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James Franco

James Edward Franco (born April 19, 1978) is an American actor, film director, screenwriter, film producer, author, painter, and performance artist. He left college in order to pursue acting and started off his career by making guest appearances on television series in the 1990s. Franco landed a lead part on the short-lived cult hit television program Freaks and Geeks and later achieved recognition for playing the titular character in the TV biopic James Dean (2001), for which he was awarded a Golden Globe Award. He achieved international fame with his portrayals of Harry Osborn in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy. Franco has been acclaimed for both dramatic and comedic work in projects and has appeared in an eclectic range of projects since the 2000s. Ranging from period to contemporary pieces, and from major Hollywood productions to less publicized indie films, as well as fantasy movies to biopics and soap operas. Other notable films include Pineapple Express, a stoner comedy that earned him his second Golden Globes nomination, the Harvey Milk-biopic Milk (both 2008) as well as Danny Boyle's 2010 movie 127 Hours, about real-life mountain climber Aron Ralston's struggle to free his hand from a boulder. His performance in 127 Hours earned him nominations for many high-profile awards, including the Academy Awards, Golden Globe and SAG Awards. Franco has hosted the skit comedy Saturday Night Live twice as well as the 83rd Academy Awards with Anne Hathaway. He volunteers for the Art of Elysium charity and is in a relationship with actress Ahna O'Reilly. Description above from the Wikipedia article James Franco, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Apr 19, 1978 In Palo Alto - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Long Home
Latest Project:
Movie Zeroville 2017-08-14
Known For
Poster of Lío embarazoso
Poster of Spider-Man 3
Poster of Spider-Man 2
Poster of Spider-Man
Movie The Long Home Dallas Hardin 2018
Movie Alien: Covenant Jacob Branson 2017-05-10
Movie The Trap Unknown 2017-01-01
Movie Zeroville Vikar 2017-08-14
Movie In Dubious Battle Mac McLeod 2017-02-17
Movie The Disaster Artist Tommy Wiseau 2017-03-12
Movie Memoria Mr. Wyckoff 2016-04-08
Movie Burn Country Lindsay 2016-04-16
Movie 4% desigualdad en Hollywood Himself 2016-03-08
Movie Yosemite Phil 2016-01-01
Movie The Caged Pillows David D-R+ 2016-06-03
Series 11.22.63 Jake Epping 2016-02-15
Movie Obituaries Felix Mitchum 2016-06-13
Movie King Cobra Joe 2016-10-21
Movie ¿Tenía que ser él? Laird Mayhew 2016-12-22
Movie The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards Conrad 2016-07-16
Movie Goat Mitch 2016-09-23
Movie La fiesta de las salchichas (voice) 2016-07-11
Movie Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? Director 2016-06-18
Movie Todo saldrá bien Tomas Eldan 2015-04-02
Movie Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Himself 2015-02-15
Movie I Am Michael Michael Glatze 2015-01-29
Movie Retales de una vida Stephen Elliott 2015-04-16
Movie Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha Pasamonte 2015-01-07
Movie Una historia real Christian Longo 2015-04-17
Movie La reina del desierto Henry Cadogan 2015-09-03
Movie Call Me Lucky Himself 2015-08-07
Movie Los tres reyes malos James 2015-11-20
Movie El Principito The Fox (voice) 2015-07-29
Movie Caballos salvajes Ben Briggs 2015-06-05
Series Deadbeat Johnny 2014-04-09
Movie Veronica Mars, la película Himself (uncredited) 2014-03-13
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself 2014-02-17
Movie Palo Alto Mr. B 2014-05-09
Movie The Sound and the Fury Benjy Compson 2014-09-05
Movie The Interview Dave Skylark 2014-12-25
