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Gries may refer to:

Gries is also a surname derived from the Ancient Germanic word gris, meaning "gravel" or "stone".

  • David Gries (born 1939), computer scientist at Cornell University
  • Jon Gries (born 1957), American actor, writer and director
  • Peter Gries, Harold J. & Ruth Newman Chair in US-China Issues and Director of the Institute for U.S.-China Issues
  • Theo Gries (born 1961), German football coach and a retired player
  • Tom Gries (1921–1977), American TV and film director, writer and producer
  • Roger William Gries (born 1937), American Catholic bishop
  • Stefan Th. Gries (born 1970), (Full) Professor of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Barbara

The name may be spelled "Gries" or "Grice". Other forms of the name include "Griese", "Griesbaum", "Griesert", "Grieshaber", "Griesinger", "Griesman", "Griess", "Griffen" and "Griffin".