James Franco

Birthday:

04/19/1978

Place of birth:

Palo Alto, California, USA:

Biography:

James Edward Franco (born April 19, 1978) is an American actor. 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 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 (None of which he won) 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.


Film Credits

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as (voice)
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as Himself
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as Vikar
(2017)
as Billy
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as Ed Mass
(2017)
as Roman Smalley
(2017)
as Jacob Branson (uncredited)
(2017)
as Leo
(2017)
as Tommy Wiseau / "Johnny"
(2017)
as Dr. Cairn
(2017)
as Capt. Jacob Branson
(2017)
as Mac McLeod
(2017)
as Rick Winters
(2016)
as Laird Mayhew
(2016)
as Joe Kerekes
(2016)
as Mitch
(2016)
as Conrad
(2016)
as Druggie (voice)
(2016)
as Director
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as Felix Mitchum
(2016)
as David D-R+
(2016)
as Lindsay
(2016)
as Stephen Elliott
(2016)
as Mr. Wyckoff
(2016)
as Conrad
(2016)
as Himself
(2016)
as Phil
(2015)
as James Franco
(2015)
as James
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as Benjy Compson
(2015)
as Henry Cadogan
(2015)
as Himself
(2015)
as The Fox (voice)
(2015)
as Ben Briggs
(2015)
as Christian Longo
(2015)
as Tomas Eldan
(2015)
as Himself
(2015)
as Michael Glatze
(2015)
as Pasamonte
(2014)
as Dave Skylark
(2014)
as Himself (archive footage)
(2014)
as The Searcher
(2014)
as George
(2014)
as Tom Reed
(2014)
as Mr. B
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as Jerry
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as Himself (uncredited)
(2013)
as Gator
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as The Art Dealer
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as Milton Katselas
(2013)
as Darl Bundren
(2013)
as Rick
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as Himself
(2013)
as Himself - Reader (segment "Copy Boy")
(2013)
as Hugh Hefner
(2013)
as James Franco
(2013)
as Oz
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as James
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as Alien
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as
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as C.K. Williams (age 40)
(2012)
as Tyrone
(2012)
as Marty Freeman
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as Hart Crane
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as Francis
(2012)
as Himself
(2011)
as Voice
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as Will Rodman
(2011)
as Fabious
(2011)
as Danny Crystal Cleer
(2010)
as Aron Ralston
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as Allen Ginsberg
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as Travis
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as David
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as Himself
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as
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as Himself
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as William Vincent
(2010)
as Taste
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as
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as Himself
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as Scott Smith
(2008)
as Max
(2008)
as Mark Flanner
(2008)
as Saul Silver
(2008)
as Silias
(2007)
as Sergeant Carnelli
(2007)
as Andy
(2007)
as Himself (uncredited)
(2007)
as Harry Osborn / New Goblin
(2007)
as Dean Silo
(2007)
as Boyfriend on Phone (voice)
(2007)
as Justin Bobby
(2006)
as Himself
(2006)
as Derek
(2006)
as Travis
(2006)
as Blaine Rawlings
(2006)
as Bar Guy #1
(2006)
as Tristan
(2006)
as Jake Huard
(2005)
as Captain Prince
(2005)
as Harry Walker
(2004)
as Harry Osborn
(2003)
as Josh
(2003)
as Danny
(2002)
as Sonny
(2002)
as Joey
(2002)
as Skateboarder guy
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as
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as
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as Tino
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as Harry Osborn
(2001)
as James Dean
(2001)
as Apartment Guy #3
(2001)
as Casey
(2000)
as Mike
(2000)
as Chris Campbell
(1999)
as Jason
(1999)
as Matt Carr
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as Jake Lamont
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as Farmer Simon
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as Mr. Hurston
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as Jamie Madrox / Multiple Man
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as Maxwell
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as Harry Osborn
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as Narrator (voice)
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as Dallas Hardin
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