Jon Gries

Biography: Born Jonathan Francis Gries in California to writer/director Tom Gries, Jon was exposed to the entertainment industry at an early age. He started his acting career at the tender age of 11 with a part in Will Penny and went on to gain roles in a wide variety of television shows and movies.

Jon is perhaps best known for his starring role in The Pretender, which began in 1996 and spanned 4 seasons, providing Jon with almost 70 episodes & a chance to direct an episode. This opportunity has led to Jon furthering his "behind the scenes" career, going on to direct Pickin' & Grinnin' and produce 2001's Jackpot and 2003's Northfork.

Jon Gries' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 51
Highest Metascore: 82 Get Shorty
Lowest Metascore: 21 Crazy on the Outside
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 19
  2. Negative: 4 out of 19
19 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
28 Eternity: The Movie Oct 17, 2014 Barry Goldfield, Jr. tbd
22 Locker 13 Mar 28, 2014 Archie tbd
21 Crazy on the Outside Jan 8, 2010 Edgar 4.5
25 September Dawn Aug 24, 2007 John D. Lee 4.3