Jon Cryer, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Jon Cryer

actor, writer, film director, film producer

Date of Birth: 16-Apr-1965

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Profession: screenwriter, actor, writer, stage actor, voice actor, film producer, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Jon Cryer

  • Jonathan Niven Cryer (born April 16, 1965) is an American actor, comedian and television director.
  • 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" 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. Although Cryer gained fame with his early film roles, it took several years to find success on television; none of his star vehicles, including The Famous Teddy Z, Partners, and The Trouble with Normal, lasted more than 22 episodes.
  • In 2003, Cryer was cast in a co-leading role as Alan Harper on the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men, a major hit for twelve seasons for which he won two Primetime Emmy Award (2009 and 2012).
  • Cryer received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television in 2011. Cryer's other film appearances include Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987), Hiding Out (1987), Hot Shots (1991), Holy Man (1998), Tortured (2008), Shorts (2009), and Hit by Lightning (2014).
  • He also has a recurring role in the CBS drama series NCIS, playing Dr.
  • Cyril Taft. After appearing on the podcast Crime Writers On...
  • it was announced Cryer is joining the team at the Undisclosed podcast for their second season.

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