In a March 2009 interview on Anytime with Bob KuJon Cryerll Cryer stated that he had auditioned for St. Cryer was a well-known Methodist minister. Cryer's spokeswoman Karen Sanfilippohis stated: "Jon is not a Republican.
Cryer received a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television in 2011. In 1998 he wrote and produced the independent film Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God. He is the son of Gretchen and David Cryer.