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Jon Gries

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Birthday
17, 1957
Birthplace
Glendale, CA
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
Glendale, CA

About

Supporting actor who gained renown for his seamless performance as Uncle Rico in the 2004 film, Napoleon Dynamite. He also played roles in the 2008 film, Taken, and the 1997 film, Men in Black.

Before Fame

He had his first acting role at age 11 in the 1968 film, Will Penny.

Trivia

He became known to television audiences for his roles on Martin, The Pretender, and Lost.

Family Life

He is the son of director Tom Gries who has one sister, the actress Cary Gries.

Associated With

He played Jon Heder's on-screen, eccentric uncle in Napoleon Dynamite and the Napoleon Dynamite animated series.