Rainbow Sun Francks
Francks at Pegasus One in London, 2006
|Other names||Rainbow Francks|
Lili Red Eagle
|Family||Cree Summer (sister)|
Early life and family
Francks was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Canadian actor and musician Don Francks and African-American dancer Lili Red Eagle is originally from North Richmond, California. They are both adopted members of the Plains Cree First Nation. He is also the younger brother of Cree Summer.
Francks was an on-air personality at MuchMusic, a Canadian music video and variety television channel. He starred in Stargate Atlantis Season 1 as US Marine Lieutenant Aiden Ford. His role was reduced to that of a recurring character for Season 2, and was written out entirely for Season 3 and 4 (he made a brief cameo in a dream sequence in season 5). He played the role of Dev Clark on The Listener. He produces a hip hop group known as The Oddities. Francks is also involved with a video game website, Console Creatures.
|1997||The Planet of Junior Brown||Buddy Clark|
|1999||One Heart Broken Into Song||Hank Johnson|
|2000||Love Come Down||Julian|
|2007||Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem||Earl|
|2014||Pretend We're Kissing||Henri|
|2017||How to Fall||Quincy||Short|
|2018||Deer Hunting for Beginners||Cole / Bartender||Short|
|1995||Black Fox||Frank Johnson||TV miniseries|
|2000||Love Song||Calvin Dumas||TV film|
|2001||Twice in a Lifetime||Jimmy||Episode: "Moonshine Over Harlem"|
|2004–2008||Stargate Atlantis||Aiden Ford||Main role (season 1), recurring (season 2), guest (season 5)|
|2006||Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Diff'rent Strokes||Dion Mial||TV film|
|2007||This Space for Rent||Barnaby Sharpe||Episode: "Stain'd"|
|2010||The Bridge||Daniels||Episode: "Never Let Me Down Again"|
|2011||Lost Girl||Cameron||Episode: "Can't See the Fae-Rest"|
|2011–2014||The Listener||Dev Clark||Main role (season 2–5)|
|2013||Against the Wild||Charlie Foster||TV film|
|2013||State of Syn||Preacher||Episodes: "1.6", "1.8"|
|2014, 2016||Murdoch Mysteries||Sam Carr, Stanley Garrity||Episodes: "The Death of Dr. Ogden", "Once Upon a Murdoch Christmas"|
|2015||Defiance||Uno||Episodes: "Of a Demon in My View", "The Awakening", "Upon the March We Fittest Die"|
|2016||Slasher||Wayne||Episode: "Ill-Gotten Gains"|
|2017||The Strain||Alex's Brother, Jason||Guest role (season 4)|
|2017||Rising Suns||Banfi||TV miniseries|
|2017||The Beaverton||Doctor||Episode: "2.4"|
|2017–18||Upstairs Amy||Martin||TV series|
|2018||Imposters||Dr. Price||Episodes: "Phase Two Sucks", "The World Needs Heroes. Over", "See You Soon, Macaroon"|
|2019||The Umbrella Academy||Det. Chuck Beamen||Recurring role (season 1)|
- "Rainbow Sun Francks Bio on Official Stargate Site at MGM". Retrieved 23 January 2013.
- "Interview with Rainbow Sun Francks at InsideToronto.com". Retrieved 23 January 2013.
- "Aiden Ford at Gateworld.net". Retrieved 23 January 2013.
- "Interview with Rainbow Sun Francks re: reduced role on Stargate Atlantis as Aiden Ford". Archived from the original on 1 May 2009. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
- "The Listener on CTV". Retrieved 23 January 2013.
- "The Oddities Myspace Page". Retrieved 23 January 2013.