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Jonathan Niven Cryer

Also Known As: "Jon Cryer"
Current Location:: Los Angeles, California, United States
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Private and Private
Husband of Lisa Joyner
Ex-husband of Sarah Trigger
Father of Private and Private
Brother of Private

Occupation: Actor
Managed by: Private User
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About Jon Cryer

Jon Cryer is an American actor, screenwriter, television director, and film producer. Born into a show business family, Cryer made his motion picture debut as a teenaged photographer in the 1984 romantic comedy No Small Affair; his breakout role came in 1986, playing "Duckie" Dale in the John Hughes-written film Pretty in Pink. In 1998, he wrote and produced the independent film Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five.

In 2003, Cryer was cast as Alan Harper on the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men, for which he won two Primetime Emmy Awards, in 2009 and 2012. Cryer received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television in 2011.

His ethnic background is English, German, Swiss-German, Dutch, Scottish, and Swedish.


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Jon Cryer's Timeline

April 16, 1965
New York, New York, United States