'Fatal Attraction': This Is Anne Archer Today

Anner Archer starred as "Beth Gallagher" in Fatal Attraction.
August 24, 2020 - 17:05 / Administrator User

Anne Archer has acting running in her blood. Both her mother, Marjorie Lord, and her father, John Archer, were actors and darlings of the world of show business. Anne made her acting debut in 1971, but she became an international household name when she starred in Fatal Attraction. 

Anne Archer was born August 24th, 1947 in Los Angeles to actors John Archer and Marjorie Lord. Anne had her first professional acting job when she was just twenty-four in the TV series Alias Smith and Jones. She had a guest appearance in Little House on the Prairie and starred in twenty-two episodes of Falcon Crest in 1985.

She had her big breakthrough in 1987 when she starred as "Beth Gallagher" alongside Michael Douglas and Glenn Close in the Oscar-nominated thriller Fatal Attraction. She was nominated for an Oscar, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA for her fabulous performance.

Anne Archer: She is still an in-demand actress

After finding fame as "Beth Gallagher" in Fatal Attraction, she appeared in countless films, such as Mojave Moon and Felon. She was also a sought-after TV actress and has had parts in both the Ghost Whisperer and Privileged. She played Jane Fonda in the play The Trial of Jane Fonda in 2014. She appeared on TV screens in an episode of The Grinder, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and was back on screens in the thriller Traffic and even an episode of Law & Order: SVU.

Anne Archer, Michael Douglas and Glenn Close starred in "Fatal Attraction"
Anne Archer, Michael Douglas and Glenn Close starred in Fatal Attraction.

Anne Archer: Her private life

Anne Archer in 2017
Anne Archer in 2017

Anne Archer was married to the author William Davis from 1969 to 1977. They have one son together, Tommy Davis. Anne Archer married TV producer Terry Jastrow in 1979 and they had a son, Jeffrey Tucker Jastrow in 1984. They are still happily married today.

She, her husband, and eldest son Tommy are members of the questionable Church of Scientology. Tommy was even the president of the Church of Scientology's Celebrity Centre in Los Angeles, known for recruiting celebrities.