Ball, Mary Tyler Moore and her mother.
Teri earned $70,000 per episode for the first season of Desperate Housewives and $285,000 per episode in the second season. Teri is the highest paid star on Desperate Housewives.
Teri hosted Saturday Night Live in 1996.
Teri won the 2005 Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Award for Desperate Housewives. She became the first person ever to win this award for a show that had not yet completed it`s first season.
According to Celebrity Sleuth magazine, Teri`s measurements are 34b-23-34.
Teri is five foot six inches (1.68 meters) tall.