Jon Gries

Jon Gries

Jon Gries  American Actor


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Jon Gries is a 59 year old American Actor. Born Jonathan Francis Gries on 17th June, 1957 in Glendale, California, he is famous for Lost in a career that spans 1968–present. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Jon Gries has been in an on-screen matchup with Missy Crider in Race Against Time: The Search for Sarah (1996).

Jon Gries is a member of the following lists: Male actors from Glendale, California, 21st-century American male actors and Actors from Glendale, California.


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First Name Jon
Last Name Gries
Full Name at Birth Jonathan Francis Gries
Age 59 years
Birthday 17th June, 1957
Birthplace Glendale, California
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Bald
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, writer, director, producer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Lost
Year(s) Active 1968–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Lovett Management
Official Websites

Jonathan Francis "Jon" 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 more recently as recurring character Roger Linus on Lost. He is also known for his roles in Martin, The Pretender, and Running Scared.

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All About the Money2016Jon WatersMovie
Durant's Never Closes2016Dizzy DeanMovie
Dice2016TV Show
Dream Corp LLC2016Dr. RobertsMovie
Taken 32015Movie
Pass the Light2015FranklinMovie
Endgame2015Principal ThomasMovie
A Country Called Home2015TylerMovie
Double Yellow Lines2015GusMovie
Locker 132014Archie (segment "title story")Movie
Eternity: The Movie2014Barry Goldfield, Jr.Movie
The Last Survivors2014CarsonMovie
Dream Corp LLC2014Dr. RobertsMovie
The Bridge2013BobTV Show
Bad Turn Worse2013Sheriff ShepMovie
Skinwalker Ranch2013HoytMovie
After We Rest2013Mr. NormanMovie
Taken 22012CaseyMovie
Napoleon Dynamite2012Uncle RicoTV Show
Noobz2012Greg LipsteinMovie
Unicorn City2012ShadowhawkMovie
Dr. Fubalous2012Dr. ReedMovie
Byron's Theme2012ButcherMovie
Redemption: For Robbing the Dead2011Tom SutterMovie
5 Time Champion2011Melvin GleeMovie
Not Quite College2011Tone CashMovie
Natural Selection2011PeterMovie
Deep in the Heart2011Dick WallrathMovie
Good Intentions2010Sherriff ErnieMovie
Crazy on the Outside2010EdgarMovie
Nikita2010The EngineerTV Show
A True Story. Based on Things That Never Actually Happened. ...And Some That Did.2010Richard SimpkinsMovie
Hawaii Five-02010Liam MillerTV Show
BlackBoxTV2010DadTV Show
Pearblossom2010HarryShort Film
Elsewhere2009Mr. TodMovie
The Smell of Success2009Early DunchampMovie
Knife Thrower, The2009Circus ManagerMovie
A Lone Star State2009Wyatt KinneyMovie
Around June2008MurryMovie
Bar Starz2008Ricky FabulousMovie
Sons of Anarchy2008MagooTV Show
So Long Jimmy2008Levi FranklinMovie
American Pastime2007Ed TullyMovie
Frank2007Colin YorkMovie
The Comebacks2007BarberMovie
Bicentennial Curious2007Mick JonesShort Film
Fathom2007Short Film
Car Babes2006GaryMovie
September Dawn2006John D. LeeMovie
South of Heaven2006Hood 1Movie
Stick It2006Brice GrahamMovie
The Astronaut Farmer2006FBI Agent KillbourneMovie
The Sasquatch Gang2006ChilcuttMovie
Psych2006StrabinskyTV Show
