Andrea Parker joins Desperate Housewives

Desperate Housewives{jcomments on}Andrea Parker is to replace Jessica Hecht as Tom Scavo’s (Doug Savant) new girlfriend.

Yesterday it was revealed that Friends actress Jessica Hecht would be joining the cast of Desperate Housewives, for its final season, as a new girlfriend for Tom. As viewers of the ABC series will remember season 7 saw Tom and Lynette (Felicity Huffman) decide to end their marriage. Well TV Line is now reporting that Hecht will no longer be joining the cast and instead Andrea Parker will be taking on the role. The actress is probably best known for her role of Lydia Weston in Less than Perfect. Parker has also appeared in JAG, The Pretenders, ER, The Mentalist and CSI: Miami.