Sándor Csányi was born in Budapest, 19 December, 1975. He wanted to be an actor since his childhood.
When he finished the elementary school he went to an engineering secondary school although he was rather interested in acting. After his graduation in 1994 he became the fellow of the Csiky Gergely Theatre in Kaposvár.
Fourthly he got into the Színművészeti College to the class of László Marton in 1997. Then, in 2001 he joined the Krétakör Theatre. One year later he joined the Radnódi Theatre in which he has been playing since then.
He is wedded, his wife is the actress, Lia Pokorny. And they have a son called Misi.