Teri Lynn Hatcher was born on December 8, 1964 in Palo Alto, California. She was educated at Freemont High School. One of Hatcher's early jobs was an NFL cheerleader before joining the cast of TV show Love Boat. Later on she joined the cast of MacGyver. In 1988 she had a guest appearance on Star Trek: The Next Generation. She also had a much talked about appearance in Seinfeld. In 1997, she joined the cast of Tomorrow Never Dies, something she apparently regretted having done after the film was released.