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:
82 Get Shorty Oct 25, 1995 Ronnie Wingate 8.2