She later studied acting at the American Conservatory Theater.
Hatcher also has a deeply ingrained tendency to want to improve or "fix" other people's lives, which can be annoying to the person who has no desire to be changed or "helped" in this way.
For Teri, affection and caring must be expressed in tangible acts or service of some kind.
In her personal relationships, Teri Hatcher insists upon a certain amount of independence and the freedom to pursue friendships with as many people, of both sexes, as she chooses.
Teri does not appreciate a jealous, possessive partner.
Oh, one season for about six weeks, Teri didn't speak to anyone.
So, now that the show is over, many of those whispered things are now being spoken about more loudly.
Hatcher's next TV series role, in 1991, was in the Norman Lear creation Sunday Dinner.
Now that Desperate Housewives has ended its run and the co-stars don't have to go to work every morning together, they are making it pretty clear that working with Teri Hatcher the past few years has been one of the worst things to ever happen to them.
Throughout the run of the show there have always been those rumors you hear about how no one wanted to stand next to Teri or if someone was having a party at their house, they would only come if Teri was not invited.
There was the time that there was a private wrap party for a season and no one ever bothered to tell Teri about it and she never bothered to ask.
In 2002, she assisted Santa Clara County prosecutors in indicting Stone for a more recent molestation that led his female victim to commit suicide at the age of 14.