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Jonathan Frakes

1952 - Today

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Jonathan Scott Frakes (born August 19, 1952) is an American actor and director. He is best known for his portrayal of Commander (later Captain) William Riker in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and subsequent films and series. He has also hosted the anthology series Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction, voiced David Xanatos in the Disney television series Gargoyles, and narrated the History Channel documentary, Lee and Grant. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jonathan Frakes has received more than 4,831,942 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Jonathan Frakes is the 1,880th most popular actor (down from 1,128th in 2019), the 3,133rd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,089th in 2019) and the 902nd most popular American Actor.

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  • 34

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  • 3.13

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  • 4.31

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Among actors, Jonathan Frakes ranks 1,880 out of 9,996Before him are Mabel Normand, Aleksandr Demyanenko, Édith Scob, Wilford Brimley, Mie Hama, and Sebastian Koch. After him are Brent Spiner, Jackie Stallone, Irrfan Khan, Olivia Colman, Itziar Ituño, and Massimo Troisi.

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Among people born in 1952, Jonathan Frakes ranks 139Before him are Semyon Bychkov, David Petraeus, Samir Geagea, Marilyn Chambers, Jung Chang, and Amir Peretz. After him are Annie Potts, David Byrne, David Knopfler, Dirceu, Nikolai Andrianov, and Chuck Lorre.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jonathan Frakes ranks 3,133 out of 18,182Before him are James Curtis Hepburn (1815), Wilford Brimley (1934), Ralph Bunche (1904), Dick Dale (1937), Robert Gates (1943), and Howlin' Wolf (1910). After him are Brent Spiner (1949), Rensis Likert (1903), Hal Ashby (1929), Jackie Stallone (1921), Arnold Palmer (1929), and Mos Def (1973).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jonathan Frakes ranks 902Before him are Lauren Holly (1963), Lauren German (1978), Mark Forest (1933), Steve Cropper (1941), Mabel Normand (1892), and Wilford Brimley (1934). After him are Brent Spiner (1949), Jackie Stallone (1921), Susan Sullivan (1942), Art Metrano (1936), Annie Potts (1952), and Chris O'Donnell (1970).

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