Jonathan Frakes

Jonathan Frakes

  • Born on
    • August 19th, 1952
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jonathan Scott Frakes (born August 19, 1952) is an American actor, author and director. Frakes is best known for his portrayal of Commander William T. Riker in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and subsequent films. Frakes also hosted the television series Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction, challenging viewers to discern his stories of fact-based phenomena and fabricated tales. In June 2011, Frakes narrated the History Channel documentary Lee and Grant. He was also the voice actor of David Xanatos in the Disney television series Gargoyles. Frakes directed and also starred in Star Trek: First Contact as well as Star Trek: Insurrection. He is also the author of a book called The Abductors: Conspiracy.


Acting (15 Credits)

2017Devil's Gate as Sheriff Gruenwell
2008The Librarian III: The Curse of the Judas Chalice as Trombone Player in Marching Band (uncredited)
2006The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines as Debra's Husband
2002Star Trek: Nemesis as Commander William T. Riker
1998Star Trek: Insurrection as Commander William T. Riker
1996Star Trek: First Contact as Commander William T. Riker
1994Star Trek: Generations as Commander William T. Riker
1994Star Trek: The Next Generation - All Good Things as Cmdr. William Riker
1994Camp Nowhere as Bob Spiegel
1994Gargoyles as David Xanatos (voice)
1993Star Trek: The Next Generation: Gambit as Cmdr. William Riker
1990Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Best of Both Worlds as Cmdr. William Riker
1987Star Trek: The Next Generation: Encounter at Farpoint as Cmdr. William Riker
1987Star Trek: The Next Generation as William T. Riker
1985North and South as Stanley Hazard

Himself (5 Credits)

2014Chaos on the Bridge as Himself
2006Alien Autopsy as Himself
1997Trekkies as Himself
1997Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction as Self - Host
1995Alien Autopsy: (Fact or Fiction?) as Himself - Host


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