Character from Star Trek
played by Jonathan Frakes
. Executive officer of the Starship USS Enterprise-D
under the command of Captain Jean-Luc Picard
Riker was born in Valdez, Alaska, on Earth in 2335. Riker's mother died when he was only 2 years old, and he was raised by his father, Kyle Riker. The elder Riker abandoned his son at age 15, an act that William held against his father until 2365 when, at age 30, father and son reunited aboard the USS Enterprise-D.