John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis on Days of Our Lives)

Current Character: Victor Kiriakis

Birthday: 1933-07-24

Birthplace: Born in Crete, Greece

Marital Status: Married Sherry Rooney ( June 14 1984 - present)


Born on the island of Crete, John Aniston is fluent in both Greek and Spanish. He 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 reserve attaining the rank of Lieutenant Commander. Aniston's big acting debut was acting in the New York musical, 'Little Mary Sunshine.' He has worked some 40 other productions on Broadway, in regional stock, Equity Wavier Theaters and dozens of primetime television shows and feature films. Most recently, he has appeared in the Hollywood Production of the greatest of American dramas, 'Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman.'

John is best known to many for his continuous daytime work, receiving double honors for his work. John Aniston is father to the actress Jennifer Aniston. He resides in Los Angeles he is married to actress Sherry Rooney-Aniston and they have a son, Alexander.

Career Highlights

Days of Our Lives - Victor Kiriakis (Summer 1985 - 1997, 1999 - Present)
Search for Tomorrow - Martin Tourneur (1978 - 1984)
Love of Life - Edouard 'Eddie' (Aleata 1975 - 1978)
Days of Our Lives - Eric Richards (1967 - 1970)

Awards & Acclaim

Soap Opera Digest Awards Winner, Outstanding Leading Actor (1986)
Soap Opera Digest Awards Winner, Outstanding Villain (1986)