Hatcher later addressed the rumors of her departure from Desperate Housewives saying, "There are not enough adjectives to describe how stupid, off base, and ridiculously untrue this is." 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, on November 10, 1997, and divorced in March 2003.The episode continued a tradition of former Lois Lane actresses portraying the character's mother many years later.
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.
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 failed at the box office. Hatcher made a much-discussed guest appearance on a 1993 episode of Seinfeld, in which her character, Sidra, breaks up with Jerry because she believes that Jerry was trying to have Elaine surreptitiously determine whether Sidra had breast implants. and they're spectacular.") She returned to play Sidra in two subsequent episodes.
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. She beat out four other actresses for one of the lead roles on ABC's Desperate Housewives, on which she stars as Susan Mayer, a role for which she won the Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Golden Globe Award in 63rd Golden Globe Awards.
Von Insidern am Set erfuhr GALA aber eine andere Version.
Hinterrücks soll Eva lästern und Thesen wie diese aufstellen: passe deshalb so gut zu den "Desperate Housewives", weil sie auch im wirklichen Leben verzweifelt sei und sich aus diesem Grund mit ihrem Verflossenen amüsiere.
On April 9, 2008, Hatcher appeared on Idol Gives Back, singing Carrie Underwood's "Before He Cheats".
In 2010 Hatcher made a return to the Superman franchise, with a special guest role in the final season of Smallville as Lois Lane's mother, Ella Lane.
From 1986 to 1989, she appeared in the recurring role of "Penny Parker" opposite Richard Dean Anderson's eponymous hero on the TV series Mac Gyver.