Rainbow Sun Francks

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Rainbow Sun Francks
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Francks at Pegasus One in London, 2006
Born (1979-12-03) December 3, 1979 (age 37)
Toronto, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Other names Rainbow Francks
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 1995–present
Parent(s) Don Francks and Lili Francks
Family Cree Summer (sister)

Rainbow Sun Francks (born December 3, 1979) is a Canadian actor and singer known for his role as Lt. Aiden Ford in the television show Stargate Atlantis.

Early life and family[edit]

Francks was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of actor and musician Don Francks and dancer Lili Francks, a member of the Plains Cree First Nation. He is also the younger brother of Cree Summer.[1][2]


Francks was an on-air personality at MuchMusic, a Canadian music video and variety television channel.[3] 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).[4][5] He played the role of Dev Clark on The Listener.[6] He produces a hip hop group known as The Oddities.[7] Francks is also involved with a video game website, Console Creatures.


Year Film Role Other notes
1995 Black Fox: The Price of Peace as Frank Johnson
Black Fox: Good Men and Bad as Frank Johnson
1997 The Planet of Junior Brown as Buddy Clark
1999 One Heart Broken Into Song as Hank Johnson
2000 Love Come Down as Julian
Love Song as Calvin Dumas
2001 Twice in a Lifetime as Jimmy
2003 Electric Circus Host (2002–2003)
2004 Preview to Atlantis as Himself/Aiden Ford
From Stargate to Atlantis: Sci-Fi Lowdown as Himself/Aiden Ford
Stargate Atlantis as Lieutenant Aiden Ford
2006 This Space for Rent as Barnaby Sharpe
2007 Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem as Earl
2011 The Listener as Dev Clark
2011 Falling Skies as Click 2 Episodes
2014 Murdoch Mysteries as Sam Carr
2015 Defiance as Uno Recurring
2016 Eyewitness as Burlingame Recurring


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