Teri Hatcher: 11 things to know about the surprise guest of Masked Singer and unforgettable…

TF1 was strong in the show “Masked Singer” on Friday April 8, by inviting Teri Hatcher to play the game of masked singing under a ladybug costume. The opportunity for us to return to the career of the actress, in eleven anecdotes.

Unforgettable Susan from Desperate Housewives, memorable Lois Lane from Lois & Clark, James Bond Girl in Tomorrow Never Dies: Teri Hatcher will have left her mark on the small and the big screen. And she did it again this Friday evening on TF1, as a mystery guest on the show Masked Singer presented by Camille Combal.

The actress, who has been rare on the screens in recent years (she recently starred in the romance A Kiss Before Christmas alongside James Denton, alias Mike Delfino of Desperate Housewives), was thus recalled to the good memories of the French public. The opportunity for us to revisit his career through some professional and personal anecdotes, sometimes surprising.

She was a cheerleader in the NFL

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Distinguished dancer, captain of her high school cheerleaders at Fremont High School, Teri Hatcher subsequently integrated the Gold Rush troupethe group of cheerleaders created to encourage the San Francisco 49ers American football team on NFL fields during the 1983-1984 season.

She played Stallone’s sister

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We often forget when we talk about his filmography, but the first major role of Teri Hatcher in the cinema was in the buddy-movie Tango and Cash (1989), where she played “Kiki” Tango, the little sister of Sylvester Stallone. It is precisely thanks to her (slight) resemblance to the actor that she will obtain the role, initially entrusted to Daphne Ashbrook when the character had been written as the adoptive sister of the cop in a suit, before being reworked.

She played Lois Lane… and Lois Lane’s mother

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Unforgettable Lois Lane’s Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Supermanwhich she played for four seasons between 1993 and 1997 (and for which she wrote an episode of season 3: It’s a Small World After All), Teri Hatcher later returned to the Superman universe for an episode of Smallville (Abandoned, S10E08), in which she played Ella, Lois Lane’s mother, on video recordings found by the young woman played by Erica Durance. In homage to her eldest, the latter had promoted the episode by posing naked with only Superman’s cape: a pose adopted by Teri Hatcher in 1995, “breaking the Internet” at the time with more than 20,000 downloads. Teri Hatcher also appeared in 8 episodes of Supergirl in 2017, as the villainous Rhea.

She gave the reply to James Bond

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Nowadays, Teri Hatcher is the only actress to have played the “love-interest” of Superman and James Bond. It’s in tomorrow never dies that she rubbed shoulders with 007, then camped by Pierce Brosnan. Preferred -among others- to Monica Bellucci, Gwyneth Paltrow or even Helen Hunt (with whom she was in competition for the main role of the series Crazy about you in the early 90s) for the role of Paris Carver, she will not have had a romantic scene with the spy, the sequence originally planned having been reworked due to her pregnancy. If she later regretted the lack of depth of her character in the film, she at least pleased her husband at the time who, by his own admission, “dreamed of being married to a James Bond Girl” .

She starred in a Michael Bolton music video

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Besides the official clip of tomorrow never dieswhose title track Tomorrow Never Dies is performed by Sheryl Crow, Teri Hatcher starred in the music video for Michael Bolton’s song Missing You Now, from the album Time, Love & Tenderness (1991). To (re)discover it, Click here !

She won four awards for Desperate Housewives

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Teri Hatcher was chosen to play the sunny awkward Susan of Desperate Housewives after a brilliant casting, where she was notably preferred to Calista Flockhart for whom the role had originally been written. Like her Wisteria Lane neighbors Felicity Huffman (Lynette) and Eva Longoria (Gabrielle), Teri Hatcher appeared in all 180 episodes that make up the show’s 8 seasons. A show that earned her two prestigious awards in 2005, even before the end of the broadcast of the first season: the Golden Globe and the Screen Actor Guild Award for Best Actress in a Comedy. She also won two collective prizes with her partners: the Screen Actor Guild Award for best ensemble of actors in 2005 and 2006. Note that her salary rose from 70,000 dollars per episode in season 1 to more than 400,000 dollars per episode during the last seasons.

His favorite role… is animated!

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Besides the role of Dottie, the forklift in the Planes franchise for Disney, Teri Hatcher lent her voice to the mother of Coraline, the stop-motion animated nugget by Henry Selick, adapted from the novel by Neil Gaiman. She also camps there “The Other Mother” of the heroine, plunged into a disturbing parallel world after having discovered a secret door in her new house. By the actress’s own admission, this is the role of which she remains the most proud.

She was injured on two shoots

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Two broken ribs after a fall and a damaged cornea following the explosion of a blister, this is the assessment of the injuries suffered by Teri Hatcher on the set of Desperate Housewives. The actress was also hit in the face – by accident – by a young and inexperienced Charlize Theron during a fight scene on the set of the film Two days in Los Angeles in 1996: the future Furiosa of the Mad Max universe will be forgive by his partner over a good beer.

She missed three important films

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As we know, a Hollywood career is made up of successes and failures, outstanding roles and missed dates. In the case of Teri Hatcherthese are three feature films on which she was considered but ultimately discarded: the thriller LA Confidential (which will earn an Oscar for Kim Basinger), the slasher Scream 3 (the role was finally given to Parker Posey) and the biopic An Exceptional Man (for which Jennifer Connelly won an Oscar).

She had a pedophile arrested and convicted

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It is an unknown affair, at least in France. In 2002, Teri Hatcher learns of the suicide of a teenage girl known to her family in her hometown of Sunnyvale. Faced with a note left by the unfortunate, evoking a certain “Dick”, she understands that it is her own uncle by marriage, Richard Hayes Stone, who had sexually assaulted her herself when she was not was only 7 years old. This drama encourages him to break the silence and contact the police. Faced with the testimony of the actress, Richard Hayes Stone pleads guilty to sexual assault on several children and is sentenced to 14 years in prison. He died of cancer while serving his sentence, six years later. According to the authorities, without the intervention of Teri Hatcherthe case would have been dismissed.

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