Jon Gries
Jon Gries
Birthday: Jun 17, 1957
Place of Birth: 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 Emmy-winning writer/producer/director Tom Gries, Jon launched his acting career with a small role in his


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