In the halls of Hollywood history, there are several actors and actresses who have made their name as acting stalwarts. They have starred in some of the most popular productions from the industry and have achieved fame through it. Teri Hatcher is one of them, and she has been for over three decades with a long list of roles across both movies and television.
From Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, and Desperate Housewives, to the Bond film, Tomorrow Never Dies, she has forged a career worthy of envy and aspiration for any budding actor or actress.
In this article, we took a closer look at who she is, including details about her background and personal life. Check it out below.
Who Is Teri Hatcher? What Is Her Age?
As mentioned earlier, Teri Hatcher is an actress; she was born on the 8th of December 1964 in Palo Alto, California. She was born to parents, Esther Hatcher, who is a computer programmer and Owen Walker Hatcher Jr. who is a nuclear physicist and an electrical engineer.
She was the only child born to her parents and considering both parents’ careers in the sciences, a career in a similar field would have been expected of Teri Hatcher. But it was not to be.
Her interest in performing arts began in high school when she began taking ballet lessons at the San Juan School of Dance. Although she still studied mathematics and engineering at De Anza College, her love for arts remained.
She went on to study acting at the American Conservatory Theater, during which she worked as a cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers.
Eventually, Teri Hatcher made her debut onscreen in 1985 and has been a professional actress ever since.
Teri Hatcher made her debut appearance on the show, The Love Boat, appearing in a total of 19 episodes between 1985 and 1986. In 1986, she appeared as a recurring character in another show, Capitol, between 1986 and 1987. Teri appeared in several other TV shows in the early phase of her career, until she made her debut appearance in a feature film just before the turn of a new decade in 1989. She appeared in The Big Picture as Gretchen.
The 90s proved to be a successful decade for Teri who made several other appearances in both film and TV, including playing Lois Lane in the TV show, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. She played the role between 1993 and 1997 across 87 episodes. She also made an appearance as Paris Carver in Tomorrow Never Dies, Sidra in Seinfeld, Dani Payson in The Cool Surface and a few more.
Although the 2000s wasn’t been as successful for the actress as the 90s, she continued to remain one of the most popular actresses in the industry with her role as Susan Mayer in the popular show, Desperate Housewives between 2004 and 2012. Other notable titles she appeared in the 2000s include Coraline, Two and a Half Men, Spy Kids, A Touch of Fate, Smallville and a couple of others.
In recent years, she has had credits in Jane by Design, Sundown, The Odd Couple, Madness in the Method, and Supergirl, among others. Teri Hatcher has also made a string of appearances as a voice actor in projects like Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Planes: Fire & Rescue, Planes and a couple of others.
Over the course of her career, Teri Hatcher has been nominated for over 19 awards, including the Golden Globes and the Primetime Emmy Awards. So far, she has won at least six of them.
Does Teri Hatcher Have A Daughter?
Teri Hatcher has a daughter, Emerson Rose Tenney, from her marriage to Jon Tenney, a fellow actor. Her daughter was born on the 10th of November 1997.
While she continues to raise her daughter, her marriage to Jon Tenney has since ended. They were together for nine years between May 1994 and March 2003.
Before she got married to Jon Tenney, she was married to Marcus Leithold. They got married in June 1988 but sadly got divorced the following year.
Other Facts About Teri Hatcher
– Teri Hatcher has an estimated net worth of $50 million according to several sources. Her net worth comes from earning as much as $375,000 per episode for her role in Desperate Housewives.
– Teri Hatcher has a YouTube channel, Hatching Change. It is a cooking show where she showcases her cooking skills.
– She was sexually abused at the age of five by her aunt’s husband, Richard Hayes Stone. He was sent to prison in 2002 and died in prison in August 2008 from colon cancer.