Melissa Archer (Natalie Buchanan Banks on One Life To Live)

Current Character: Natalie Buchanan Banks

Birthday: 1979-12-02

Birthplace: Born in Dallas, Texas

Marital Status: Married to Glenn Angelino


Melissa Jean Archer was born December 2, 1979 in Dallas, Texas. At the age of 17, Archer's acting career began when she got her first major role on "Wishbone." After graduating from high school, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting full time.

She's best known for her longtime portrayal of Natalie Buchanan on "One Life to Live" from 2001 to 2013, including returning with the series’ online reboot. She joined the cast of "Days of our Lives" in 2014 and has been married to Glenn Angelino since August 8, 2008. Her favorite pastimes include dancing, karaoke and sorting through logic puzzles.

Career Highlights

Days of our Lives - Serena Mason (December 5, 2014 - present)
Coach of the Year - Kelly Smithson (2014)
Beacon Hill - Evelyn Preston (2014)
West End - Lauren Buccellato (2014)
One Life to Live - Natalie Buchanan (2001 - 2014)

Awards & Acclaim

Soap Opera Digest Award Winner - Favorite Triangle with Michael Easton and Renée Elise Goldsberry (2005)
Soap Opera Digest Award Winner - Outstanding Newcomer (2003)