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    Born on April 16, 1965 in New York, New York

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Two and a Half Men (2003)

Jon Cryer as "Alan Harper"

Chiropractor and single father Alan Harper lives in a beachfront house with divorced Internet billionaire Walden Schmidt, who bought the house following the untimely death of Alan's brother, Charlie. After Walden's girlfriend rejects his marriage proposal, he is thrown back into the world of dating. Life continues to reveal more surprises when Charlie's daughter -- who shares many of her father's characteristics -- shows up at the house. Also featured in the series is Berta, a sharp-tongued housekeeper.

Emmy (Primetime) (2012) Won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2011) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2010) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2009) Won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2008) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2007) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2006) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

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The Final Season of 'Two and a Half Men' Will Air This Fall

Posted by
Jenni Miller on May 14th 2014, 10:00AM

May 14th 2014, 10:00AM

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Posted by
Eric Larnick on Mar 3rd 2011, 8:30AM

Mar 3rd 2011, 8:30AM

Our Favorite Romantic-Comedy Scene Stealers

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Sep 3rd 2010, 1:00PM

Sep 3rd 2010, 1:00PM

10 Things You Never Knew About The Brat Pack

Posted by
Kevin Polowy on Feb 10th 2010, 10:00AM

Feb 10th 2010, 10:00AM

The Inaugural On-Screen Geek-Off Tournament: Round #2!

Posted by
William Goss on Jan 24th 2010, 5:15PM

Jan 24th 2010, 5:15PM

D.J. Caruso to Helm James Frey's Sci-Fi Version of 'Hiding Out'

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Jan 20th 2010, 7:48AM

Jan 20th 2010, 7:48AM

Review: Shorts

Posted by
Peter Martin on Aug 21st 2009, 9:15AM

Aug 21st 2009, 9:15AM

John Hughes' Filmmaking Legacy

Posted by
Patricia Chui on Aug 6th 2009, 10:20PM

Aug 6th 2009, 10:20PM

Tribeca Review: Stay Cool

Posted by
Erik Davis on Apr 30th 2009, 2:32PM

Apr 30th 2009, 2:32PM

Scenes We Hate: Pretty in Pink

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Feb 27th 2009, 9:02AM

Feb 27th 2009, 9:02AM

Jon Cryer and James Spader Try On Robert Rodriguez's 'Shorts'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on May 30th 2008, 8:37AM

May 30th 2008, 8:37AM

Jon Cryer and James Denton Join Fishburne for 'Tortured'

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on May 15th 2007, 1:01PM

May 15th 2007, 1:01PM

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