According to Deadline.com, stage and screen star Jessica Hecht will guest star in the upcoming final season of ABC's 'Desperate Housewives.' Hecht will play 'a love interest for newly separated Tom Scavo (Doug Savant).'
She most recently appeared in A View From The Bridge on Broadway with Scarlett Johansson and Liev Schrieber. She has made appearances in television shows such as ER, Seinfeld, Once and Again, Law & Order, Breaking Bad, Bored to Death and The Good Wife; and in movies such as Sideways, Anarchy TV, Kicking and Screaming and Starting Out in the Evening. Hecht is perhaps best known for her recurring role on Friends as Susan Bunch, the lesbian life partner of Ross Geller's ex-wife, Carol Willick. She was also a featured cast member in the Jonathan Silverman sitcom The Single Guy. Recently, she starred in a supporting role as Amy Burns in the 2007 comedy-drama Dan in Real Life, co-starring with Steve Carell and Juliette Binoche, and also in 2009's Whatever Works directed by Woody Allen.
Desperate Housewives was officially renewed by ABC on May 17, 2011 for an eighth season. The season premiere episode will be broadcast on Sunday, September 25. The eighth season will be the show's final season.
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