Michael Archer

Michael Archer

Eadon James Associates (Agent) Old Lamp Films (Production Company)
Actor, Concept Artist, Director, Editor, Illustrator, Producer, Screenwriter and Storyboard Artist

London, England

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April 2013
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About Michael

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

Unique traits: Meisner Trained, experienced character actor, good with accents, can actually ride a horse, and generally a bit whacky


  • Berners Street

    Berners Street Biography Comedy A frivolous young man in 19th Century London orchestrates the largest social prank in history in order to win a bet and recover his reputation and the money.


  • Bad Betty Gambling Shop

    Bad Betty Gambling Shop (2014)
    Commercial by Ian and Cooper Lead

  • Trainspotting

    Trainspotting (2014)
    Theater by The Theatre Collection / Shaban Arifi Mark Renton

  • The Midnight Salesman

    The Midnight Salesman (2014)
    Theater by Untouched Theatre / Victoria Appleton Husband

  • The Duchess of Malfi

    The Duchess of Malfi (2014)
    Theater by Pell Mell Theatre Company / Natalie York Castrucchio / The Doctor

  • The Genius of Turner

    The Genius of Turner (2013)
    Drama by Fresh one Productions / Clare Bevan Humphrey Davy (Co-Star)

  • The Kings Speech

    The Kings Speech (2010)
    Film by Weinstein company / Tom Hooper Am Dram Stage Manager (Support)

  • Easy Virtue

    Easy Virtue (2008)
    Film by Ealing Studios / Stephan Elliot Warwick Holborough (Support)


  • Best Ensemble Cast


  • Redroofs

  • Drama Studio London

  • Bernard Hiller Masterclass

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