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Jonathan Frakes talks William Riker, playing trombone with Phish, and more

Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-1994)/Star Trek: Voyager (1996)/Star Trek: Enterprise (2005)—“Commander William T. Riker”
AVC: How did you first end up on the radar to play Will Riker?

JF: I was just submitted, you know? I went in to read for Junie Lowry, who cast the show, and seven auditions later, I was lucky enough to be cast in spite of the rumor being that they’d wanted to get Billy Campbell to play it.

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