Jay Anthony Franke (born May 17, 1972 in Leonardtown, Maryland) is an actor and voice actor, best known for voicing JC Denton and Paul Denton from the hit computer game Deus Ex. He was also one of the stars of the hit NBC show California Dreams in which he played "Jake Sommers," the tough, leather-clad lead guitarist.
He is a musician who played his own guitar during the musical scenes on the show. He has studied ballet and he writes. In addition to the role in California Dreams, he has acted on General Hospital, Married with Children and the TV movie Earth Angel(1991).
Jay married his wife Tracey in her home town of Melbourne on January 25, 2009.
Jay Anthony Franke created a Pilot and his wife Tracey produced it. This is not how they met. Jay and Tracey met in 2006. The pilot has already been filmed and is in post production. Tracey and Jay have their own production company called Frankenhead Productions. Contrary to popular belief Tracey is not an actress. Besides being a producer she is also an editor.
On March 4, 2010, Franke and the rest of the California Dreams cast reunited on the Jimmy Fallon show.
Jay is the QA Manager at a very large music publisher in Australia.
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