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Anne Archer Biography

Birth Name:
Anne Archer
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States

Fast Facts

  • Father was actor John Archer, announcer for the radio series The Shadow, who voiced the famous tagline, "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!" Was Miss Golden Globe in 1971
  • Auditioned for the role of Lois Lane in the movie Superman, a role eventually awarded to Margot Kidder
  • A longtime member of the Church of Scientology, she is the international spokesperson for their affiliated magazine, Applied Scholastics
  • Founded the non-profit organization Artists for Human Rights
  • Took over the role of Mrs
  • Robinson in the West End's production of The Graduate for the summer of 2001


  • 1989BAFTA Film Awards-Best Actress in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 1988Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1987Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: nominated