Anne Archer (born August 24, 1947) is an American actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 1987 film Fatal Attraction. Her other film appearances include Paradise Alley (1978), Patriot Games (1992), Short Cuts (1993), Clear and Present Danger (1994), and Lullaby (2014). On stage, she starred as Mrs. Robinson in the West End production of The Graduate in 2001, and in the title role of The Trial of Jane Fonda at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Anne Archer at the 1989 Academy Awards
|Born||August 24, 1947|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||William Davis (m. 1969; div. 1977)|
Terry Jastrow (m. 1979)
Archer's first television appearance was in 1970 on the series Men at Law. She was named Miss Golden Globe in 1971. Her first feature film was The Honkers (1972), which was followed by Lifeguard (1976). She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Beth Gallagher in the film Fatal Attraction (1987). Her other prominent film roles include Patriot Games (1992) and Clear and Present Danger (1994). Her 2009 movie Ghosts of Girlfriends Past also featured her former Fatal Attraction co-star Michael Douglas, although they shared no scenes together.
In 2001, Archer portrayed Mrs. Robinson at the Gielgud Theatre in a West End production of The Graduate. She has made several appearances on television shows such as Mannix, Hawaii Five-0, Little House on the Prairie, Falcon Crest, Boston Public, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Privileged, and Ghost Whisperer.
Archer married William Davis in 1969. They had one son, Thomas William "Tommy" Davis, born on August 18, 1972. The couple divorced in 1977. She married Terry Jastrow in 1979. They have one son together, Jeffrey Tucker Jastrow, born on October 18, 1984. She was originally a Christian Scientist, but her husband and she have been members of the Church of Scientology since 1975. Between 1982 and 1986, she was a spokeswoman for Applied Scholastics, the literacy training organization sponsored by the Church of Scientology. Her son Tommy was the head of the Church of Scientology's Celebrity Centre International in Los Angeles.
In 1991, Archer spoke out about her abortion in the book The Choices We Made: Twenty-Five Women and Men Speak Out About Abortion.
|1972||The Honkers||Deborah Moon|
|1972||Cancel My Reservation||Crazy Hollister|
|1973||The All-American Boy||Drenna Valentine|
|1978||Good Guys Wear Black||Margaret|
|1980||Hero at Large||Jolene Marsh|
|1980||Raise the Titanic||Dana Archibald|
|1982||Waltz Across Texas||Gail Weston|
|1984||The Naked Face||Ann Blake|
|1985||Too Scared to Scream||Kate Bridges|
|1986||The Check is in the Mail...||Peggy Jackson|
|1987||Fatal Attraction||Beth Gallagher||Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress|
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
|1990||Love at Large||Miss Dolan|
|1990||Narrow Margin||Carol Hunnicut|
|1990||Eminent Domain||Mira Borski|
|1992||Patriot Games||Cathy Ryan|
|1993||Body of Evidence||Joanne Braslow|
|1993||Family Prayers||Rita Jacobs|
|1993||Short Cuts||Claire Kane||Golden Globe Award for Best Ensemble Cast|
|1994||Clear and Present Danger||Cathy Muller Ryan|
|1994||There Goes My Baby||Narrator||Voice role|
|1996||Mojave Moon||Julie Rigby|
|1998||Nico the Unicorn||Julie Hastings|
|2000||Whispers: An Elephant's Tale||Gentle Heart||Voice role|
|2000||Rules of Engagement||Mrs. Mourain|
|2000||The Art of War||Eleanor Hooks|
|2002||The Gray in Between||Ursula|
|2003||Uncle Nino||Marie Micelli|
|2005||Man of the House||Prof. Molly McCarthy|
|2005||The Iris Effect||Sarah Hathaway|
|2006||End Game||The First Lady|
|2009||Ghosts of Girlfriends Past||Vonda Volkom|
|1973||The Blue Knight||Laila|
|1974||The Mark of Zorro||Teresa|
