Birth Name: Jon Cryer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Born Jonathan Niven Cryer in New York City on April 16, 1965, Cryer's parents were actors Gretchen Cryer, a stage actress and co-author of the popular musical "I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It On the Road" (1975), and David Cryer, whom she divorced in 1968. Cryer made his earliest on-camera appearance a year later as a child model for a vitamin bottle label, but did not pursue an acting career in earnest until after graduation from the Bronx High School of Science in 1983. Cryer's mother was reportedly supportive but cautious of her son's decision, but he soon allayed her fears by landing on Broadway in "Torch Song Trilogy" in the role of David, the adopted son of a single gay man. ...
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