John Archer

John Archer

Father of Anne Archer, Gregg Bowman (from his first marriage), John Archer and Lisa Archer (from his second marriage).

Father-in-law of Terry Jastrow.

Grandfather of Tom Davis.

In 1994, The Shadow (1994), a role which he played on radio from 1944-1945, was made into a film starring Alec Baldwin. Baldwin was the first actor to play "Jack Ryan" in The Hunt for Red October (1990). For the sequels Patriot Games (1992) and Clear and Present Danger (1994),he was replaced by Harrison Ford, and the character's wife was played by John's daughter, Anne Archer.

Interviewed by Tom Weaver in the book, "They Fought in the Creature Features" (McFarland & Co., 1994).

Played the title character on the radio series "The Shadow" from late 1944 to late 1945, during Brett Morrison's absence.