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Jon Cryer

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Jonathan Niven "Jon" Cryer (born April 16, 1965, height 5' 9" (1,75 m)) is an American actor, screenwriter and film producer. He is the son of actress–singer Gretchen Cryer. He made his motion picture debut in the 1984 romantic comedy No Small Affair, but gained greater fame as "Duckie" in the 1986 John Hughes-scripted film Pretty in Pink. In 1998, he finished writing and producing the independent film Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five, which was well received. Even though Cryer gained some fame by starring in these films, it took several years to find success on television; the shows he had starred in (The Famous Teddy Z, Partners and The Trouble with Normal) did not last very long. In 2003, he was cast as Alan Harper on the CBS hit comedy series Two and a Half Men, opposite Charlie Sheen, for which Cryer won a Primetime Emmy Award in 2009. He received three earlier Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his work on the show.

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Apr 16, 1965 In New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie O.C. and Stiggs 1985-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows 2016-02-21
Known For
Poster of American Dad!
Poster of Two and a Half Men
Poster of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Movie Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows 2016-02-21
Movie Valiyavan Richard Pig 2015-03-27
Movie Oru Oorla Rendu Raja David 2014-11-07
Movie Hit by Lightning Ricky Miller 2014-10-31
Series Mom Customer 2013-09-23
Movie Ass Backwards Dean Morris 2013-01-21
Movie Company David 2011-06-15
Movie Due Date Alan Harper 2010-11-04
Movie Shorts Dad Thompsan 2009-08-21
Movie Weather Girl Charles 2009-07-10
Movie Stay Cool Javier 2009-04-23
Movie RockNRolla Lenny 2008-09-04
Movie Unstable Fables: 3 Pigs & a Baby Richard Pig 2008-01-01
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Series The Tony Danza Show 2004-09-13
Series Danny Phantom Unknown 2004-04-03
Series Two and a Half Men Alan Harper 2003-09-21
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Series The Trouble with Normal Zack Mango 2000-10-06
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie Glam Jimmy Pells 1998-05-08
Movie Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five Daniel 1998-01-01
Movie Hot Shots! Jim 'Wash Out' Pfaffenbach 1991-07-31
Movie Hiding Out Andrew Morenski / Max Hauser 1987-11-06
Movie Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Lenny 1987-07-23
Movie Pretty in Pink Philip F. "Duckie" Dale 1986-02-28
Movie O.C. and Stiggs Randall Schwab Jr. 1985-01-01