Jon Cypher

Movie Actor

Jon Cypher was born in New York City, New York, United States on January 13th, 1932 and is the Movie Actor. At the age of 92, Jon Cypher biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 13, 1932
United States
Place of Birth
New York City, New York, United States
92 years old
Zodiac Sign
Film Actor, Stage Actor, Television Actor, Voice Actor
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Brooklyn College
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Ruth Wagner, (m. 1965; div. 1975), Carol Rosin
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Jon Cypher Life

Jon Cypher (born January 13, 1932) is an American actor.

Early life and education

Cypher, a native of New York City, graduated from Erasmus Hall High School (1949) and Brooklyn College (1953).

Cypher earned a master's degree in marriage and family counseling from the University of Vermont.

Personal life

Cypher was married to Ruth Wagner from 1965 to 1975. He married scientist Carol Rosin after they divorced.


Jon Cypher Career


In the original 1957 production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella opposite Julie Andrews in the title role, Cypher made his television debut as the Prince. He is best known as Chief of Police Fletcher Daniels in Hill Street Blues, a position he played throughout the series (1981–87). He appeared on Major Dad alongside Gerald McRaney and Beverly Archer, and in the short-lived television series Probe, he was commanding Marcus Craig on Major Dad. Dr. Alex Keith appeared on As the World Turns (1977–79) and Dr. Arthur Donnelly on Santa Barbara (1988–89).

Belson, Dirk Maurier in Dynasty, Eric Brandon in Marcus Welby, M.D., and Jeff Munson in Knots Landing are among the television credits. In the animated television series Batman Beyond, he also played comic villain Spellbinder.

In the 1971 Western Valdez Is Coming opposite Burt Lancaster and Susan Clark, Cypher made his first film appearance as Frank Tanner. In the 1987 film Masters of the Universe, he played the heroic Man-At-Arms. He appeared in "Dangerous Gambit," a Barnaby Jones episode that premiered on February 26, 1976. Cypher has been in films up to the late 1990s in predominantly fictional character roles.

Cypher had a long career in both musicals and plays. He appeared at Elitch Theatre in Denver as the leading man for the summer stock cast, where productions included The Rainmaker, No.l Coward's Tonight at 8.30, and The Chalk Garden.

In the original 1959 production of Harvey Breit's The Disenchanted, Wister LaSalle made his Broadway debut as Wister LaSalle. In 1962, he returned to Broadway to replace Patrick O'Neal as the Reverend T. Lawrence Shannon in the original production of Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Irm. In the original 1965 film of Man of La Mancha, Dr. Carrasco appeared as Dr. Carrasco, before taking over the role of Don Quixote.

He appeared in Bert Jefferson's debut in the original musical Sherry in 1967. By James Lipton and Laurence Rosenthal. The Great White Hope, 1776, Coco, and Big: The Musical are among his Broadway credits.

He appeared in 69 episodes of CBS hit comedy television show Major Dad, where he played Brigadier General Marcus C. Craig from 1990 to 1993.

He sued a theater and a performance company in Pittsburgh for $20,000 after a fall he suffered during a dress rehearsal on July 20, 1992. When he fell down a dimened stairway at the Benedum Center, where he appeared Fagin in Oliver's Civic Light Opera production, he broke his leg in two places and fractured cartilage and ligaments. Because seated in a wheelchair, Cypher was portrayed as the character. In a 2013 interview, Cypher admitted that he still walks with a cane.

He said in a 2014 interview that poverty was the solution to his 47-year-long career.