John Aniston Bio

(Victor, DAYS)

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BIRTHDATE: July 24
BIRTHPLACE: Crete, Greece
STAR SIGN: Leo
YEARS ON SHOW: 1987 to present
MARITAL STATUS: Married to actress Sherry Rooney

Born John Anastassakis on the island of Crete in Greece, John Aniston and his family emigrated to the United States when he was 10. His father promptly anglicized the family name, changing it to Aniston.

Aniston's love for performing led him to obtain a bachelor's degree in Theater Arts from Pennsylvania State University.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Speaks fluent Greek and Spanish.
  2. Was best friends with the late Telly Savalas, who was his daughter Jennifer's godfather.
  3. Was supposed to play the role of Ted Baxter on THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW before Ted Knight was found.
  4. Appeared on the first cover of Soap Opera Digest in November 1975.
  5. Originally auditioned for the role of DAYS's Doug Williams.
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Other Roles

TV Roles
WORST WEEK (Jim, 2008)
JOURNEYMAN (Merrit, 2007)
SANDS OF OBLIVION (Nigel, 2007)
AMERICAN DREAMS (John Victor, 2004)
MY BIG FAT GREEK LIFE (Constantine, 2003)
GILMORE GIRLS (Douglas, 2002)
THE WEST WING (Alexander, 2002)
STAR TREK: VOYAGER (Quarren Ambassador, 2001)
L.A. HEAT (Alex, 1999)
FIRED UP (Gordon, 1997)
DIAGNOSIS MURDER (Carlton, 1997)
AIRWOLF (Colonel Alzar, 1985)
SEARCH FOR TOMORROW (Martin, 1978-'84)
LOVE OF LIFE (Eddie, 1975-'78)
KOJAK (Albert, 1974)
THAT GIRL (Harvey, 1970)
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE (First IMF Captain, 1969)
NOW YOU SEE IT, NOW YOU DON'T (Achmed, 1968)
THE VIRGINIAN (Frank, 1968)
I SPY (Economides, 1967)
COMBAT! (Greek No. 2, 1964)


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