Cast of Desperate Housewives
Cast & Characters
CHARACTER: Susan Mayer
Susan is the single mother who tends to be scatterbrained and somewhat ditzy.
Teri Hatcher cruised on "The Love Boat" and hung out with Superman (a.k.a. Dean Cain) on "Lois and Clark" before moving onto Wisteria Lane. She's also earned a Golden Globe® for her performance on this series.
CHARACTER: Gabrielle Solis
Gabrielle is the sexy model-turned-housewife who enjoys the finer things in life.
Eva Longoria comes from the soap world, having starred on "The Bold and the Beautiful," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless." (Also a model, Longoria is signed with L'Oréal.)
CHARACTER: Bree Van De Kamp
Bree is the is the perfectionist housewife and mother who defines prim and proper.
Marcia Cross got her big break when she landed the memorable role as the psycho Kimberly Shaw on "Melrose Place." Her other TV credits include "Everwood," "The King of Queens" and "C.S.I."
CHARACTER: Lynette Scavo
Lynette is the supermom of the bunch always juggling a million things at a time.
Felicity Huffman won an Emmy® for her role on the show (the only Housewife do so) and an Oscar nomination in the same year for "Transamerica." FYI: She's married to actor/director William H. Macy.
CHARACTER: Edie Britt
Edie is the free spirited real estate maven whose love life has everyone buzzing.
Nicollette Sheridan has had plenty of experience playing vixens - from her "Knots Landing" days to her many TV movies, such as "Deceptions" and "Shadows of Desire."