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Jon Cryer

Jon Cryer
Infobox
Name
Jonathan Niven
Birthday
April 16, 1965
Age
56
Size
1.75 m (5′ 9″)
Surname
Cryer
Partner
Lisa Joyner
Children
Charlie Austin Cryer, Daisy Cryer
Zodiac sign
Aries

Jon Cryer is an American actor, screenwriter and producer, who achieved international fame with his role as "Alan Harper" in the hit comedy series Two and a Half Men, alongside actor Charlie Sheen, a production that earned him two Emmy Awards. 

Jon Cryer: How His Career Began

Jonathan Niven Cryer, better known as Jon Cryer, was born on April 16, 1965, in New York, United States. He took his first steps as an actor in theater. He participated in the Broadway play Torch Song Trilogy, as well as in My Dear Family. In 1984, at the age of 19, he starred in the film No Small Affair, alongside Demi Moore. A couple of years later, in 1986, he stood out thanks to the film Pretty in Pink. Jon participated in several television and film productions, such as the series Partners, The Trouble with Normal or Hey Joel, as well as in movies like Hot Shots!, Holy Man, or Glam, until 2003, when the most important role in Jon's career arrived.

Jon Cryer's International Success

In 2003 Jon was selected to play "Alan Harper" in the series Two and a Half Men, a character thanks to which he achieved worldwide recognition and success. Jon gave life to "Alan" in a total of 12 seasons, in which he remained as one of the main characters. As a result of this production, in which he worked alongside Charlie Sheen in eight seasons, Jon managed to be recognized and awarded, getting seven Emmy Award nominations, obtaining two of these awards as Best Supporting Actor and Best Actor in a Comedy Series. After the conclusion of the series in 2015, Jon became a recognized figure not only in American television but internationally. After such work, Jon has participated in other productions such as in NCIS or Supergirl, as well as in the 2019 film Big Time Adolescence.

Fun Facts About Jon Cryer

  • He is the son of the actress, Gretchen Cryer.
  • After his participation in the movie Pretty in Pink, Cryer's mother revealed that Jon was highly sought after by girls.
  • In 1993 he was sought after to audition for the role of "Chandler" on Friends.
  • He married reporter Lisa Joyner in Mexico.
  • In 2009 Jon and Lisa announced the adoption of a baby girl.

Questions and answers about Jon Cryer

Jon Cryer is an American actor, screenwriter and producer, who achieved international fame with his role as "Alan Harper" in the hit comedy series Two and a Half Men, alongside actor Charlie Sheen, a production that earned him two Emmy Awards. 
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Jon Cryer was born on 16 April 1965
Jon Cryer is 56 years old
Jon Cryer is in a relationship with Lisa Joyner
Yes, Jon Cryer has 2 children: Charlie Austin Cryer, Daisy Cryer
Jon Cryer is 1.75 m (5′ 9″) tall
Jon Cryer is Aries