Jon Cryer has appeared in numerous feature films, including "No Small Affair," "Pretty in Pink" and "Hot Shots!" He co-wrote, produced and starred in the well-received independent films "The Pompatus of Love" and "Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God … Be Back by Five."
On television, Cryer starred in the series "The Trouble with Normal," "Getting Personal," "Partners" and, on CBS, "The Famous Teddy Z." He has guest-starred in "The Practice," "Andy Richter Controls the Universe" and "Mr. Show," among others.
A New York native and the son of actor David Cryer and writer and actress Gretchen Cryer, Jon Cryer did his first commercial at age 4 alongside his mother. He studied acting at Stagedoor Manor, a summer acting camp, before his acceptance at London's prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He lives in Los Angeles with his son. His birth date is April 16.