Felicity Huffman is smart, funny, beautiful and talented. For seven seasons, she's starred as frazzled wife and mother Lynette Scavo on "Desperate Housewives."
And she didn't get the part the way she originally thought she did. And Huffman really, really wanted the part of Lynette.
"When a good script comes along during pilot season, the drumbeat goes out because there's only a couple that everyone's going, 'Oh, my God. Oh, my God. Oh, my God,'" she said. "And this was one of them."