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 William Riker in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and subsequent films and series. Frakes also hosted the anthology series Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction, and was the voice for David Xanatos in the Disney television series Gargoyles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jonathan Frakes has received more than 3,907,377 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Jonathan Frakes is the 1,128th most popular actor (up from 1,485th in 2019), the 2,090th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,694th in 2019) and the 556th most popular American Actor.

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  • 66.72

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  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jonathan Frakes ranks 1,128 out of 10,030Before him are Claire Forlani, Helene Weigel, Victor Garber, David Warner, Renée Taylor, and Dana Elcar. After him are Dharmendra, Stephen Fry, Ethel Barrymore, Katey Sagal, Hou Hsiao-hsien, and Rosemary Harris.

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Among people born in 1952, Jonathan Frakes ranks 82Before him are Terry O'Quinn, Eric Adams, Anne-Marie David, Mary McDonnell, Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem, and Guillermo Vilas. After him are Verónica Castro, Michael Jeter, George Strait, Michael Massee, Shohreh Aghdashloo, and Lee Soo-man.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jonathan Frakes ranks 2,090 out of 15,968Before him are Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821), Renée Taylor (1933), Dana Elcar (1927), Frederik Pohl (1919), James B. Donovan (1916), and Roy Sullivan (1912). After him are Curtis LeMay (1906), Charlie Wilson (1933), Ethel Barrymore (1879), Katey Sagal (1954), Kamehameha II (1797), and Larry Silverstein (1931).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jonathan Frakes ranks 556Before him are Ralph Bellamy (1904), Angela Bassett (1958), Henry Bergman (1868), Donald Glover (1983), Renée Taylor (1933), and Dana Elcar (1927). After him are Ethel Barrymore (1879), Katey Sagal (1954), Mary Steenburgen (1953), Matthew Broderick (1962), Louise Brooks (1906), and Gabriel Macht (1972).

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