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Here's what the main cast of Desperate Housewives is up to these days

It’s been a while.

WE STILL LOOK back fondly on the nights when we could stay up late to watch Desperate Housewives on RTÉ2. What a show.

Teri Hatcher (Susan Mayer)

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Before she was the loveable klutz Susan, Teri was a Bond Girl and Lois Lane.

Since Desperate Housewives finished, she’s established herself as a foodie and an activist – and fittingly, she had a recurring role in Supergirl as an evil queen.

Felicity Huffman (Lynette Scavo)

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Lynette was one hell of a character – a cancer survivor, a put-upon wife, and mother to a seemingly never-ending stream of children with names beginning with P.

Felicity Huffman won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for portraying Lynette, and currently stars in the critically lauded American Crime. She recently celebrated her 20th wedding anniversary with William H Macy. They’re absolutely adorable.

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Marcia Cross (Bree Van de Kamp)

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Bree Van de Kamp! A legend, an icon, a star, a scheming with a pristine kitchen.

Marcia Cross can now be seen in the crime series Quantico, and has also gone down in Irish telly history thanks to this amazing clip from The Saturday Night Show.

Eva Longoria (Gabrielle Solis)

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The endlessly glamorous Gabby launched Eva Longoria to stardom and landed her a lucrative L’Oreal contract.

She’s still a spokeswoman for the brand, but has turned to producing more than acting in recent years. Fun fact: She produced John Wick. Yes, the violent Keanu Reeves movie.

Nicolette Sheridan (Edie Britt)

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The saucy, devious Edie was one of the most iconic characters on the show but after she was killed off, Nicolette Sheridan accused creator Marc Cherry of assault and wrongful termination, amongst other things.

She’s been cast as Alexis Carrington in the new Dynasty reboot, and we can’t think of anyone more perfect for the role, TBH.

Dana Delany (Katherine Mayfair)

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Bree’s sneaky rival Katherine had a succession of male suitors (including Mike Delfino) before embarking on the show’s first lesbian relationship.

After leaving DH, Dana Delany played the lead role in the medical drama Body of Proof. She also went to the IFTAs in 2012. Why Dana.

Vanessa Williams (Renee Perry)

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Vanessa went straight from her legendary role as Wilhelmina Slater in Ugly Betty to Wisteria Lane, where she again played a rich bitch (but she’s so very good at it, so why deviate?).

She’s been in all sorts since then, including The Good Wife, The Mindy Project, and Broad City.

Alfre Woodard (Betty Applewhite)

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Betty Applewhite kept her son in chains in the basement, because obviously that’s what you do when you think your child is a murderer.

Alfre Woodard has had a career spanning decades, and most recently was cast as Simba’s mother in the upcoming live action Lion King movie. You may also have seen her in Netflix’s Luke Cage series.

James Denton (Mike Delfino)

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Did you just swoon? Us too. Mike Delfino was the hunky plumber who wooed Susan, got run over by Orson Hodge, had amnesia and subsequently forgot Susan, then remembered who she was and finally married her. (What a show this was.)

James Denton actually popped up in Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry’s next show, Devious Maids, and stars in a Hallmark series called Good Witch.

Doug Savant (Tom Scavo)

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Did Tom Scavo and his eternal mid-life crisis drive you mad? Because he drove us mad, along with poor Lynette.

Doug Savant has mostly had guest roles in shows like Criminal Minds, Hawaii Five-0 and The X-Files since Desperate Housewives wrapped.

Kyle MacLachlan (Orson Hodge)

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Kyle was already well-known when Orson met Bree in the third series of the show, having starred in Sex and the City and the iconic 90s series Twin Peaks.

He’s just been nominated for a Golden Globe for reprising the character of Dale Cooper in the revival of the latter show.

Ricardo Antonio Chavira (Carlos Solis)

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Long suffering Carlos had his work cut out for him: Dealing with Gabby’s affair(s), having some of his own, going blind and then miraculously regaining his sight, careening from riches to rags and back again.

Ricardo has had recurring roles in loads of TV shows, from Scandal to Jane The Virgin and most recently, Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet.

Andrea Bowen (Julie Mayer)

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Julie Mayer was the mature daughter of Susan, who looked after her mam more than her mam looked after her. Since finishing up in the role in 2012, Andrea’s been in loads of TV movies as well as an episode of Scandal.

Jesse Metcalfe (John Rowland)

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Ah, John the gardener who had an affair with Gabby! Jesse was an It Man of the late 2000s – after Despos (and John Tucker Must Die), he was in the Dallas reboot and currently stars in a Hallmark series called Chesapeake Shores.

Jesse dated our very own Nadine Coyle from 2005 to 2008 and even had her likeness tattooed on his arm, which is of course a great idea.

Madison De La Garza (Juanita Solis)

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Madison was just seven years old when she was cast as the daughter of Gabriella and Carlos. She recently celebrated her 16th birthday with her big sis, singer Demi Lovato.

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