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Melissa Jean Archer
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Salem Presence
December 5, 2014 to present
At A Glance

Melissa Archer was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She landed her first major acting role on Wishbone at the age of 17, while she was still in high school. After completing high school, she followed her acting dreams to Los Angeles and began auditioning.

In April 2003, Melissa was honored with a Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Newcomer.

Melissa is a former dancer and, in her free time, enjoys karaoke and the challenge of logic puzzles. She relocated to New York for her One Life to Live role.

Acting Portfolio: TELEVISION
Days of our Lives
Serena Mason
December 5, 2014 to present

One Life to Live
Natalie Buchanan
July 16, 2001 to January 13, 2012; April 29, 2013 to August 19, 2013

various characters

Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys: Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actress (2003, 2006)
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Dallas, Texas
DATE OF BIRTH: December 2, 1979
HAIR: Auburn
EYES: Blue
MARITAL STATUS: Engaged, Glen Angelino [Sep 2006]
News Archives
News Archive: Archer, co-stars are the subjects of Internet gossip. [Feb 28, 2005]
News Archive: No new contract yet for Archer, recast possible. [Apr 27, 2005]
News Archive: LISTEN NOW: Melissa Archer, Bree Williamson provide laughs, drama in discussing May Sweeps storyline on Soap Central Live [May 21, 2010]
News Archive: Archer among latest batch of Prospect Park signings. [Aug 30, 2011]
News Archive: Archer one of more than a dozen OLTL stars signed on for return. [Jan 22, 2013]
News Archive: Podcast: Interviews with AMC and OLTL stars from series' Red Carpet premiere [Apr 26, 2013]
News Archive: Melissa Archer joins the cast of Days of our Lives. [Aug 26, 2014]
News Archive: Report: Melissa Archer out at Days of our Lives [Mar 22, 2015]
News Archive: DAYS Melissa Archer departs next week; says getting fired was “pleasant” [Aug 21, 2015]
News Archive: Youthful Daze snags more popular soap stars [Sep 30, 2015]
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