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Jonathan Frakes


Jonathan Scott Frakes was born on August 19, 1952 in Bellefonte, in central Pennsylvania. He is the son of Doris J. (Yingling) and Dr. James R. Frakes, a professor. His parents moved with Jonathan and his younger brother Daniel to Bethlehem in eastern Pennsylvania. There, his father taught English at Lehigh University, where he held the Fairchild ... See full bio »

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Star Trek: The Next Generation
Star Trek: The Next Generation Commander William T. Riker / Captain William T. Riker / Cmdr. William T. Riker / Commander / Lt. Thomas Riker / Odan
(1987-1994)

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 2017 Devil's Gate
Sheriff Gruenwell
 2017 B-52: Three Generations (Short)
Narrator
 2016 Miles from Tomorrowland (TV Series)
Grandpa Vincent
- Galactech: Still Rocketing/Merc's Night Out (2016) ... Grandpa Vincent (voice)
- The Adventures of Jet Retrograde/The Tiny Aliens (2016) ... Grandpa Vincent (voice)
 2016 Future-Worm! (TV Series)
Steak Starbolt
- Robo-Carp-Alypse/The Reemen/Dr. D, Ghost Hunter (2016) ... Steak Starbolt (voice)
 2016 Angie Tribeca (TV Series)
Commandant Van Zandt
- The Coast Is Fear (2016) ... Commandant Van Zandt
 2016 Guardians of the Galaxy (TV Series)
J'Son / Narrator
- Asgard War Part Two: Rescue Me (2016) ... J'Son / Narrator (voice)
- Come and Gut Your Love (2016) ... J'Son (voice)
- We Are the World Tree (2016) ... J'Son (voice)
- Accidents Will Happen (2016) ... J'Son (voice)
 2014 Hit the Floor (TV Series)
- Blow Out (2014)
 2014 Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff (Video Game)
William Riker (voice)
 2013 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Old Finn / Adult Finn
- Dungeon Train (2013) ... Old Finn (voice)
- Puhoy (2013) ... Adult Finn (voice)
 2013 The Glades (TV Series)
Administrator / Mr. Francis
- Killer Barbecue (2013) ... Administrator (uncredited)
- Shot Girls (2013) ... Mr. Francis (uncredited)
 2009-2012 Leverage (TV Series)
Man in Toy Safety Office / Man in waiting room
- The Toy Job (2012) ... Man in Toy Safety Office (uncredited)
- The Snow Job (2009) ... Man in waiting room (uncredited)
 2012 Castle (TV Series)
Richard Castle Fan
- The Final Frontier (2012) ... Richard Castle Fan (uncredited)
 2011 Beckinfield (TV Series)
Dylan Marks
- Rose Returns (2011) ... Dylan Marks
- Theatre (2011) ... Dylan Marks
 2011 Truth Be Told (TV Movie)
Radio Sound Engineer (uncredited)
 2011 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
Peter
- GlennHog Day (2011) ... Peter (voice)
 2010 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Navy Commander Dr. Stanfill
- Disorder (2010) ... Navy Commander Dr. Stanfill (uncredited)
 2010 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Dr. Arthur Malcolm
- The Uncanny Valley (2010) ... Dr. Arthur Malcolm
 2008 The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice (TV Movie)
Trombone player in marching band (uncredited)
 2006 The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (TV Movie)
Debra's Husband
 2002 Futurama (TV Series)
Jonathan Frakes
 2002 Clockstoppers
Bystander (uncredited)
 1999-2001 Roswell (TV Series)
Jonathan Frakes / Festival's M.C.
- Secrets and Lies (2001) ... Jonathan Frakes (uncredited)
- The Convention (2000) ... Jonathan Frakes (uncredited)
- Pilot (1999) ... Festival's M.C. (uncredited)
 2000 Oh Baby (TV Series)
Don
- Image (2000) ... Don
 2000 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
Larry
- Gwen, Larry, Dick and Mary (2000) ... Larry
 1999 The Lot (TV Series)
Roland White
 1999 Dying to Live (TV Movie)
Will
 1997 Star Trek: Generations (Video Game)
Cmdr. William T. Riker (voice)
 1996 The Paranormal Borderline (TV Series)
Host
 1996 Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles (TV Series)
David Xanatos / Dave
- To Serve Mankind (1996) ... David Xanatos (voice)
- For It May Come True (1996) ... David Xanatos (voice)
- Genesis Undone (1996) ... David Xanatos (voice)
- The Dying of the Light (1996) ... David Xanatos / Dave (voice)
- A Bronx Tail (1996) ... David Xanatos (voice)
 1994-1996 Gargoyles (TV Series)
