Born in the north east of England and trained at Redroof's Film and Television School and Drama Studio London. In a short space of time Mike has performed in a wide variety of screen and stage roles from contemporary to period.
Performing on stage around London his theatre credits include a dashing turn as a more youthful Maurice in Noel Coward's 'Fallen Angels', Philip 'The Bastard' Faulconbridge in 'King John', Whit in 'Of Mice and Men' and recently Jackie Jackson in 'The Deep Blue Sea'. His film credits include an array of projects from 'Easy Virtue' for Ealing Studios and 'The King's Speech' to independent projects 'Voodoo Magic' and 'The Merchant of Little Venice'.
He currently plays the re-occurring role of Dr John H. Watson in the hugely popular Sherlock Holmes inspired web series 'No Place Like Holmes' for which he was voted into the largest collection of Holmes related memorbellia in 'The Howard Ostrom Collection' as the definitive internet version for his part in portraying the classic duo.
In 2012 Mike starred in the music video for X Factor Rebecca Ferguson's song 'Glitter and Gold' as well BBC2's docu drama 'The Genius of Turner: Painting the Industrial Revolution' playing chemist Humphrey Davy.
He owns production company Old Lamp Films and is working on bringing a series of exciting projects to the screen. Mike is represented in the UK by Lucie Eadon at Eadon James Associates
Name: Michael Archer
Lives in: London, England
Company: Eadon James Associates (Agent) Old Lamp Films (Production Company)
Occupation: Actor, Concept Artist, Director, Editor, Illustrator, Producer, Screenwriter and Storyboard Artist
Unique traits: Meisner Trained, experienced character actor, good with accents, can actually ride a horse, and generally a bit whacky
Bad Betty Gambling Shop
Commercial by Ian and Cooper Lead
Theater by The Theatre Collection / Shaban Arifi Mark Renton
The Midnight Salesman
Theater by Untouched Theatre / Victoria Appleton Husband
The Duchess of Malfi
Theater by Pell Mell Theatre Company / Natalie York Castrucchio / The Doctor
The Genius of Turner
Drama by Fresh one Productions / Clare Bevan Humphrey Davy (Co-Star)
The Kings Speech
Film by Weinstein company / Tom Hooper Am Dram Stage Manager (Support)
Film by Ealing Studios / Stephan Elliot Warwick Holborough (Support)
Best Ensemble Cast
Bernard Hiller Masterclass
Drama Studio London