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Archer and Oliver Clark in the television program We've Got Each Other (1977)

Beverly Archer is an American actress who is perhaps best known for her television roles as Iola Boylen on Mama's Family and as Gunnery Sgt. Alva Bricker on Major Dad.


Early roles for Archer included portraying Nancy Walker's daughter in The Nancy Walker Show, the breadwinner of the family in We've Got Each Other, and a congressman's secretary on Washingtoon.

She became known in the late 1980s and early 1990s for her roles as Iola Boylen on Mama's Family (1986–1990) and as Gunnery Sgt. Alva Bricker on Major Dad (1990–1993). In addition to those roles, she also appeared on The Young and the Restless, ALF, and the movie Project: ALF. She played Charlie's dull teacher in Vice Versa, a thieving teacher in The Brady Bunch Movie, and appeared in two episodes of Married... with Children as Miss Hardaway, a sexually repressed librarian and abstinence counselor who is in love with Bud.

She also appeared in a 1994 episode of Full House, where she played the role of an unsympathetic SAT test monitor. She made guest appearances on episodes of Family Ties, The Fall Guy, and Grace Under Fire.

Archer appeared in a 1987 episode of Rosie, where she played the role of Kate Boston the former student at Peachtree Academy. In addition to acting, Archer also wrote three ALF episodes, and one episode of Mama's Family.

She retired from acting in 2002.

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