Anne Archer (born August 25, 1947) is an American movie and TV actress. She was born in Los Angeles, California. Her parents were actors (actress Marjorie Lord and actor John Archer).
Archer married William Davis in 1968, but they later divorced. In 1979, she married Terry Jastrow. Archer has two sons, one from each marriage.
In 1991, Archer made the story of her abortion public, and has been an activist supporter of Planned Parenthood.
Archer is a high-level member of the Church of Scientology, and increasingly vocal in public about her Scientology beliefs. In December 2005 she appeared at the gala opening event for Scientology's "Psychiatry: An Industry of Death" Museum. The museum includes an exhibit with a videotaped display of Archer decrying psychiatric treatments.
Archer's first major film role was opposite Jon Voight in the 1970 film The All-American Boy. She then worked off-Broadway during the early 1980s.
A breakthrough role for Archer was in the 1987 thriller Fatal Attraction, in which she played the wife of Michael Douglas' character. The film earned her an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress. In 1992, she played the wife of CIA Analyst Jack Ryan in Patriot Games opposite Harrison Ford.