Jonathan Frakes played Commander William Riker on Star Trek: The Next Generation and in the film Star Trek Generations. ® He also appeared on television’s Falcon Crest, Paper Dolls, Bare Essence, and The Doctors in recurring roles. He won critical acclaim for his performances in the mini-series Dream West and North and South.
Mr. Frakes has also directed episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Voyager,® as well as Diagnosis: Murder. He was seen on Broadway in Shenandoah, Off-Broadway in The Hairy Ape, and in many regional theater productions including The Trouble With Europe at the Mark Taper Forum. He is married to actress Genie Francis.