Beverly Archer

Beverly Archer (Born July 19, 1948) is an American actress who is perhaps best known for her television roles as Iola Boylen on Mama's Family[1] and as Gunnery Sgt. Alva Bricker on Major Dad.[2]

Beverly Archer
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Archer and Oliver Clark in the television program We've Got Each Other, 1977.
Born (1948-07-19) July 19, 1948 (age 72)
Years active1976–2002
Robert Bernard
(m. after 1976)

She appeared in other programs such as The Young and the Restless, ALF, and the movie Project: ALF, along with many other guest appearances. She also wrote three ALF episodes. She played a thieving teacher in The Brady Bunch Movie, who was caught by Bobby Brady. She also appeared in two episodes of Married... with Children as Miss Hardaway, a sexually repressed librarian and abstinence counselor who is in love with Bud. In addition, she appeared in a 1994 episode of Full House, where she played the role of an unsympathetic SAT test monitor. She made guest appearances on episodes of Grace Under Fire, Family Ties and The Fall Guy. She portrayed Nancy Walker's daughter in The Nancy Walker Show. Aside from acting, Archer wrote episodes for both Mama's Family and ALF. Also she appeared in a 1987 episode of Rosie, where she played the role of Kate Boston the former student at Peachtree Academy. She retired from acting in 2002.


  1. ^ Marsh, Earle F.; Brooks, Tim (2007). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946–present. New York: Random House Digital, Inc. p. 843. ISBN 978-0-345-49773-4.
  2. ^ Buck, Jerry (January 2, 1993). "Archer expands her range by playing a tough Marine". The Milwaukee Journal. AP. p. T31. Retrieved November 19, 2012.

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