Jonathan Frakes Biography

Updated On Jan 22, 2018 Published On May 31, 2016
Facts of Jonathan Frakes
Date of Birth: 1952 , August-19
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Name Maria Cardona
Birth Name Maria Cardona
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Bogotá
Ethnicity White
Profession Correspondent
Working For Dewey Square Group
Net Worth Unknown
Famous for Fox News channel
Married Yes
Married to Bryan Weaver
Divorce N/A
Children N/A
Education Duke University
Awards News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form,
Siblings Isabella Acres
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Affair with Bryan Weaver
Girlfriend Not Yet
Movies When Marnie Was There
TV Show Anderson Cooper 360°
Father Myron Rosen
Mother Regina Rosen
Weight in KG 53 kg
Online Presence Wiki, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Body Measurements 33-24-35
Breast Size 30B
Waist size 23
Hip Size 33
Shoe Size 9
Nick Name Maria
Face Color White
Neck Size 9.7
Books : Mathematics Learning Centres Ages 8-9 Years: Activities for Developing Mathematical Skills
Boyfriend Bryan Weaver
Salary N/A
Albums Professional Rapper, So Hard
Sisters Anna Bella
View moreless Facts of Jonathan Frakes

In 1983, while Jonathan was starring on the set of an American television soap opera Bare Essence, he fell in love with American actress Genie Francis and eventually started an affair. They also acted together in an American television miniseries North and South. They dated each other for several years and then they got married on 28th of May 1988 with a beautiful wedding ceremony.

As a loving husband and wife, the couple welcomed two children: a son named Jameson and a daughter named Elizabeth. He is not involved in extra affairs and there is no any sign of them getting divorced.

Jonathan was enrolled at Bethlehem's Liberty High School. He also played for Liberty High School Grenadier Band on its track team. He graduated from there in 1970 and then he got enrolled at Penn State University with a major in Theater Arts. He also earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from there.

He has been active in acting since 1978. He starred the role of Brad in an American crime drama television series Charlie's Angels. He also appeared in the TV series Fantasy Island in the same year. He got his rise to fame after starring the role of Jamie Lee Hogg in the TV series The Dukes of Hazzard.

He has worked in over 89 movies, some his huge hits are Star Trek's sequel COntact, Insurrection, Generations, Nemesis, etc.

He made his feature film debut in 1994 by starring the role of Bob Spiegel in an American adventure comedy film Camp Nowhere. His breakthrough role as an actor came in the mid-1980s after he began portraying the role of Commander William T. Riker in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation. For this role in the Star Trek: Generation, he earned the salary of $400,000. His net worth as of 2018 $12 million. He sold a house in California.

Jonathan Frakes

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Born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, United States

August 19 , 1952

Jonathan Frakes, who is also popular as Two-Takes Frakes, was born as Jonathan Scott Frakes in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, United States of America to Doris J. (née Yingling) and Dr. James R. Frakes. He is an American and is of German and English descent.

Graduated from Bethlehem's Liberty High School

1970

Jonathan was enrolled at Bethlehem's Liberty High School. He also played for Liberty High School Grenadier Band on its track team. He graduated from there in 1970 and then he got enrolled at Penn State University with a major in Theater Arts. He also earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from there.

Began his acting career

1978

He has been active in acting since 1978. He starred the role of Brad in an American crime drama television series Charlie's Angels. He also appeared in the TV series Fantasy Island that year. In 1979, he starred in the TV series like The Waltons, Eight Is Enough and The White Shadow. 

First feature film, Camp Nowhere

1994

He made his feature film debut in 1994 by starring the role of Bob Spiegel in an American adventure comedy film Camp Nowhere. He has also starred in the movies like Clockstoppers, Thunderbirds and The Captains. 

Appeared in the television series, Star Trek: The Next Generation

1987

His breakthrough role as an actor came in the mid 1980s after he began portraying the role of Commander William T. Riker in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation. For this role, he earned the salary of $100,000 per episode. 

Began dating Genie Francis

1985

In 1983, while Jonathan was starring on the set of an American television soap opera Bare Essence, he fell in love with American actress Genie Francis. They also acted together in an American television miniseries North and South. 

Married to Genie Francis

May 28 , 1988

He and Genie Francis dated each other for several years and then they got married on 28th of May 1988. As a loving husband and wife, they have welcomed two children together. He is not involved in extra affairs and there is no any sign of them getting divorced.

First child, Jameson Ivor Frakes

August 20 , 1994

He became father for the first time in his life in 1994. He and his loving wife, Genie Francis welcomed their first child together on 20th of August and that time it was son and they named him Jameson Ivor Frakes.

Second child, Elizabeth Francis Frakes

May 30 , 1997

He became father for the second time in his life in 1997. He and his loving wife, Genie Francis welcomed their second child together on 30th of May and that time it was daughter and they named her Elizabeth Francis Frakes.

Began his directorial career

1990

 He has also directed several episodes of the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation. In 1990, he made his directorial debut by directing its episode The Offspring. He is also known for being the director of the movie The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines. 

Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

2013

He got his first nomination in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA in 1997 for Best Director. He got nominated for his work on Star Trek: First Contact. He won this award for the first time in 2013.