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.
Days of our Lives
December 5, 2014
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.
One Life to Live
July 16, 2001
to January 13, 2012
; April 29, 2013
to August 19, 2013
: Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actress (2003, 2006)
PLACE OF BIRTH: Dallas, Texas
DATE OF BIRTH: December 2, 1979
MARITAL STATUS: Engaged, Glen Angelino [Sep 2006]
: Archer, co-stars are the subjects of Internet gossip. [Feb 28, 2005]
: No new contract yet for Archer, recast possible. [Apr 27, 2005]
: LISTEN NOW: Melissa Archer, Bree Williamson provide laughs, drama in discussing May Sweeps storyline on Soap Central Live [May 21, 2010]
: Archer among latest batch of Prospect Park signings. [Aug 30, 2011]
: Archer one of more than a dozen OLTL stars signed on for return. [Jan 22, 2013]
: Podcast: Interviews with AMC and OLTL stars from series' Red Carpet premiere [Apr 26, 2013]
: Melissa Archer joins the cast of Days of our Lives. [Aug 26, 2014]
: Report: Melissa Archer out at Days of our Lives [Mar 22, 2015]
: DAYS Melissa Archer departs next week; says getting fired was “pleasant” [Aug 21, 2015]
: Youthful Daze snags more popular soap stars [Sep 30, 2015]