Jon Gries

Actor / Film Director / Film Producer / Writer | * 06/17/1957 (62) | Glendale, California, USA
Jonathan Francis Gries (born June 17, 1957) is an American actor, writer, and director. He is also credited under the names Jon Francis and Jonathan Gries. He is best known for his role in Napoleon Dynamite as Uncle Rico, and also as recurring character Roger Linus on Lost. He is also known for his roles in Martin, The Pretender, The Monster Squad, Running Scared, Real Genius, and Dream Corp, LLC. ()
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An American actor, writer and director. He is known for his role in Napoleon Dynamite as Uncle Rico, and more recently as recurring character Roger Linus on Lost.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Action

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Movies with Jon Gries as Actor(67)

as Tim2019 3 Days with Dad
as Sam Austin2018 Glass Jaw
as Jon Waters2017 All About the Money
as Billy2017 Americons
as Gus2016 Falsely Accused
as Gen Hoyt Vandenberg2016 Operation Chromite
as Dizzy Dean2016 Durant's Never Closes
as Franklin2015 Pass the Light
as Principal Thomas2015 Endgame
as Carson2014 The Last Survivors
as Terry2014 Faults
as Sheriff Shep2014 Bad Turn Worse
as Barry Goldfield, Jr.2014 Eternity: The Movie
as Archie2014 Locker 13
as (Mark) Casey2014 Taken 3
as Richard Simpkins2013 A True Story
as Hoyt2013 Skinwalker Ranch
as Greg Lipstein2013 Noobz
as Dick Wallrath2012 Deep in the Heart
as Casey2012 Taken 2
as Shadow Hawk2012 Unicorn City
as Murry2011 Around June
as Peter2011 Natural Selection
as Donald Buckheim2009 Confessions of an Action Star
as Mr. Tod2009 Elsewhere
as Mark Casey2008 Taken
as Hood 12008 South of Heaven
as Barber2007 The Comebacks
as John D. Lee2007 September Dawn
as Colin York2007 Frank
as Brice Graham2006 Stick It
as Gary2006 Car Babes
as FBI Agent Killbourne2006 The Astronaut Farmer
as Ritter2005 Waterborne
as Carlton2005 Waterborne
as Ricky Fabulous2005 Bar Starz
as Uncle Rico2004 Napoleon Dynamite
as Arnold2003 Northfork
as Elron2003 The Big Empty
as Harvey2003 The Rundown
as Pierce2003 The Snow Walker
as Sunny Holiday / Glen Allen Johnson2001 Jackpot
as Broots2001 The Pretender 2001
as Van driver1997 Men in Black
as Bill Summers1997 Casualties
as Ronnie Wingate1995 Get Shorty
as Rob Sundheimer1993 Ed and His Dead Mother
as Azzolini1990 Rainbow Drive
as Drunk's Friend1990 The Grifters
as Alan Swayzie1989 Kill Me Again
as Max (as Jonathan Gries)1989 Pucker Up and Bark Like a Dog
as Louie1988 Fright Night Part 2
as Desperate Man1987 The Monster Squad
as Bobby Sweet1987 Number One with a Bullet
as OD1986 TerrorVision
as Det. Tony Montoya1986 Running Scared
as Lazlo Hollyfeld1985 Real Genius
as King Vidiot1983 Joysticks
as Dirty Curt1983 High School U.S.A.
as Doug1979 Swap Meet
as William Garretson1976 Helter Skelter
as Horace1967 Will Penny

TV Shows/Series with Jon Gries as Actor(32)

as Casey2017 Taken
as Mark Casey2017 Taken
as Dr Roberts2016 Dream Corp LLC
as Bob2013 The Bridge
as The Engineer2010 Nikita
as Strabinsky2006 Psych
as Martin Creaser2005 Supernatural
2004 CSI: NY
2004 Lost
as Joseph Wald2001 24
as Broots1996 The Pretender
1994 ER

Movies with Jon Gries as Crew(1)

Directing/Director2010 Pickin' and Grinnin'

TV Shows/Series with Jon Gries as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1996 The Pretender

Born: Monday, 06/17 1957 (June) in Glendale (current age: 62 years + 174 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Father: Tom Gries
Other names for Jon Gries (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Jonathan Francis Gries"
"Jon Francis"
"Johnathan Gries"
"John Gries"
"Jonathan Gries"
"Jonathon Gries"
"Jonathan Francis "Jon" Gries"
Jon Gries frequently works together with these people:
Misha Collins (14x, Actor)
James Whitmore Jr. (12x, Crew)
James Hong (11x, Actor)
Gregory Itzin (9x, Actor)
Jim Beaver (9x, Actor)
Scott Paulin (9x, Actor)
Steve Eastin (9x, Actor)
Mark Polish (9x, Crew)
Michael Polish (9x, Crew)
Mark Rolston (8x, Actor)
Daniel Dae Kim (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8127, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 11/21/2019