Anne Archer

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Anne Archer
Anne Archer, 1989-03-cropped.jpg
Anne Archer at the 1989 Academy Awards
Born (1947-08-24) August 24, 1947 (age 70)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1970–present
Spouse(s) William Davis (1969–1977)
Terry Jastrow (1979–present)
Children Jeffrey Tucker Jastrow (b. 1984)
Tommy Davis
Parent(s) John Archer
Marjorie Lord
Website www.annearcher.com

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.

Early life

Archer was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of actors John Archer and Marjorie Lord.[1]

Career

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).

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.[2]

She was a regular on the short-lived sitcom Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice in 1973.[3]

In 2014 and 2016, she played Jane Fonda in the premier production of the play The Trial of Jane Fonda, at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.[4][5]

Personal life

Archer married William Davis in 1969. They had one son, Thomas William "Tommy" Davis, born on August 18, 1972. The couple divorced in 1977.[6] She married Terry Jastrow in 1979.[6] They have one son together, Jeffrey Tucker Jastrow, born on October 18, 1984.[7][6] She was originally a Christian Scientist,[8] but her husband and she have been members of the Church of Scientology since 1975.[9] Between 1982 and 1986, she was a spokeswoman for Applied Scholastics, the literacy training organization sponsored by the Church of Scientology.[1][10] Her son Tommy was the head of the Church of Scientology's Celebrity Centre International in Los Angeles.[11][12]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
1972 The Honkers Deborah Moon
1972 Cancel My Reservation Crazy Hollister
1973 The All-American Boy Drenna Valentine
1976 Trackdown Barbara
1976 Lifeguard Cathy
1978 Good Guys Wear Black Margaret
1978 Paradise Alley Annie
1980 Hero at Large Jolene Marsh
1980 Raise the Titanic Dana Archibald
1981 Green Ice Holbrook
1982 Waltz Across Texas Gail Weston
1984 Naked Face, TheThe Naked Face Ann Blake
1985 Too Scared to Scream Kate Bridges
1986 Check is in the Mail..., TheThe 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 Nominated—Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress
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 Innocents Beryl Denright
2000 Whispers: An Elephant's Tale Gentle Heart Voice role
2000 Rules of Engagement Mrs. Mourain
2000 Art of War, TheThe Art of War Eleanor Hooks
2002 Gray in Between, TheThe Gray in Between Ursula
2003 Uncle Nino Marie Micelli
2004 November Carol Jacobs
2005 Man of the House Prof. Molly McCarthy
2005 Iris Effect, TheThe Iris Effect Sarah Hathaway
2006 Cut Off Louise
2006 End Game The First Lady
2008 Felon Maggie
2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Vonda Volkom
2014 Lullaby Rachel
2017 Trafficked Mother Monica

Television films

Year Title Role Notes
1973 Blue Knight, TheThe Blue Knight Laila
1974 Mark of Zorro, TheThe Mark of Zorro Teresa
1975 Log of the Black Pearl, TheThe Log of the Black Pearl Lila Bristol
1976 Matter of Wife... And Death, AA Matter of Wife... And Death Carol
1976 Dark Side of Innocence, TheThe Dark Side of Innocence Nora Hancock Mulligan
1978 Pirates, TheThe Pirates Jordana Mason
1984 Sky's No Limit, TheThe Sky's No Limit Dr. Susan Keith Browning
1987 Different Affair, AA Different Affair N/A
1988 Leap of Faith Debby Franke Ogg
1992 Last of His Tribe, TheThe Last of His Tribe Henriette Kroeber
1992 Nails Mary Niles
1994 Jane's House Mary Parker
1994 Because Mommy Works Abby
1995 Man in the Attic, TheThe Man in the Attic Krista Heldmann
1996 Jake's Women Maggie
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

Television series

Year Title Role Notes
1970 Men at Law Annette Porter Episode: "Shadows of Doubt"
1970 Hawaii Five-0 Jane Michaels Episode: "Beautiful Screamer"
1971 F.B.I., TheThe 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 Episode: "Love and the Fountain of Youth"
1972 Sixth Sense, TheThe 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"
1975–76 Switch Laurie 3 episodes
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 Family Tree, TheThe 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 L Word, TheThe 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"

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References

  1. ^ a b Thise, Mark (2008). Hollywood Winners & Losers A to Z. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 5. ISBN 0-87910-351-5. She is the international spokeswoman for Applied Scholastic International, a front group for the Church of Scientology. 
  2. ^ Anne Archer Official Website-Film Credits Archived August 25, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Brooks, Tim; Marsh, Earle F. (2009). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. p. 159. 
  4. ^ "Edinburgh Theater Review: 'The Trial of Jane Fonda' Starring Anne Archer". Variety. August 4, 2014. Retrieved March 17, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Anne Archer stars as Jane Fonda in London play". Reuters. July 14, 2016. Retrieved March 17, 2018. 
  6. ^ a b c "Biography of Anne Archer". All American Talent and Celebrity Network. www.allamericanspeakers.com. 2008. Archived from the original on 4 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-18. 
  7. ^ "Anne Archer: My Family Values". 2014-07-11. Retrieved 2018-04-04. 
  8. ^ Wright, Lawrence (February 14, 2011). "The Apostate: Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology". The New Yorker. Retrieved March 8, 2011. 
  9. ^ "SCIENTOLOGY'S TOP 20 CELEBRITIES — in order of those most likely to defect". The Underground Bunker. September 26, 2016. Retrieved March 17, 2018. 
  10. ^ Ebner, Mark; Andrew Breitbart (2004). Hollywood, Interrupted. John Wiley and Sons. p. 128. ISBN 0-471-45051-0. 
  11. ^ Shaw, William (2008-02-17). "The science of celebrity". The Sunday Telegraph. p. 26. 
  12. ^ Morton, Andrew (2008). Tom Cruise: An Unauthorized Biography. New York: St. Martin's Press. pp. 243, 317. ISBN 0-312-35986-1. 

External links

  • Official website
  • Anne Archer on IMDb
  • Anne Archer at AllMovie
  • Anne Archer at the TCM Movie Database
  • Anne Archer Biography, filmreference.com; accessed January 15, 2018.
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