Jonathan Niven Cryer (born April 16, 1965) is an American actor, comedian and television director. 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" 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.
|Full name at birth||
Jonathan Niven Cryer
|Claim to fame||
Duckie in Pretty in Pink
|Date of birth||
16 April 1965
|Place of birth||
New York City, NY
Actor, screenwriter, director, producer
5' 9" (175 cm)
Bronx High School of Science, Bronx, NY
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