Fast Facts

  • Once worked for Marvel Comics, appearing at conventions in a Captain America costume.
  • Began his acting career on stage, appearing in on- and off- Broadway productions like The Hairy Ape and Shenandoah.
  • Has taught acting and directing classes in Maine.


  • James Frakes — Father
  • Doris Frakes — Mother
  • Elizabeth Francis Frakes — Daughter
  • Jameson Ivor Frakes — Son
  • Genie Francis — Wife
  • Daniel Frakes — Brother


  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (BA, 1974)

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  • Birth Name: Jonathan Scott Frakes
  • Birth Place: Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
  • Birthday: August 19, 1952,
  • Profession: Actor, Director

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