Jonathan Francis known as "Jon" Gries was born on 17th of June in the year 1957 in Glendale, California; the United States is a writer, director, and actor from America. He is also known as Jonathan Gries and Jon Francis. He is popular for his role as Uncle Rico in Napoleon Dynamite. He has also appeared in “Lost” many times as Roger Linus. His fathe'sr name is Thomas Stephen “Tom” Gries who is a director, producer, and writer. His mother name is Mary Eleanor Munday who is an actress.
At the age of eleven, Jon made his acting debut in the film named “Will Penny” which was directed by
Charlton Heston and was directed and written by his father. He has acted in many movies like Rainbow Drive in which he played the role of Azzolini, Real Genius which was released in the year 1985, and he played the role of Lazlo Hollyfeld, Born of Water which was released in the year 1976, and he played the role of a friend, Taken 3 in the year 2014, and played the role of Casey, After We Rest, and played the role of Mr. Norman, and many more.
Apart from this, he has also worked on many TV shows like Mulligan’s Stew in the year 1977 in which he played the role of Adam, Helter Skelter in the year 1976, and played the role of William Garretson, Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn in the year 1977, and much more. He has also given his voice in video games like Hitman: Absolution in the year 2012 to the character of Sheriff Clive Skurky. He has done a role of a terrorist in the show “24” which was a big hit. He has also acted in “The Pretender” of NBC series as Broots.
He has also appeared as a guest in the “Sleepless” episode of the X- Files. He has also appeared in a sitcom named “Martin” which was telecast on a channel named “
Fox,” and he played the role of “Shawn.” In a TV series named “Quantum Leap,” he has appeared twice. In two episodes of “Seinfeld,” he has played the role of “Rusty the Bum.” In the year 2007, Jon played the role of menacing dad in “Around June.” He has also worked as a music director of many music videos like “That’s Y They Do It” in the year 1989, “Pay Ya Dues” in the year 1989, “Cracked” in the year 2006, “Funky Song” in the year 1990, and much more.