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Short Info

Net Worth$10 million
Date Of BirthJuly 24, 1933
SpouseSherry Rooney (m. 1984), Nancy Dow (m. 1965–1980)
FactFather-in-law of Adriane Hallek.

John Aniston is an actor best known for his role as Victor Kiriakis on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives.

Aniston was born in Crete, Greece, on July 24, 1933. His parents were George Aniston, a doctor, and Louise Aniston (née Simon), a homemaker. He has two older sisters, Antoinette and Christina.

Aniston moved to the United States with his family in 1948. They settled in New York City, where Aniston attended high school. He then studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Aniston’s first acting role was in the 1953 film From Here to Eternity. He has since appeared in numerous films and television shows. Some of his most notable roles include Dr. Mark Henderson on The Doctors (1963-1965), Dr. Robert Mitchell on Love, American Style (1969-1974), and Jerry Seinfeld’s father on Seinfeld (1989-1998).

Aniston has been married twice. His first marriage was to actress Nancy Dow from 1965 to 1980. They had one child together, actress Jennifer Aniston. His second marriage was to Sherry Rooney from 1984 to 1985.

Aniston’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million. He has earned this through his acting career as well as through investments in real estate and the stock market.

General Info

Full NameJohn Aniston
Net Worth$10 million
Salary$10 million
Date Of BirthJuly 24, 1933
Height1.9 m
EducationPennsylvania State University


SpouseSherry Rooney (m. 1984), Nancy Dow (m. 1965–1980)
ChildrenJennifer Aniston, Alex Aniston
ParentsStella Anastassakis, Anthony Anastassakis
SiblingsHelen Aniston, Mary Aniston, Gustau Aniston


MoviesSands of Oblivion, The Awakening of Spring, The Gold & the Beautiful
TV ShowsSearch for Tomorrow, Love of Life, Days of Our Lives

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1This is a business. Be smart. Choose wisely.
2Why thrust your kid into that? You try to protect them from all the bad people out there.
3In show business, you get chewed up and spit out.


1Grandfather of Ryat Aniston.
2Father-in-law of Adriane Hallek.
3Has two sisters, Mary Aniston and Helen Aniston. One brother, Gustau Aniston.
4Son of Anthony Aniston and Stella "Yiayia" Joanna Aniston.
5Ex-stepfather of John T. Melick.
6According 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.
7Best friend was Telly Savalas, who was also daughter Jennifer Aniston's godfather.
8Served in the US Navy as an intelligence officer on active duty in Panama and later in the reserves attaining the rank of Lieutenant Commander.
9Graduated from Penn State University with a BA in Theater Arts.
10He 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".
11Speaks fluent Greek and Spanish.
12Former father-in-law of Brad Pitt
13Father of Jennifer Aniston and Alexander




87th Precinct1962TV SeriesOfficer #1
Love of Life1951TV SeriesEddie Aleata (1975-1978)
Days of Our Lives1986-2016TV SeriesVictor Kiriakis
Return to Zero2014Ned
The Paul Reiser Show2011TV SeriesHarold Melon
Mad Men2010TV SeriesWallace Harriman
Cold Case2009TV SeriesHerbert 'Wolf' James '09
The Gold & the Beautiful2009Gerard Benedict
Worst Week2008TV SeriesJim
The Awakening of Spring2008Mr. Gable
Fixing Rhonda2008Detective Macomas
Journeyman2007TV SeriesMerrit Ambaucher
Sands of Oblivion2007TV MovieNigel Barrington
Order Up2007ShortWise Man
American Dreams2004TV SeriesJohn Victor
My Big Fat Greek Life2003TV SeriesConstantine Christakos
Gilmore Girls2002TV SeriesDouglas Swope
The West Wing2002TV SeriesAlexander Thompson
Star Trek: Voyager2001TV SeriesQuarren Ambassador
L.A. Heat1999TV SeriesAlex Zota
Fired Up1997TV SeriesGordon
Diagnosis Murder1997TV SeriesCarlton Everest
Night Sins1993TV MovieVictor Kiriakis
Airwolf1985TV SeriesColonel Arturo Alzar
Search for Tomorrow1980-1984TV SeriesMartin Tourneur
Kojak1974TV SeriesWebster / Dancik
That Girl1970TV SeriesPhil Harvey
Mission: Impossible1969TV SeriesFirst IMF Captain
Now You See It, Now You Don't1968TV MovieAchmed
The Virginian1968TV SeriesFrank West
The Shakiest Gun in the West1968Indian (uncredited)
Accidental Family1967TV Series
I Spy1967TV SeriesEconomides
Combat!1964TV SeriesGreek #2
Love with the Proper Stranger1963Birdman of Macy's (uncredited)


Picture Perfect1997thanks


The 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2014TV MovieHimself
The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
The Jeff Probst Show2012TV SeriesHimself
The 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
The Promise of Tomorrow 1940- 19602009Documentary
Entertainment Tonight2009TV SeriesHimself
The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
NBC's Funniest Outtakes2002TV SpecialHimself
The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1995TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Outstanding Talk Show Host

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Biography2010TV Series documentaryHimself - Father


Won Awards

2001Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Supporting ActorDays of Our Lives (1965)
1986Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Leading Role on a Daytime SerialDays of Our Lives (1965)
1986Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Villain on a Daytime SerialDays of Our Lives (1965)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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