Rainbow Sun Francks
|Other names||Rainbow Francks|
|Relatives||Cree Summer (sister)|
Rainbow Sun Francks (born 3 December 1979) is a Canadian actor known for his role as Lt. Aiden Ford in the television show Stargate Atlantis, and his recurring roles on The Listener, The Umbrella Academy and High Fidelity.
Early life and family
Francks was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Canadian actor and musician Don Francks and Plains Cree-African-American dancer Lili Red Eagle, who is originally from North Richmond, California. He is an adopted honorary member of the Red Pheasant Cree Nation, a First Nation of Canada. 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.
|1997||The Planet of Junior Brown||Buddy Clark|
|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|
|2020||Age of Dysphoria||Wes||Short|
|TBA||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|
|State of Syn||Preacher||2 episodes|
|2014, 2016||Murdoch Mysteries||Sam Carr / Stanley Garrity||2 episodes|
|2016||Slasher||Wayne||Episode: "Ill-Gotten Gains"|
|2017||The Strain||Jason||Guest role (season 4)|
|Rising Suns||Banfi||TV miniseries|
|The Beaverton||Doctor||Episode: "2.4"|
|2017–18||Upstairs Amy||Martin||TV series|
|2018||Imposters||Dr. Price||3 episodes|
|2019||The Umbrella Academy||Det. Chuck Beamen||Recurring role (season 1)|
|2020||High Fidelity||Cameron Brooks||Recurring role|
|A Christmas Exchange||Patrick||TV film|
|2021||My Favorite Christmas Melody||Travis||TV film|
|2022||Better Things||Copeland||Episode: "Jesus Saves"|
- "Rainbow Sun Francks Bio on Official Stargate Site at MGM". Retrieved 23 January 2013.
- "Interview with Rainbow Sun Francks at InsideToronto.com". 18 June 2012. 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". Archived from the original on 18 September 2012. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
- "The Oddities Myspace Page". Retrieved 23 January 2013.