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Jon Cryer

Born: April 16, 1965, New York City, New York - USA

Jonathan Niven Cryer is an American actor, screenwriter, television director, and film producer.

Born into a show business family, Cryer made his motion picture debut as a teenaged photographer in the 1984 romantic comedy “No Small Affair”; his breakout role came in 1986, playing “Duckie” Dale in the John Hughes-written film “Pretty in Pink”.

In 1998, he wrote and produced the independent film “Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five”.

Although Cryer gained fame with his early film roles, it took several years to find success on television; none of his star vehicles, including “The Famous Teddy Z”, “Partners&rqduo;, and “The Trouble with Normal”, lasted more than 22 episodes.

In 2003, Cryer was cast as Alan Harper on the 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's other film appearances include “Superman IV: The Quest for Peace” (1987), “Hiding Out” (1987), “Hot Shots” (1991), “Tortured” (2008), “Shorts” (2009), and “Hit by Lightning” (2014). He also has a recurring role in the CBS drama series, “NCIS”, playing Dr. Cyril Taft.

After appearing on the podcast Crime Writers On... it was announced Cryer is joining the team at the Undisclosed podcast for their second season.

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Ass Backwards (2013)

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| 90 Min

Two best friends (Kate and Chloe) embark on a cross country trip back to their hometown to attempt to win a pageant that eluded them as children.

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Company (2011)

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| 145 Min

Following five couples and their friend Robert (Neil Patrick Harris), the perpetual bachelor, Company explores the true meaning of being in a relationship through a series of vignettes. Winner of the 1971 Tony Award for Best Musical, Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother, Rent) will led an all-...

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Shorts (2009)

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| 89 Min

A young boy's discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their hands on it.

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Unstable Fables: 3 Pigs & a Baby (2008)

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Animation |
| 78 Min

When the three pigs find a tiny wolf cub on their doorstep, they decide to raise him as their own, unaware that theyve played right into the plan of a special-ops team of wolves. As the newest addition to their family, Lucky grows into his teens not knowing his history, his role in the wolves plan o...

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Holy Man (1998)

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| 114 Min

Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm.

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Partners (1995)

TV Show
| 30 Min

A half-hour, multi-camera comedy centered on the newly established partnership of high-end elitist lawyer Allen Braddock and for-the-people, ethics driven lawyer Marcus Jackson. When a court ordered sanction teams Allen Braddock with Marcus Jackson in hopes that some of Marcus' conscience will r...

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Hot Shots! (1991)

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| 84 Min

Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino and Jon Cryer co-star in director Jim Abrahams (Airplane, Naked Gun) truly hilarious spoof of Top Gun. Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot (Sheen) finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral (Bridge...

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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

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Thriller |
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| 90 Min

With global superpowers engaged in an increasingly hostile arms race, Superman leads a crusade to rid the world of nuclear weapons. But Lex Luthor, recently sprung from jail, is declaring war on the Man of Steel and his quest to save the planet. Using a strand of Superman s hair, Luthor synthesizes ...

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Dudes (1987)

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| 90 Min

Two punks from the big city, traveling across the country in a Volkswagen bug, embrace the western ethos when they must take revenge against a group of rednecks for killing their friend in this lighthearted road movie. Along the way, they enlist the help of a young woman who runs a wrecking service.

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Pretty in Pink (1986)

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| 96 Min

Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it seems too good to be true. As Andie starts falling fo...

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No Small Affair (1984)

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| 102 Min

The 16 years old amateur photographer Charles accidentally takes a photo of Laura - and falls in love with her, when he develops the picture. He finds out that she works as singer in a bar, but is about to be thrown out. Although rejected at first by the 23 years old, he wants to help her and starts...

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