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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 Cmdr. William Riker / Commander William T. Riker / Lt. Thomas Riker
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Filmography

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 2017 XCOM 2: War of the Chosen (Video Game)
Volk (voice)
 2016-2017 Guardians of the Galaxy (TV Series)
J'Son / Narrator
- Nova Me, Nova You (2017) ... J'Son (voice)
- Knights in Black Helmets (2017) ... J'Son (voice)
- Back in Black (2017) ... J'Son (voice)
- Asgard War Part Two: Rescue Me (2016) ... J'Son / Narrator (voice)
- Asgard War Part One: Lightnin' Strikes (2016) ... J'Son (voice)
 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
 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 The Super Hero Squad Show (TV Series)
High Evolutionary
- The Devil Dinosaur You Say! (Six Against Infinity, Part 4) (2011) ... High Evolutionary (voice)
 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
 2005 Family Guy (TV Series)
Commander William T. Riker
- Peter's Got Woods (2005) ... Commander William T. Riker (voice)
 2005 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series)
Commander William T. Riker
- These Are the Voyages... (2005) ... Commander William T. Riker
 2002 Star Trek: Nemesis
William Riker
 2002 Futurama (TV Series)
Jonathan Frakes
- Where No Fan Has Gone Before (2002) ... Jonathan Frakes (voice)
 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
 1998 Star Trek: The Experience - The Klingon Encounter (Short)
Commander William T. Riker
 1997 Star Trek: Generations (Video Game)
Cmdr. William T. Riker (voice)
 1996-1997 Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles (TV Series)
David Xanatos / Dave
- Angels in the Night (1997) ... David Xanatos (voice)
- 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)
 1996 The Paranormal Borderline (TV Series)
Host
 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
 1996 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
Commander William T. Riker
- Death Wish (1996) ... Commander William T. Riker
 1995 Star Trek: The Next Generation: Interactive VCR Board Game - A Klingon Challenge (Video Game)
Commander WIlliam T. Riker (voice)
 1995 Star Trek: The Next Generation - A Final Unity (Video Game)
Commander William T. Riker (voice)
 1995 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Tim Lake
- Don't Tug on Superman's Cape (1995) ... Tim Lake
 1995 Cybill (TV Series)
Jonathan Frakes
- Starting on the Wrong Foot (1995) ... Jonathan Frakes
 1994 Star Trek: The Next Generation Interactive Technical Manual (Video Game)
Commander William T. Riker (voice)
 1994 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Thomas Riker
- Defiant (1994) ... Thomas Riker
 1994 Star Trek: Generations
Riker
 1994 Wings (TV Series)
Gavin Rutledge
- All's Fare (1994) ... Gavin Rutledge
 1994 Camp Nowhere
Bob Spiegel (uncredited)
 1987-1994 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Cmdr. William Riker / Commander William T. Riker / Lt. Thomas Riker
- All Good Things... (1994) ... Cmdr. William Riker
- Preemptive Strike (1994) ... Cmdr. William Riker
- Emergence (1994) ... Cmdr. William Riker
- Bloodlines (1994) ... Cmdr. William Riker
- Firstborn (1994) ... Cmdr. William Riker
 1994 Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III (TV Mini-Series)
Stanley Hazard
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Stanley Hazard
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Stanley Hazard
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Stanley Hazard (credit only)
 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 North and South, Book II (TV Mini-Series)
Stanley Hazard
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Stanley Hazard (credit only)
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Stanley Hazard
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Stanley Hazard
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Stanley Hazard
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Stanley Hazard
 1986 Dream West (TV Mini-Series)
Lt. Archibald Gillespie
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Lt. Archibald Gillespie
- Dream West (1986) ... 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 North and South (TV Mini-Series)
Stanley Hazard
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Stanley Hazard
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Stanley Hazard
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Stanley Hazard
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Stanley Hazard
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Stanley Hazard (credit only)
 1985 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Damon Ross
- The Avenging Angel (1985) ... Damon Ross
- Confessions (1985) ... Damon Ross
- Cold Comfort (1985) ... Damon Ross
- ...And the Fall (1985) ... Damon Ross
- The Decline... (1985) ... Damon Ross
 1985 Hotel (TV Series)
Ted Travers
- Bystanders (1985) ... Ted Travers
 1984 Paper Dolls (TV Series)
Sandy Parris
- Episode #1.13 (1984) ... Sandy Parris
- Episode #1.12 (1984) ... Sandy Parris
- Episode #1.11 (1984) ... Sandy Parris
- Episode #1.10 (1984) ... Sandy Parris
- Episode #1.9 (1984) ... Sandy Parris
 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
 1983 Bare Essence (TV Series)
Marcus Marshall
- Hour Ten (1983) ... Marcus Marshall
- Hour Eleven (1983) ... Marcus Marshall
- Hour Nine (1983) ... Marcus Marshall
- Hour Eight (1983) ... Marcus Marshall
- Hour Seven (1983) ... Marcus Marshall
 1982 Voyagers! (TV Series)
Charles Lindbergh
- An Arrow Pointing East (1982) ... Charles Lindbergh
 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
- Part III (1980) ... Adam Davis
- Part II (1980) ... 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 The Waltons (TV Series)
Ashley Longworth Jr.
- The Lost Sheep (1979) ... Ashley Longworth Jr.
- The Legacy (1979) ... Ashley Longworth Jr.
 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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Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (54 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

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Other Works:

Musician playing trombone on Phish's 1994 album 'Hoist' Track 4 titled 'Riker's mailbox'. See more »

Publicity Listings:

14 Interviews | 4 Articles | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

My favorite actor of all time is Genie Francis. 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:

Blue-eyed stare and mischievous grin See more »

Nickname:

Johnny See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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