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Anne Archer

Award-winning actress Anne Archer plays Laurel Limoges, founder of an international cosmetics empire, in The CW's drama Privileged.

Archer was nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and the British (BAFTA) Academy Award for her role opposite Michael Douglas in Adrian Lyne's thriller Fatal Attraction. Archer is also well-known for her poignant Golden Globe-winning performance in the ensemble cast of Robert Altman's Short Cuts, and for playing Harrison Ford's beleaguered wife in Patriot Games and Clear and Present Danger.

Throughout her motion picture career, she has starred opposite some of Hollywood's most dynamic and respected leading men, including Michael Douglas, Gene Hackman in Narrow Margin, Donald Sutherland in Eminent Domain, and Sylvester Stallone in Paradise Alley. She starred opposite Tommy Lee Jones in Man of the House. She is soon to be seen in the feature film Felon, staring Val Kilmer, Stephen Dorff and Sam Shepherd, which opens in late July, and has recently completed production on the romantic comedy Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, for New Line Cinema, directed by Mark Waters, starring Mathew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner and Michael Douglas.

On television, Miss Archer appeared in one season of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, starring opposite Danny DeVito. She also appeared in The L Word and has a recurring role in Ghost Whisperer, as the mother of Jennifer Love Hewitt.

Miss Archer is the fourth generation in her family to be born and raised in Los Angeles. When not acting, she devotes her time to the organization she founded in 2006, Artists for Human Rights (AFHR), which has the purpose of bringing artists together with the common cause of raising awareness of human rights around the world.

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Anne Archer Facts

BirthdayAugust 25, 1947 (75)
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Height5' 7" (1m70)  How tall is Anne Archer compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Uncle Nino
Patriot Games
Fatal Attraction
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
Rules of Engagement
La Femme Nikita
Mac Bangs Dennis' Mom
Narrow Margin
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