John Aniston

  • Birth Name: Yannis Anastassakis
  • Birth Place: Chania, Crete, Greece
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Navy, stationed in Panama.
  • Was in the original production of the off-Broadway musical Little Mary Sunshine in 1959. 
  • In 1970, was supposed to play Ted Baxter in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, but was replaced by Ted Knight.
  • Appeared on the first cover of Soap Opera Digest (November 1975).
  • Had shorter runs on soap operas Love of Life (1975-78) and Search for Tomorrow (1978-84) before landing a long-term gig on Days of Our Lives in 1986.
  • Best friend was Telly Savalas, who is daughter Jennifer's godfather.

Relationships

  • Jennifer Aniston — Daughter
  • Alexander Rooney — Son
  • Mary Aniston — Sister
  • Nancy Dow — Ex-wife
  • Antonios Anastassakis — Father
  • Sherry Rooney-Aniston — Wife
  • Stella Joanne Anastassakis — Mother

College

  • Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States (BA in Theater Arts, 1955)

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