Jameson Ivor Frakes

Jameson Ivor Frakes

Date Of BirthAugust 20, 1994
Age29 years 9 months 3 days
Day of BirthSaturday
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
Zodiac SignLeo
ProfessionsFilmmaker , Musician , Fisherman , Researcher
Other Names Jameson Frakes , James Frakes

Personal Information
Residence Belfast, Maine, United States
Religion Christianity
Language English
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Body Features & Measurements
Height175 CM
5 Feet 9 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair colorlight brown
Weight80 KG
176 lbs
Body Type Average
Family Information
Father Jonathan Scott Frakes (Actor)
Mother Genie Francis (Actress; born Eugenie Ann Francis)
Sister Elizabeth Francis Frakes (younger)
Cousin Julia Devon Frakes
Uncles Kenneth Francis (Maternal)
Daniel Frakes (Paternal; Younger brother of Jonathan;)
Ivor Francis (Maternal)
Grandfathers James Frakes (Paternal; James R Frakes)
Ivor Francis (Maternal; Actor)
Grandmothers Doris J. Yingling (Paternal)
Rosemary Daley (Maternal)
Aunt Shelley Francis (Maternal; Step Aunt)
Great Grandfather Byron Frakes (Paternal Paternal)
Great-grandmother Helen Frakes (Paternal Paternal)
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Wildlife Biology (University of Montana)
Education(School) Viewpoint School
Education(College) Ithaca College
Alma MaterUniversity of Montana
Education (Post-Graduation) Aquatic Ecology (University of Montana)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
LikesResearching insects
Contact (Email)jamesfrakesfishing@gmail.com
Contact(Phone)(310) 869-9521


Jameson Ivor Frakes is a Fisherman, Hydrologist an aspiring American Director and Musician.

Childhood- Family

Jameson Ivor Frakes was born on 20th August 1994 in to Jonathan Scott Frakes(Father) a popular actor (Known for Star Trek series) & Genie Francis(Mother)- an actress.

Jameson has a sister named Elizabeth Francis Frakes (born on 30th May 1997) in Los Angeles, California, United States. Eliza Frakes is an activist, film maker and a traveler.

Jameson Frakes with sister Elizabeth Frakes

Image: Jameson Frakes with sister Elizabeth Frakes

Jameson Ivor Frakes's parents Genie Francis & Jonathan Scott Frakes

Image: Jameson Ivor Frakes's parents Genie Francis & Jonathan Scott Frakes


  • Jameson attended Viewpoint School located in Calabasas, California.
  • College: Jameson has done Documentary Studies at Ithaca College. He wished to be a film maker and Musician.
  • University of Montana: He graduated with a degree in Wildlife Biology from the University at Missoula, Montana. He received his Master's degree in Aquatic Ecology from the same University. [1]



Isabel Kruse

Jameson Ivor Frakes and girlfriend Isabel Kruse

James and girlfriend Isabel Kruse got engaged in June of 2022. The two announced the news on instagram with the post:

Big news people! I’m engaged to my favorite organism on earth, Izzy, I love u so much!!!!!!!!! #teamjizzy

So the couple goes by Jizzy (James+Izzy). She loves fishing too and has her own fishing related instagram page (other than a personal one). The two have been together at least since 2020.


Interesting Facts & Trivia

  • Ethnicity: Jameson's mother Genie is of Lithuanian descent, His father Jonathan is of German and English ancestry.
  • Growing Up: Jameson grew up in various cities as his parents moved from Los Angeles to London (England), Maine, New York & other places in the United States.
  • Origin of Name 'Jameson Ivor': Jameson's maternal grandfather was a very popular actor names Ivor Francis. Jameson's middle name comes from him. His paternal grandfather is James Frakes, thus the name Jameson.
  • It is believed that Jameson was firt named Benjamin. It was changed later.
  • Godmother: Actress Elizabeth Berman (known for Enemy of the State, Road Rage, Due South, Thick as Thieves) is Jameson's Godmother. She is the wife of writer & producer Rick Berman (Writer & producer of Star Trek series. 
  • Jameson's parents Jonathan Frakes & Genie Francis met first during the filming of Bare Essence (1983). The couple have played husband and wife in movies such as- Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993), Camp Nowhere (1994) & 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
  • The Cherished Home: His family runs a home accessories store called 'The Cherished Home' in Belfast, Maine
  • Fishing: Jameson is very passionate about fishing, he calls himself a fisherman. He ca be seen posting his fishing pictures on social media. He has a dedicated fishing related facebook account. He has been a fisherman since age 10. He is a registered Main Guide. He is a specialist in fly & spin fishing techniques. He has experience of more than 10 years of fishing in Maine. His office is located at 20 Canaan Ln, Camden, Maine 04843 USA. (Becoming a registered Maine guy involves a rigorous test).
  • He entered the giveaway for Equilibrium Tri-Zone Impact Sports Boot
  • He was introduced to fishing by his mother, she took him to the dock and fishing started as a hobby.
  • Salmonfly Project: He Co-founded the Salmonfly Project with Jackson Birrell, a PhD graduate from the University of Montana. It all began with the question ‘Why are salmonflies disappearing from some rivers and not others?’ Fish and birds are studied by big institutions, not much research was present in the mainstream about insects. As a fisherman himself, he understands the ecological importance of salmonflies and his research suggests that salmonfly survival depends on a complex suite of environmental factors like dewatering, pollution, warming, habitat loss . Thus the research into the Salmon flies. So far, the two have published more than a dozen papers on Salmon flies[1]
  • Kill The Corona Contest: Nymph Category: James had sent a cool Salmonfly which had curled up into a ball for the Fly contest in the Nymph category at the "TheSlideinn", hosted by Kelly Galoup. It won him a $25 in the contest.


  • The weather is grim. But it wont be this way forever. Keep dreaming. Keep tying [applies both to fishing and life] [2]


  1. SalmonFly Project- About us
  2. James instagram post on fishing
  3. James and Izzy

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