David Cryer

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Birthday
8, 1936
Birthplace
Illinois
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Birthday
8, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Co-founder of the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. He is well known for playing Firmin in The Phantom of the Opera both on and off-Broadway as well as Broadway roles in The Fantasticks and West Side Story among others.

Before Fame

Instead of attending Harvard Law School where he had been accepted already, he was already invested in a production of Oklahoma! as the lead character Curly and chose to pursue a theater career instead.

Trivia

Other notable Broadway titles he appeared in include The King and I, The Sound of Music, and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

Family Life

With his first wife Gretchen Kiger, he had a son named Jon Cryer who is best known for his role on the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men.

Associated With

He had a role in the Clint Eastwood film Escape from Alcatraz.

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