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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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Jon Cryer -- That's Not My Twitter!

Jon Cryer -- That's Not My Twitter!

Various media outlets are reporting Jon Cryer has broken his silence -- via Twitter -- on the whole Charlie Sheen/"Two and a Half Men" fiasco -- except he DOESN'T HAVE A TWITTER ACCOUNT!!!The… READ MORE >

Jon Cryer -- Time on His Hands

Jon Cryer -- Time on His Hands

Jon Cryer has been involuntarily freed from pesky tasks like learning his lines on "Two and a Half Men" -- at least temporarily while Charlie Sheen figures out his life ... and there's an upside… READ MORE >

- 1328 days ago
Jon Cryer -- I Check TMZ for My Charlie Updates

Jon Cryer
I Check TMZ for My Charlie Updates

You gotta see this clip from the "Conan O'Brien" show tonight ... hilarious.  READ MORE >

- 1334 days ago
Jon Cryer -- Of Mansions and 'Men'

Jon Cryer -- Of Mansions and 'Men'

TMZ has learned .... Jon Cryer may have millions of reasons to be pushing for Charlie Sheen to re-sign on "Two and a Half Men."  He's sinking a fortune into a new home.As we first reported… READ MORE >

- 1593 days ago
Charlie Sheen -- It's Easy to Say Goodbye

Charlie Sheen
It's Easy to Say Goodbye

Suddenly it's looking like Charlie Sheen may not re-sign with "Two and a Half Men" -- sources tell TMZ. Several sources familiar with the situation say Sheen likes playing Charlie Harper but he's… READ MORE >

- 1594 days ago
Jon Cryer Custody Hearing -- Lips Sealed

Jon Cryer Custody Hearing -- Lips Sealed

Jon Cryer has just left court in his bitter child support hearing with ex-wife Sarah Trigger.  And per the judge, everyone is mum.Cryer was trying to reduce his child support payments from… READ MORE >

- 1595 days ago
Jon Cryer's Ex-Wife -- New Info on Alleged Hit

Jon Cryer's Ex-Wife --
New Info on Alleged Hit

The lawyer for Jon Cryer's ex-wife filed legal documents today discussing the alleged plot to kill Cryer and another man. Sarah Trigger, through her lawyer Vicki Greene, is responding to a TMZ… READ MORE >

- 1665 days ago
Jon Cryer Alleged Hit - Mexico Gang Connection?

Jon Cryer Alleged Hit - Mexico Gang Connection?

The man allegedly at the center of the Jon Cryer murder plot is a contractor who was part of a drug smuggling ring in Mexico .... this according to the estranged husband of Jon Cryer's ex-wife.TMZ… READ MORE >

- 1668 days ago
Cryer Alleged Murder Plot -- Key Person Recants?

Cryer Alleged Murder Plot -- Key Person Recants?

A key figure in the alleged murder plot against "Two and a Half Men" star Jon Cryer allegedly now says Jon's ex- wife wasn't behind the plot ... this according to a voicemail message obtained by… READ MORE >

- 1668 days ago
Jon Cryer's Ex-Wife Allegedly Requested Hit

Jon Cryer's Ex-Wife
Allegedly Requested Hit

Jon Cryer, co-star of "Two and a Half Men," was the target of a hit engineered by his ex-wife ... this according to the woman's ex-boyfriend.According to documents filed in the custody battle… READ MORE >

- 1669 days ago

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