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: 50
Highest Metascore: 82 Get Shorty
Lowest Metascore: 21 Crazy on the Outside
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 22
  2. Negative: 6 out of 22
22 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
45 Taken 2 Oct 5, 2012 Casey 5.6
57 Natural Selection Mar 16, 2012 Peter 8.3
44 Five Time Champion Jan 24, 2012 Melvin tbd
50 Taken Jan 30, 2009 Casey / Casey 5.0
57 The Sasquatch Gang Nov 30, 2007 Officer Ed Chillcut 7.5
55 The Astronaut Farmer Feb 23, 2007 FBI Agent Killbourne 5.5
53 Stick It Apr 28, 2006 Brice Graham 7.1
tbd The Big Empty Nov 21, 2003 Elron 7.3
59 The Rundown Sep 26, 2003 Harvey 8.8
49 Jackpot Jul 27, 2001 Co-Producer / Sunny Holiday/Glen Allen Johnson 6.5