Movie Future Relic 02 The Searcher 2014-11-28
Movie Lennon or McCartney Himself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie National Theater Live: Of Mice and Men George 2014-11-06
Movie Una decisión peligrosa Tom Reed 2014-09-26
Movie Oz, un mundo de fantasía Oz 2013-03-07
Movie Maladies James 2013-02-09
Movie Interior. Leather Bar. Unknown 2013-01-18
Movie El último deseo Darl Bundren 2013-05-20
Movie Spring Breakers Alien 2013-01-24
Movie En tercera persona Rick 2013-09-09
Movie Juerga hasta el fin James Franco 2013-06-12
Movie El protector Gator 2013-11-27
Movie Comedy Central Roast of James Franco Himself 2013-09-02
Movie Child of God Jerry 2013-07-27
Movie Lovelace Hugh Hefner 2013-08-08
Movie Dulce Seducción Francis 2012-02-14
Movie The Iceman (El hombre de hielo) Marty Freeman 2012-09-01
Series The Mindy Project Paul Leotard 2012-09-25
Movie The Letter Tyrone 2012-09-06
Movie Tar (El color del tiempo) C.K. Williams (age 40) 2012-11-16
Movie The Broken Tower Hart Crane 2011-06-20
Movie The Green Hornet Danny Crystal Cleer 2011-01-12
Movie Caballeros, princesas y otras bestias Fabious 2011-04-08
Movie El origen del planeta de los simios Will Rodman 2011-08-03
Movie Eames: El arquitecto y la pintora Voice 2011-11-18
Movie Sal Milton Katselas 2011-10-23
Movie Shadows & Lies William Vincent 2010-04-25
Movie Noche loca Taste 2010-04-08
Movie Saturday Night Himself 2010-05-02
Movie With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story Himself 2010-07-24
Movie 127 Horas Aron Ralston 2010-11-05
Movie Love and Distrust Travis 2010-08-16
Movie Come, reza, ama David 2010-08-12
Movie Howl Allen Ginsberg 2010-08-26
Movie SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas 2009-12-17
Movie Erased James Franco Himself 2009-04-05
Movie Camille Silias 2008-04-13
Movie Mi nombre es Harvey Milk Scott Smith 2008-11-26
Movie Superfumados Saul Silver 2008-08-06
Movie Noches de tormenta Mark Flanner 2008-09-26
Movie The Hills with James Franco and Mila Kunis Justin Bobby 2007-01-01
Movie Good Time Max Max 2007-01-01
Movie Interview Boyfriend on Phone (voice) 2007-01-20
Movie En el valle de Elah Sergeant Carnelli 2007-08-31
Movie Spider-Man 3 Harry Osborn / New Goblin 2007-05-01
Movie An American Crime Andy 2007-07-27
Movie Lío embarazoso Himself (uncredited) 2007-06-01
Movie Tristán e Isolda Tristan 2006-04-07
Movie Wicker Man Bar Guy #1 2006-09-01
Movie El desafío Jake Huard 2006-01-27
Movie Flyboys: Héroes del aire Blaine Rawlings 2006-09-22
Movie The Dead Girl Derek 2006-11-07
Series Rockefeller Plaza Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie Grasshopper Travis 2006-10-09
Movie Simiosis Harry Walker 2005-06-18
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie El gran rescate Captain Prince 2005-08-12
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Spider-Man 2 Harry Osborn 2004-06-25
Movie The Company Josh 2003-09-10
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Blind Spot Danny 2003-06-15
Movie Jóvenes salvajes Tino 2002-05-03
Movie The Car Kid Unknown 2002-05-11
Movie Spider-Man Harry Osborn 2002-05-01
Movie Mother Ghost Skateboarder guy 2002-08-08
Movie Condenado Joey 2002-09-06
Movie Sonny Sonny 2002-10-26
Movie Mean People Suck Casey 2001-01-01
Movie James Dean James Dean 2001-08-04
Movie Some Body Apartment Guy #3 2001-01-19
Movie Cueste lo que cueste Chris Campbell 2000-03-31
Movie At Any Cost Mike 2000-08-16
Movie Nunca me han besado Jason 1999-04-09
Series Freaks and Geeks Daniel Desario 1999-09-25
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Series Profiler Unknown 1996-09-21
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Expediente X Unknown 1993-09-10
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Hospital General Franco 1963-04-01