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Jon Cryer Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 22, 2019

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Short Biography

Jon Cryer was born on 16-04-1965 in New York City in the state of New York, United States. He is an American Television Actor, Screenwriter, Television Director, Television Producer, Podcaster, Film Actor, Film Producer, Voice Artist, Comedian & Author.

Jon Cryer Complete Bio & Career

Jon Cryer is arguably one of the best American director and actor. He is best known for his role in the television series ‘Two and a Half Men,’ and the film ‘Pretty in Pink’. His parents werr associated with the entertainment industry, so in a way it was very natural and organic for him to think of making a career in acting from a very young age. He made his acting debut through the Broadway play ‘Torch Song Trilogy,’. Post that, he played some petty roles in movies and television serials. He finally got his first major break after he was roped in the romantic comedy movie called ‘Pretty Pink’ in the year 1986. This was the beginning of what was about to come as his next credits made him one of the most sought after actors of his generation.

He turned writer with the film The Pompatus of Love which released in the year 1996. After he was roped in the long running series Two and a Half Men, he stayed away from silver screen for 5 years. His performance in the serries won him two Emmy awards and things started changing better for him. His recent film was Big Time Adolescence which released in 2019. He though is a consistent figure on small screen and Will & Grace, Drop the Mic, and Who Do You Think You Are? among others. He is currently working on the television series Supergirl.

In addition to acting, he has also tried his hands and writing and prodcuing the films. His produced film ‘Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five,’ was screened at the Los Angeles Film Festival and was highly appreciated. In 2015, he also penned down the book titled So That Happened,’ which was actually a memoir of 30 years of his career in the industry.

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Jon Cryer Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Donald David Cryer and Gretchen Cryer. He has 2 sisters named Robin Cryer and Shelly Cryer. He was married to married to British actress, Sarah Trigger from 1999 to 2004. The couple together has a son named Charlie Austin. He then married Lisa Joyner in 2007. The couple has adopted a daughter named Daisy.

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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Personal Info

Home Town New York City, New York
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Los Angeles, California, United States
School Bronx High School of Science, New York City
College Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London.
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Playing Freesbie
Marital Status Married
Debut Film - No Small Affair (1984)
TV Show - Amazing Stories (1986)
Best Movies Pretty in Pink (1986), Hot Shots! (1991), The Pompatus of Love (1996), and Big Time Adolescence (2019) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Sport American Football
Favorite Dress Suits
Favorite Food Meat Balls

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Jon Cryer

  • He was told to give audition for the role of Chandler Bing on the famous TV series, Friends.However, the tape didn’t reach the directors on time.
  • In his early struggling days, he used to work as an usher at the Equity Library Theater.
  • After diving into the shallow end of the pool, he lost his front two teeth. He then got fake teeth as the replacement.
  • Before the 2016 US Presidential Election, he tore into Republican nominee Donald Trump in his podcast, comparing with his former Two and a Half Men ­co-star Charlie Sheen and accusing him of being addicted to feeling important.
  • While he was working on Two and a Half Men, he was subjected to death threats via a telephone call.
  • Cryer did an audition for the role of Daniel in the action movie, The Karate Kid (2010). However, he found dialogues clichéd and dumb.

Jon Cryer Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

58 years, 7months, 18 days old age Jon Cryer will turn 59 on 16 April, 2024. Only 4 months, 11 days, 14 hours,4 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Jon Cryer has celebrated the total number of 58 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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