Jonathan Francis Gries is an American writer, movie director and actor. He was nominated for the independent spirit award for best-supporting male for Uncle Ric in Napoleon Dynamite. He is also well known for his roles in real genius, the White Lotus, and Martin.
Gries was born on 17 June,1957(65-year-old as of 2022) His real name is Jonathan Francis Gries. He was born in Glendale, California, united states.
|Full name||Jonathan Francis Gries|
|Date of birth||17 June 1957|
|Age in 2022||65 year old|
|Birth place||Glendale, California, united states|
|Profession||Actor, Director, writer|
|Height||6 feet (182.88 cm)|
Gries was born to director, producer and writer Thomas Stephen gries and actress Mary Eleanor Munday.
|Mother||Mary Eleanor Munday.|
|Affairs||Andrea Parker, Kimberly Rose McConnell|
Gries began her career as a child actor at the age of 11. He played the boy Horace in the Charlton Heston film will penny, which was written and directed by his father Thomas Stephen. Some of his most famous roles have come in cult classics. He also lent his voice to the video game hitman absolution.
|1968||Will penny||Horace button|
|1976||Born of water||Friend|
|1977||The chicken chronicles||Tom|
|1985||Real Genius||Lazlo holly Feld|
|1986||Terror vision||O. D|
|1988||Fright Night Part 2||Louie|
|1989||Kill Me Again||Alan Swayzie|
|1990||The Grifters||Drunk’s Friend|
|1995||Get shortly||Ronnie Wingate|
|1997||Casualties Men in black||Bill summers Van Driver|
|2003||The big empty||Elron|
|2004||Napoleon dynamite||Uncle Rio|
|2006||Stick it||Brice Graham|
|2013||A true story||Richard Simpkins|
|2015||Pass the Light||Franklin|
|2018||Glass jaw||Sam Austin|
|1976||Helter skelter||William Garretson|
|2004||Las Vegas||Greg walker|
|2021- present||The white lotus||Greg|
|2012||Hitman Absolution||Sheriff Clive Skurky (voice)|
Gries has directed many music videos as a music director.
Flies on fire- Long Gone Dead (1989)
Low Profile – Pay Ya Dues (1989)
Low Profile – That’s Y They Do It (1989)
Mere Mortals- Cracked (2006)
Gries net worth is $2 million (approximately)
Some facts about Gries
He started his career at the age of 11 years.
He is of German Jewish descent on his father’s side.
His paternal step- grandfather was jazz musician muggsy Spanier.
On lost (2004) he played the father of Michael Emerson who is actually 3 years older than him.