‘The White Lotus’ star Jon Gries quit acting before landing his most famous role to date

Jon Gries returns as Greg Hunt in hbo‘s the white lotus Season 2. The actor has been in dozens of popular projects over the years. But looking back on his career trajectory, Gries revealed that he actually gave up acting before landing his most famous role.

Jon Gries started acting at a young age

Actor Jon Gries attends the Los Angeles premiere of Season 2 of the HBO Original Series ‘The White Lotus’ at Goya Studios on October 20, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. | Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

Jon Gries is the son of Tom Gries, the screenwriter/filmmaker known for projects like The man from UNCLE (1965) and bat Man (1966). He made his acting debut at age 11, opposite Charleston Heston in his father’s 1968 film, penny.

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