Jon Gries

Highest Rated:
100% Waterborne (2005)
Lowest Rated:
0% TerrorVision (1986)
Birthday:
Jun 17
Birthplace:
Glendale, California, USA
Bio:
A longtime character actor with the unique ability to alternate between meek and menacing at the drop of a hat, Jon Gries can play a computer wiz (Real Genius, The Pretender) or a South American mercenary (The Rundown) with equal zeal and conviction. A native of Glendale, CA, and the son of…

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Community Photos (14)

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
13% Locker 13
  • Archie
-- 2014
80% Faults
  • Actor
-- 2014
The Well
  • Actor
-- 2014
Eternity: The Movie
  • Actor
-- 2014
Last Best Chance
  • Actor
-- 2013
75% We Gotta Get Out of This Place
  • Actor
-- 2013
noobz
  • Greg Lipstein
-- 2013
Skinwalker Ranch
  • Hoyt Miller
-- 2013
Unicorn City
  • Actor
-- 2012
71% Natural Selection
  • Peter
$48.2k 2012
Redemption: For Robbing The Dead
  • Actor
-- 2012
Deep in the Heart
  • Actor
-- 2012
Five Time Champion
  • Actor
-- 2012
Pickin' & Grinnin
  • Director
-- 2012
Around June
  • Murry
$9.1k 2012
The Smell of Success
  • Actor
-- 2011
Good Intentions
  • Actor
-- 2010
Elsewhere
  • Mr. Tod
-- 2009
58% Taken
  • Casey
$144.9M 2009
South of Heaven
  • Actor
-- 2008
Bar Starz
  • Ricky
-- 2008
13% September Dawn
  • John D. Lee
$1.1M 2007
33% American Pastime
  • Tully
-- 2007
46% The Sasquatch Gang (The Sasquatch Dumpling Gang)
  • Actor
-- 2007
Frank
  • Colin York
-- 2007
31% Stick It
  • Actor
$26.9M 2006
Car Babes
  • Actor
-- 2006
57% The Astronaut Farmer
  • Agent Kilborne
$11.0M 2006
Frank
  • Actor
-- 2006
100% Waterborne
  • Actor
-- 2005
71% Napoleon Dynamite
  • Uncle Rico
$44.5M 2004
56% Northfork
  • Arnold
$1.3M 2003
71% The Big Empty
  • Elron
-- 2003
86% The Snow Walker
  • Pierce
-- 2003
71% The Rundown (Welcome to the Jungle)
  • Harvey
$47.6M 2003
The Beatnicks
  • B Cool
-- 2001
Pretender: Island of the Haunted (Island of the Haunted )
  • Actor
-- 2001
The Pretender 2001
  • Actor
-- 2001
29% Jackpot
  • Sunny Holiday
-- 2001
78% Twin Falls Idaho
  • Jay
-- 1999
Casualties
  • Actor
-- 1997
92% Men in Black
  • Van Driver
-- 1997
50% Ed and His Dead Mother
  • Rob Sundheimer
-- 1997
Race Against Time: The Search for Sarah
  • Actor
-- 1996
86% Get Shorty
  • Ronnie Wingate
-- 1995
Four Eyes And Six Guns
  • Actor
-- 1993
Rainbow Drive
  • Azzolini
-- 1990
90% The Grifters
  • Drunk's Friend
-- 1990
Kill Me Again
  • Alan Swayze
-- 1989
Pucker Up And Bark Like A Dog
  • Max
-- 1989
25% Fright Night 2
  • Louie
-- 1989
53% The Monster Squad
  • Desperate Man
-- 1987
Number One with a Bullet
  • Bobby Sweet
-- 1987
60% Running Scared
  • Tony
-- 1986
0% TerrorVision
  • O.D.
-- 1986
74% Real Genius
  • Lazlo Hollyfeld
-- 1985
High School U.S.A.
  • Dirty Curt
-- 1983
Joysticks (Video Madness)
  • King Vidiot
-- 1983
22% More American Graffiti
  • Ron
$8.1M 1979
The Chicken Chronicles
  • Tom
-- 1977
100% Helter Skelter (Massacre in Hollywood)
  • William Garretson
-- 1976
82% Will Penny
  • Horace Allen
-- 1968


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Criminal Minds
2005-2015
  • Clifford Walsh
2014
Supernatural
2005-2015
  • Martin
  • Actor
2010 - 2012
Hawaii Five-0
2010-2015
  • Liam Miller
2011
Sons of Anarchy
2008-2014
  • Magoo
2010
75% Lost
2004-2010
  • Roger Linus
2007 - 2010
CSI: NY
2004-2013
  • Jim Warren
2008
74% 24
2014
  • Joe Wald
2002
The Pretender
1996-2000
  • Broots
1997 - 2001
ER
1994-2009
  • Marty Nesmith
2001
Martin
1992-1997
  • Shawn
1992 - 1994

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Quotes from Jon Gries's Characters

    1. Skip: I bet you even this, reminds you of a story...
    2. Archie: You bet it does, everything's got a story son!
    From Locker 13. Submitted by Adam M (5 months ago)
    1. Uncle Rico: How much you wanna make a bet I can throw a football over them mountains?
    From Napoleon Dynamite. Submitted by Adrian G (2 years ago)
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