John Archer

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Birthday
8, 1915
Birthplace
Nebraska
Death Date
Dec 3, 1999 (84)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
8, 1915
Birthplace
Nebraska
Death Date
Dec 3, 1999 (84)

About

Stage and screen actor known for his appearances in episodes of such popular television series as Perry Mason, Lassie, Bonanza, and The Virginian. He also performed in the 1945 Broadway production of The Day Before Spring and in such films as White Heat and Rock Around the Clock.

Before Fame

Initially hoping to pursue a career as a cinematographer, he studied film at the University of Southern California.

Trivia

He played the lead role in a popular radio drama called The Shadow.

Family Life

His thirteen-year-long marriage to screen actress Marjorie Lord produced two children. His later marriage to Ann Leddy resulted in two more children and lasted for over four decades (until his death in 1999).

Associated With

His daughter Anne Archer received an Academy Award nomination for her role in the 1987 film Fatal Attraction.