John Aniston

Spouse (2)

Sherry Rooney

(14 June 1984 -

present) (1 child)

Nancy Dow

(11 December 1965 -

20 August 1980) (divorced) (1 child)

Father of Jennifer Aniston and Alexander

Former father-in-law of Brad Pitt

Speaks fluent Greek and Spanish.

He has acted in over 40 theatrical productions including his debut in the Broadway musical "Little Mary Sunshine" and the Hollywood production of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman".

Graduated from Penn State University with a BA in Theater Arts.

Served in the US Navy as an intelligence officer on active duty in Panama and later in the reserves attaining the rank of Lieutenant Commander.

Best friend was Telly Savalas, who was also daughter Jennifer Aniston's godfather.

According to the DVD commentary from the first season of Mary Tyler Moore (1970), he was supposed to play the role of Ted Baxter before Ted Knight was found.

Ex-stepfather of John T. Melick.

Son of Anthony Aniston and Stella "Yiayia" Joanna Aniston.

Has two sisters, Mary Aniston and Helen Aniston. One brother, Gustau Aniston.

Father-in-law of Adriane Hallek.

Grandfather of Ryat Aniston.

Known For


Cast Credits

Mad Men (2007)
Guest starring as Wallace Harriman
Cold Case (2003)
Guest starring as Herbert 'Wolf' James '09
  • Episode 7x05: WASP (Nov 1, 2009)
Gilmore Girls (2000)
Guest starring as Douglas Swope
Star Trek: Voyager (1995)
Guest starring as Quarren Ambassador (2 episodes)
Days of Our Lives (1965)
Starring as Victor Kiriakis (52 episodes)
Guest starring as Victor Kiriakis (6 episodes)