|1975||The Log of the Black Pearl||Lila Bristol|
|1975||A Matter of Wife... and Death||Carol|
|1976||The Dark Side of Innocence||Nora Hancock Mulligan|
|1978||The Pirates||Jordana Mason|
|1984||The Sky's No Limit||Dr. Susan Keith Browning|
|1987||A Different Affair||N/A|
|1988||Leap of Faith||Debby Franke Ogg|
|1992||The Last of His Tribe||Henriette Kroeber|
|1994||Jane's House||Mary Parker|
|1994||Because Mommy Works||Abby|
|1995||The Man in the Attic||Krista Heldmann|
|1998||Indiscretion of an American Wife||Julia Burton|
|1998||My Husband's Secret Life||Theresa "Sissy" Sullivan|
|2002||Night of the Wolf||Claire McNichol|
|2007||Judicial Indiscretion||Monica Barrett|
|2008||Family Practice||Helena Kinglare|
|1970||Men at Law||Annette Porter||Episode: "Shadows of Doubt"|
|1970||Hawaii Five-0||Jane Michaels||Episode: "Beautiful Screamer"|
|1971||The F.B.I.||Lynne Ashton||Episode: "Downfall"|
|1971||Mod Squad||Jennifer||Episode: "Color of Laughter, Color of Tears"|
|1971||Ironside||Myra St. John||Episode: "Murder Impromptu"|
|1971||Alias Smith and Jones||Ellen Lewis||Episode: "Shootout at Diablo Station"|
|1971||Love, American Style||Louise||Segment: "Love and the Fountain of Youth"|
|1972||The Sixth Sense||Elizabeth Danbury||Episode: "Can a Dead Man Strike from the Grave?"|
|1973||Mannix||Anne Avery||Episode: "A Problem of Innocence"|
|1973||Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice||Carol Sanders||12 episodes|
|1974||Harry O||Sharon Dempsey||Episode: "Guardian at the Gates"|
|1975||Little House on the Prairie||Kate Thorvald||Episode: "Doctor's Lady"|
|1975||Petrocelli||Sherril Brewster||Episode: "Shadow of Fear"|
|1976||McCloud||Wilhelmina Kirk||Episode: "Our Man in the Harem"|
|1976||Petrocelli||N/A||Episode: "Shadow of a Doubt"|
|1976||Harry O||Felicia Applequist||Episode: "The Mysterious Case of Lester and Dr. Fong"|
|1977||Seventh Avenue||Myrna Gold||3 episodes|
|1983||The Family Tree||Annie Benjamin Nichols||6 episodes|
|1985||Falcon Crest||Cassandra Wilder||22 episodes|
|1994||Leslie's Folly||Leslie||TV short|
|1995||Present Tense, Past Perfect||Kate||TV short|
|1999||Camino de Santiago||Isabelle Derek||3 episodes|
|2000||Beggars and Choosers||Beverly Boyden||Episode: "Moles, Meatloaf, and Myrna Loy"|
|2003||Boston Public||Patricia Emerson||3 episodes|
|2004||The L Word||Lenore Pieszecki||3 episodes|
|2006||It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia||Barbara Reynolds||3 episodes|
|2006–08||Ghost Whisperer||Beth Gordon||4 episodes|
|2008–09||Privileged||Laurel Limoges||13 episodes|
|2016||The Grinder||Lenore||Episode: "For the People"|
|2018||Law & Order: SVU||Trudy Morris||Episode: "Mama"|
- Thise, Mark (2008). Hollywood Winners & Losers A to Z. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 5. ISBN 0-87910-351-5.
She is the international spokeswoman for Applied Scholastic International, a front group for the Church of Scientology.
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- "Anne Archer: My Family Values". 2014-07-11. Retrieved 2018-04-04.
- Wright, Lawrence (February 14, 2011). "The Apostate: Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology". The New Yorker. Retrieved March 8, 2011.
- "SCIENTOLOGY'S TOP 20 CELEBRITIES — in order of those most likely to defect". The Underground Bunker. September 26, 2016. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
- Ebner, Mark; Andrew Breitbart (2004). Hollywood, Interrupted. John Wiley and Sons. pp. 128. ISBN 0-471-45051-0.
- Shaw, William (2008-02-17). "The science of celebrity". The Sunday Telegraph. p. 26.
- Morton, Andrew (2008). Tom Cruise: An Unauthorized Biography. New York: St. Martin's Press. pp. 243, 317. ISBN 0-312-35986-1.
- "Celebrities speak out on abortion". EW.com. Retrieved 2019-05-27.