Confessions of an Action Star2005Donald BuckheimMovie
Criminal Minds2005Clifford WalshTV Show
Supernatural2005Martin CreaserTV Show
Napoleon Dynamite2004Uncle RicoMovie
CSI: NY2004Jim WarrenTV Show
Lost2004Roger LinusTV Show
The Big Empty2003ElronMovie
The Rundown2003HarveyMovie
The Snow Walker2003PierceMovie
Carnivàle2003Texas RangerTV Show
Cold Case2003Bill Shepard '78TV Show
Las Vegas2003Greg WalkerTV Show
Jackpot2001Sunny Holiday, Glen Allen JohnsonMovie
The Beatnicks2001B CoolMovie
The Pretender: Island of the Haunted2001BrootsTV Movie
The Pretender 20012001BrootsTV Movie
242001Joseph WaldTV Show
Twin Falls Idaho1999Lawyer Jay HarrisonMovie
Casualties1997Bill SummersMovie
Men in Black1997Van DriverMovie
The Maze1997Dr. HolmesMovie
Mitzi & Joe1997JoeMovie
Race Against Time: The Search for Sarah1996SteveTV Movie
The Pretender1996BrootsTV Show
Get Shorty1995Ronnie WingateMovie
Strange Luck1995Henry BloomTV Show
Chicago Hope1994Jack KimballTV Show
ER1994Defense Attorney Marty NesmithTV Show
Ed and His Dead Mother1993Rob SundheimerMovie
Bakersfield P.D.1993Ray CoombsTV Show
The X-Files1993Salvatore MatolaTV Show
Four Eyes and Six-Guns1992TV Movie
Martin1992Shawn McDermottTV Show
Fever1991BobbyTV Movie
Pucker Up and Bark Like a Dog1990MaxMovie
The Grifters1990Drunk's Friend (as Jonathan Gries)Movie
Rainbow Drive1990AzzoliniTV Movie
Beverly Hills, 902101990Mr. Trilling, Dope DealerTV Show
Kill Me Again1989Alan Swayzie (as Jonathan Gries)Movie
Quantum Leap1989Flash McGrathTV Show
Seinfeld1989RustyTV Show
Fright Night Part 21988LouieMovie
Guns of Paradise1988EmmettTV Show
Tattinger's1988Rick JuraskyTV Show
Number One with a Bullet1987Bobby Sweet (as Jonathan Gries)Movie
The Monster Squad1987Desperate ManMovie
Jake and the Fatman1987Lenny MaddoxTV Show
Tour of Duty1987Maj. Rex Chapman, USAFTV Show
Che's Revenge1987Jack (as Jonathan Gries)Movie
Running Scared1986Det. Tony MontoyaMovie
TerrorVision1986O.D. (as Jonathan Gries)Movie
L.A. Law1986Dr. Harold BensonTV Show
Real Genius1985Lazlo HollyfeldMovie
The Twilight Zone1985Nick Gatlin (segment "Shelter Skelter")TV Show
High School U.S.A.1984Leo Bandini (as Johnathan Gries)TV Movie
Joysticks1983King Vidiot (as Jonathan Gries)Movie
High School U.S.A.1983Dirty Curt (as Jonathan Gries)TV Movie
September Gun1983Brian Brian (as Jonathan Gries)TV Movie
The Powers of Matthew Star1982BradTV Show
Cagney & Lacey1981Hands CallahanTV Show
Falcon Crest1981StoneTV Show
More American Graffiti1979Ron (as Jonathan Gries)Movie
Swap Meet1979DougMovie
240-Robert1979BradTV Show
Sunnyside1979Wild Child (as Jonathan Gries)Movie
The White Shadow1978Uri KogenskiTV Show
The Chicken Chronicles1977Tom (as Jonathon Gries)Movie
Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn1977TV Movie
Mulligan's Stew1977AdamsTV Show
Helter Skelter1976William GarretsonTV Movie
Born of Water1976FriendMovie
The Jeffersons1975FrankTV Show
Will Penny1967Horace (button) (as Jon Francis)Movie
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EMMAthesurvivorDec 27, 2011

I would like to wish Jon a very happy new year!

EMMAthesurvivorDec 17, 2011

One of the greatest actors ever born!

jon fallsOct 25, 2008

he was born june 17 He`s a Gemini and he`s 49

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