August 19, 1952
69 years old
6 ft 2½ in | 189 cm
87 kg | 192 lbs
Jonathan Scott Frakes was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States, on August 19, 1952, is an American actor.
Young Jonathan Frakes began his professional acting career as a member of the Impossible Ragtime Theater.
He made his big screen debut in adventure comedy film Camp Nowhere (1994) in role as Bob Spiegel.
He got his television debut in ABC crime drama film Beach Patrol (1979) in role as Marty Green.
Jonathan's breakthrough performance came as Commander William Riker in "Star Trek" films and series.
He landed his Broadway debut in a musical "Shenandoah" (1977).
He made his directorial debut with episode "The Offspring" (1990) of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
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Jonathan Frakes is 69 years old.
Jonathan Frakes net worth is around 25 million dollars.
He played Commander William T. Riker in "Star Trek" films:
Star Trek Generations (1994)
Star Trek: First Contact (1996), also his motion picture directorial debut, for which he was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Director and a Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor - Science Fiction
Star Trek: Insurrection (1998) also directed, for which he was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation
He appeared as Himself/Captain William T. Riker in feature documentary The Captains (2011).
He portrayed Sheriff Gruenwell in supernatural horror movie Devil's Gate (2017).
He voiced King Faraday, Boss Moxie in animated superhero film Catwoman: Hunted (2022).
He played Commander William T. Riker in "Star Trek" series:
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1994)
Star Trek: Voyager (1996)
Star Trek: Enterprise (2005)
Star Trek: Picard (2020, 2023)
He was nominated for the Annie Award for Best Individual Achievement: Voice Acting for his voice role as David Xanatos, Coyote in Disney's animated television series Gargoyles (1994-1996).
He hosted Fox anthology series Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1998–2002, 2021).
He voiced J'son in Disney XD animated television series Guardians of the Galaxy (2016-2019).
Star Trek: Lower Decks (2020-2021) Paramount+ animated series in voice role as Captain William T. Riker
Graduated from Liberty High School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (1970).
Graduated from Pennsylvania State University (1974), with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater Arts.
Attended Harvard University.
Had younger brother, Daniel (died in 1997).
Has German and English ancestry.
He is also a talented Jazz trombonist.
Good friends with actress Marina Sirtis.
He voiced William Riker in video game Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff (2014).
He voiced Volk in video game XCOM 2: War of the Chosen (2017).
Lives in Calabasas, California.
He dated Debralee Scott (1980-1985) and Jayni Chase (1977).
He started dating actress Genie Francis in 1985, the couple got married in 1988, they have a daughter, Elizabeth Frances Frakes and a son, Jameson Ivor Frakes.