She has appeared in films such as Paradise Alley, Short Cuts, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, Man of the House and Fatal Attraction, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award. by Eric Michael Mazur Andie Mac Dowell, Bruce Davidson, Jack Lemmon, Zane Cassidy, Julianne Moore, Matthew Modine, Anne Archer, Fred Ward, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Chris Penn, Lili Taylor, Robert Downey, Jr., Madeleine Stowe, Tim Robbins, Lily Tomlin , Tom ...
Factual and Fictional Series About Judges, Lawyers and the Courtroom, 1948-2008 by Hal Erickson On both sides of the transition, the series featured several future stars in the guest casts, including Melinda Dillon, Anne Archer, Kurt Russell, Dan Travanti and Jan –Michael Vincent.
“Ten years ago I probably thought it would change, but now I’m more realistic.” The Fatal Attraction star is currently performing in a production at the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland where she’s playing Jane Fonda—the most outspoken activist and woman’s rights campaigner in Hollywood history.
Despite the hard work of women like Fonda, Archer said, there had been no sea-change in attitudes within the industry.
Serious parts for older actors are usually written for men; while women are predominantly relegated to roles for the young and the scantily-clad.