David Xanatos / Coyote / Alexander Fox / ...
- Hunter's Moon: Part 3 (1996) ... David Xanatos (voice)
- Hunter's Moon: Part One (1996) ... David Xanatos (voice)
- Possession (1996) ... David Xanatos (voice)
- The Gathering: Part 2 (1996) ... David Xanatos (voice)
- The Gathering: Part 1 (1996) ... David Xanatos (voice)
 1996 Brothers of the Frontier (TV Movie)
Ben Frye
 1994 Wings (TV Series)
Gavin Rutledge
- All's Fare (1994) ... Gavin Rutledge
 1994 Camp Nowhere
Bob Spiegel (uncredited)
 1993 The Vision (Video short)
William T. Riker
 1989 The Cover Girl and the Cop (TV Movie)
Joshua Boyleston
 1987 Nutcracker: Money, Madness & Murder (TV Mini-Series)
Rosen
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Rosen
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Rosen
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Rosen
 1986 Matlock (TV Series)
Prosecutor Mr. Park
- The Angel (1986) ... Prosecutor Mr. Park
 1986 It's a Living (TV Series)
Steve
- The Bar (1986) ... Steve
 1986 Dream West (TV Mini-Series)
Lt. Archibald Gillespie
- Dream West (1986) ... Lt. Archibald Gillespie
- Episode #1.2 ... Lt. Archibald Gillespie
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Steve (segment "But Can She Type?")
- Night of the Meek/But Can She Type?/The Star (1985) ... Steve (segment "But Can She Type?")
 1985 Hotel (TV Series)
Ted Travers
- Bystanders (1985) ... Ted Travers
 1984 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Arthur Krock Jr.
- A Divine Madness (1984) ... Arthur Krock Jr.
 1984 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Connors
- Always Say Always (1984) ... Connors
 1984 Five Mile Creek (TV Series)
Adam Scott
- Gold Fever (1984) ... Adam Scott
 1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Surgeon / Leon Bohannon
- Ghost of a Chance (1982) ... Surgeon
- The Face of Fear (1982) ... Leon Bohannon
 1982 Bare Essence (TV Movie)
Marcus Marshall
 1982 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Eddie Sims
- Of Mouse and Man (1982) ... Eddie Sims
 1982 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Adam Blake
- Harts and Palms (1982) ... Adam Blake
 1981 Harper Valley P.T.A. (TV Series)
Clutch Breath
- Low Noon (1981) ... Clutch Breath
 1981 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Jamie Lee Hogg
- Mrs. Daisy Hogg (1981) ... Jamie Lee Hogg
 1980 The Night the City Screamed (TV Movie)
Richard Hawkins
 1980 Beulah Land (TV Mini-Series)
Adam Davis
 1980 Here's Boomer (TV Series)
Philip
- Private Eye (1980) ... Philip
 1980 Paris (TV Series)
 1979 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
Chapper
- Separate Ways (1979) ... Chapper
 1979 Beach Patrol (TV Movie)
Marty Green
 1979 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Basketball Player
- One of the Boys (1979) ... Basketball Player (uncredited)
 1978 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
David Douglas
- Stages of Fear (1978) ... David Douglas
 1978 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Brad
- Angel on My Mind (1978) ... Brad
 1978 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Kirk Wendover
- The War Games/Queen of the Boston Bruisers (1978) ... Kirk Wendover
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Jared McAllister (1986)
 1963 The Doctors (TV Series)
Tom Carroll (1977-1978)
 1952 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Ken Stewart
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Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

Fate protects fools, little children and ships named Enterprise. See more »

Trivia:

Along with Tim Russ, he is one of only two actors who have appeared in "Star Trek" to share scenes with four of the five captains: Patrick Stewart in every episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Star Trek: Generations (1994), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Insurrection (1998) and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002), Avery Brooks in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) episode "... See more »

Trademark:

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Star Sign:

Leo

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