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.
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.
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.