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Jon Cryer

Jonathan Niven "Jon" Cryer (born April 16, 1965) is an American actor, screenwriter and film producer. He is the son of Gretchen and David Cryer, who are actors and performers. Cryer made his motion picture debut in the 1984 romantic comedy No Small Affair, but found greater fame 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. Although Cryer gained subsequent fame by starring in these films, it took several years to find success on television. The shows in which Cryer starred, such as The Famous Teddy Z, Partners, and The Trouble with Normal, did not last long. In 2003, Cryer was cast as Alan Harper on the hit CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men, for which he won two Primetime Emmy Awards in 2009 and 2012. Cryer received a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television in 2011. Cryer was born in New York City, New York. His mother, Gretchen (née Kiger), is a playwright, songwriter, actress, and singer, and his father, Donald David Cryer, is an actor/singer who originally studied to be a minister. His paternal grandfather, Rev.

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'Two & A Half Men' -- Charlie's OUT of the Picture

'Two & A Half Men'
Charlie's OUT of the Picture

Charlie Sheen can officially kiss Warner Bros. goodbye, because they've officially kissed him off by taking down the "Two and a Half Men" poster from the outer wall of the studio.The billboard… READ MORE >

Ashton, Angus and Cryer -- It's Raining 'Men'

Ashton, Angus and Cryer
It's Raining 'Men'

After the storm they've weathered ... a little rain couldn't stop Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones and their newest castmate Ashton Kutcher from finally appearing TOGETHER at a CBS party in NYC today.… READ MORE >

- 1252 days ago
Jon Cryer -- "Jazzed" About Future of "Men"

Jon Cryer -- "Jazzed" About Future of "Men"

Jon Cryer still has a job -- thanks in no small part to Ashton Kutcher -- and from the sound of things ... he's quite happy about it. The "Two and a Half Men" star made his first comments… READ MORE >

- 1256 days ago
'Men' a Go -- Ashton To Make Way Less than Charlie

'Men' a Go
Ashton to Make Way Less than Charlie

Ashton Kutcher has officially signed on to "Two and a Half Men" ... and TMZ has learned he'll be making more than half of Charlie Sheen's base salary ... but less than $900,000 an episode.Sources… READ MORE >

- 1257 days ago
'Two And A Half Men' -- On the Chopping Block

'Two And A Half Men'
On the Chopping Block

There's a 50/50 chance "Two and a Half Men" will not come back for a 9th season ... people connected with the production tell TMZ.There are certain things we know for sure ...-- Charlie Sheen will… READ MORE >

- 1272 days ago
Jon Cryer -- No Time for Charlie

Jon Cryer -- No Time for Charlie

Jon Cryer and Charlie Sheen are both in New York City this weekend, but don't expect the former co-stars to get together over tiger blood ... sources tell TMZ. Sheen has been in the Tri-State area… READ MORE >

- 1290 days ago
Jon Cryer -- More Cracks at Charlie Sheen

Jon Cryer -- More Cracks at Charlie Sheen

There's an old expression about messing with the bull and getting the horns -- we don't know how that expression works when you mess with a warlock, but Jon Cryer might find out. Cryer was a… READ MORE >

- 1304 days ago
Jon Cryer -- Hey Charlie, I AM A TROLL!!!

Jon Cryer
Hey Charlie, I AM A TROLL!!!

Jon Cryer just went on the Conan O'Brien show to fire off a mind bullet at his former co-star Charlie Sheen ... trolls DO exist ... and Jon is one of them!!!! Duh ...  READ MORE >

- 1320 days ago
'Two and a Half Men' Set -- Sheet Happens

'Two and a Half Men' Set -- Sheet Happens

The "Two and a Half Men" set ... is now a really expensive storage unit ... TMZ has learned. TMZ spoke with multiple members from the "Men" production crew ... who tell us the set has been "dead"… READ MORE >

- 1321 days ago
Jon Cryer Moves Forward with His Life

Jon Cryer Moves Forward with His Life

While Charlie Sheen continues on ranting and raving about his former co-workers, Jon Cryer made constructive use of his time off from "Two and a Half Men" by going to a spa with his wife in L.A.… READ MORE >

- 1321 days ago

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