Oscar Actors: Archer, Anne

Born August 25, 1947 in Los Angeles.

A brunette leading and character actress of American and some British films, Anne Archer received an Academy Award nomination in the supporting actress category as the beleaguered but ultimately triumphant wife in the smash-hit thriller “Fatal Attraction.”

The daughter of screen actor John Archer and actress Majorie Lord, Archer married actor and TV sports producer/director Terry Jastrow.

Oscar Alert

In 1987, Anne Archer competed for the Supporting Actress Oscar with Norma Aleandro in “GabyA True Story,” Olympia Dukakis (who won) in “Moonstruck,” Anne Ramsey in “Throw Momma from the Train,” and Ann Southern in “The Whales of August.”