Jonathan Frakes

19 Aug 1952

Actor, Director

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.


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Filmography (16 titles)

(movie, 2017)
···Devil's Gate
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Sheriff Gruenwell)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Role: Director
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Director
(movie, 2006)
···Alien Autopsy
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Himself)
(movie, 2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Director
(movie, 2002)
6.8Star Trek: Nemesis
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Captain William T. Riker)
(movie, 2002)
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller, Family
Role: Director
(movie, 1999)
···Dying to Live
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Will)
(series, 1999)
···The Lot
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Roland White)
(movie, 1998)
6.5Star Trek: Insurrection
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor, Director
Role: Actor (as Himself)
(movie, 1996)
···Star Trek: First Contact
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Role: Actor, Director
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Himself - Host)
(movie, 1994)
7.0Star Trek: Generations
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Commander William T. Riker)
(movie, 1989)
···The Cover Girl and the Cop
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Joshua Boyleston)