Jon Gries

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Jonathan Francis Gries 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 as recurring character Roger Linus on Lost. He is also known for his roles in Martin, The Pretender, The Monster Squad, Running Scared, Real Genius, and Dream Corp, LLC.

Jonathan Francis Gries 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 as recurring character Roger Linus on Lost. He is also known for his roles in Martin, The Pretender, The Monster Squad, Running Scared, Real Genius, and Dream Corp, LLC.

Birth Name

Jonathan Francis Gries

Born

Monday, 17 June 1957

Actor Filmography

3 Days with Dad Tim 2019
Glass Jaw Sam Austin 2018
All About the Money Jon Waters 2017
The Axe Murders of Villisca Greg 2017
Americons Billy 2017
Dream Corp LLC Dr Roberts 2016
Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite Gen Hoyt Vandenberg 2016
Falsely Accused Gus 2016
Dice 2016
Durant's Never Closes Dizzy Dean 2016
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Actor Filmography

3 Days with Dad Tim 2019
Glass Jaw Sam Austin 2018
All About the Money Jon Waters 2017
The Axe Murders of Villisca Greg 2017
Americons Billy 2017
Dream Corp LLC Dr Roberts 2016
Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite Gen Hoyt Vandenberg 2016
Falsely Accused Gus 2016
Dice 2016
Durant's Never Closes Dizzy Dean 2016
Endgame Principal Thomas 2015
Pass The Light Franklin 2015
ETERNITY: THE MOVIE Barry Goldfield, Jr. 2014
Bad Turn Worse Sheriff Shep 2014
The Last Survivors Carson 2014
Locker 13 Archie 2014
Faults Terry 2014
Skinwalker Ranch Hoyt 2013
A True Story Richard Simpkins 2013
The Bridge Bob 2013
Featured by Fameus Himself 2013
Noobz Greg Lipstein 2013
Taken 2 Casey 2012
Teens Wanna Know Himself 2012
Unicorn City Shadowhawk 2012
Dr. Fubalous Dr. Reed 2012
5 Time Champion Melvin Glee 2012
Napoleon Dynamite Uncle Rico 2012
Deep in the Heart Dick Wallrath 2012
Redemption: For Robbing the Dead Tom Sutter 2011
Around June Murry 2011
Natural Selection Peter 2011
Hawaii Five-0 Liam Miller 2010
Nikita The Engineer 2010
BlackBoxTV Dad 2010
Good Intentions Sherriff Ernie 2010
Crazy On The Outside Edgar 2010
The Playboy Morning Show Himself 2010
The Smell Of Success Early Dunchamp 2009
Elsewhere Mr. Tod 2009
South of Heaven Hood 1 2008
Sons of Anarchy Magoo 2008
Taken Casey 2008
Frank Colin York 2007
The Comebacks Barber 2007
September Dawn John D. Lee 2007
American Pastime Ed Tully 2007
The Astronaut Farmer FBI Agent Killbourne 2007
Confessions of an Action Star Donald Buckheim 2007
Car Babes Gary 2006
Psych Strabinsky 2006
Stick It Brice Graham 2006
The Sasquatch Gang Chilcutt 2006
Bar Starz Ricky Fabulous 2005
Criminal Minds Clifford Walsh 2005
Supernatural Martin Creaser 2005
Waterborne Ritter 2005
CSI: NY Jim Warren 2004
Lost Roger Linus 2004
Napoleon Dynamite School Kid 2004
Cold Case Bill Shepard '78, Bill Shepard 2003
The Rundown Harvey 2003
Las Vegas Greg Walker 2003
Carnivàle Texas Ranger 2003
Northfork Arnold 2003
The Big Empty Elron 2003
The Snow Walker Pierce 2003
The Pretender: Island of the Haunted Broots 2001
24 Joseph Wald 2001
Jackpot Sunny Holiday 2001
The Beatnicks B Cool 2001
The Pretender 2001 Broots 2001
Twin Falls Idaho Lawyer Jay Harrison 1999
Men in Black Van Driver 1997
Casualties Bill Summers 1997
The Pretender Broots 1996
Race Against Time: The Search for Sarah Steve 1996
Get Shorty Ronnie Wingate 1995
Strange Luck Henry Bloom 1995
ER Defense Attorney Marty Nesmith 1994
Chicago Hope Jack Kimball 1994
Bakersfield P.D. Ray Coombs 1993
The X-Files Salvatore Matola (as Jonathan Gries) 1993
Ed And His Dead Mother Rob Sundheimer 1993
Four Eyes and Six-Guns (as Jonathan Gries) 1992
Martin Shawn McDermott, Shawn 1992
Fever Bobby 1991
The Grifters Drunk's Friend (as Jonathan Gries) 1990
Beverly Hills, 90210 Dope Dealer, Mr. Trilling, Dope Dealer 1990
Rainbow Drive Azzolini 1990
Pucker Up And Bark Like A Dog Max (as Jonathan Gries) 1989
Kill Me Again Alan Swayzie (as Jonathan Gries) 1989
Seinfeld Homeless Man, Rusty 1989
Quantum Leap Roscoe 1989
Paradise Emmett 1988
Tattinger's Rick Jurasky 1988
Fright Night Part 2 Louie (as Jonathan Gries) 1988
48 Hours Self - Witness 1988
Jake and the Fatman Lenny Maddox 1987
Tour of Duty Maj. Rex Chapman, USAF 1987
The Monster Squad Desperate Man (as Jonathan Gries) 1987
Number One with a Bullet Bobby Sweet (as Jonathan Gries) 1987
L.A. Law Dr. Harold Benson 1986
Running Scared Det. Tony Montoya (as Jonathan Gries) 1986
Terrorvision OD 1986
The Twilight Zone Nick Gatlin 1985
Real Genius Lazlo Hollyfeld 1985
High School U.S.A. Dirty Curt 1983
Joysticks King Vidiot 1983
The Powers of Matthew Star Brad 1982
Falcon Crest Stone 1981
Cagney & Lacey Hands Callahan 1981
Swap Meet Doug 1979
240-Robert Brad 1979
More American Graffiti Ron (as Jonathan Gries) 1979
Sunnyside Wild Child 1979
The White Shadow Uri Kogenski 1978
The Chicken Chronicles Tom (as Jonathon Gries) 1977
Mulligan's Stew Adams 1977
The Jeffersons Frank 1975
Will Penny Horace 1967

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