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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 Labyrinth
Latest Project:
Pelicula Kin 2018-08-29
Known For
Poster of Lío embarazoso
Poster of Spider-Man 3
Poster of Spider-Man 2
Poster of Spider-Man
Pelicula The Mad Whale 2019
Pelicula Kill the Czar 2019
Pelicula The Labyrinth Narrator (voice) 2019
Pelicula Zeroville Vikar 2019
Pelicula Actors Anonymous Jake Lamont 2019
Pelicula The Trap 2019
Pelicula The Long Home Dallas Hardin 2019
Pelicula Pretenders Maxwell 2019
Pelicula Mundo Futuro Warlord 2018-05-25
Pelicula Kin 2018-08-29
Pelicula Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad (voice) 2018-04-27
Pelicula Mississippi Requiem 2018-05-17
Pelicula High School Lover Rick Winters 2017-02-04
Pelicula Una lucha incierta Mac McLeod 2017-02-17
Pelicula Don't Come Back from the Moon Roman Smalley 2017-06-20
Pelicula La bóveda Ed Mass 2017-09-01
Series The Deuce (Las crónicas de Times Square) Vincent Martino / Frankie Martino 2017-09-10
Pelicula Black Dog, Red Dog Leo 2017-04-05
Pelicula Alien: Covenant Jacob Branson (uncredited) 2017-05-09
Pelicula Alien: Covenant - Prólogo: La última cena Capt. Jacob Branson 2017-02-22
Pelicula The Institute Dr. Cairn 2017-03-03
Pelicula The Disaster Artist Tommy Wiseau / "Johnny" 2017-03-12
Series 11.22.63 Jake Epping 2016-02-15
Pelicula Yosemite Phil 2016-01-01
Pelicula Memoria Mr. Wyckoff 2016-04-08
Pelicula La fiesta de las salchichas (voice) 2016-07-11
Pelicula The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards Conrad 2016-07-16
Pelicula La cabra Mitch 2016-09-23
Pelicula King Cobra Joe Kerekes 2016-12-01
Pelicula ¿Tenía que ser él? Laird Mayhew 2016-12-22
Pelicula Retales de una vida Stephen Elliott 2016-04-15
Pelicula 4% desigualdad en Hollywood Himself 2016-06-18
Pelicula Burn Country Lindsay 2016-04-16
Pelicula The Caged Pillows David D-R+ 2016-06-03
Pelicula Obituaries Felix Mitchum 2016-06-13
Pelicula Madre, ¿puedo dormir con peligro? Director 2016-06-18
Pelicula Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha Pasamonte 2015-01-07
Pelicula Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Himself 2015-02-15
Pelicula I Am Michael Michael Glatze 2015-01-29
Pelicula La reina del desierto Henry Cadogan 2015-09-03
Pelicula The Sound and the Fury Benjy Compson 2015-10-23
Pelicula Los tres reyes malos James 2015-11-20
Pelicula Richard Peter Johnson James Franco 2015-12-01
Pelicula Call Me Lucky Himself 2015-08-07
Pelicula El Principito The Fox (voice) 2015-07-29
Pelicula Una historia real Christian Longo 2015-04-17
Pelicula Killing Animals Mr. Hurston 2015-06-01
Pelicula Caballos salvajes Ben Briggs 2015-06-05
Pelicula Todo saldrá bien Tomas Eldan 2015-04-02
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself 2014-02-17
Pelicula Veronica Mars, la película Himself (uncredited) 2014-03-13
Pelicula Future Relic 02 The Searcher 2014-11-28
Pelicula Lennon or McCartney Himself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Pelicula The Interview Dave Skylark 2014-12-25
Pelicula National Theatre Live: Of Mice and Men George 2014-11-06
Pelicula Una decisión peligrosa Tom Reed 2014-09-26
Series Deadbeat Johnny 2014-04-09
Pelicula Child of God Jerry 2014-04-28
Pelicula Palo Alto Mr. B 2014-05-09
Pelicula El amanecer del planeta de los simios Will Rodman (uncredited) 2014-06-26
Pelicula Interior. Bar de cuero. 2013-01-18
Pelicula Spring Breakers Alien 2013-01-24
Pelicula Lovelace Hugh Hefner 2013-08-08
Pelicula A Fuller Life Himself - Reader (segment "Copy Boy") 2013-08-28
Pelicula Maladies James 2013-02-09
Pelicula Oz, un mundo de fantasía Oz 2013-03-07
Pelicula Comedy Central Roast of James Franco Himself 2013-09-02
Pelicula En tercera persona Rick 2013-09-09
Pelicula El protector Gator 2013-11-27
Pelicula Sal Milton Katselas 2013-11-01
Pelicula El último deseo Darl Bundren 2013-10-09
Pelicula Juerga hasta el fin Himself 2013-06-12
Pelicula Marina Abramovic: La artista está presente Himself 2012-01-01
Series The Mindy Project Paul Leotard 2012-09-25
Pelicula Tar (El color del tiempo) C.K. Williams (age 40) 2012-11-16
Pelicula The Letter Tyrone 2012-09-06
Pelicula The Iceman (El hombre de hielo) Marty Freeman 2012-09-01
Pelicula The Broken Tower Hart Crane 2012-04-27
Pelicula About Cherry Francis 2012-02-14
Pelicula Eames: El arquitecto y la pintora Voice 2011-11-18
Pelicula The Green Hornet Danny Crystal Cleer 2011-01-12
Pelicula Caballeros, princesas y otras bestias Fabious 2011-04-08
Pelicula El origen del planeta de los simios Will Rodman 2011-08-03
Pelicula With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story Himself 2010-07-24
Pelicula Saturday Night Himself 2010-05-02
Pelicula Howl Allen Ginsberg 2010-08-26
Pelicula 127 horas Aron Ralston 2010-11-05
Pelicula Love and Distrust Travis 2010-08-16
Pelicula Come, reza, ama David 2010-08-12
Pelicula Shadows & Lies William Vincent 2010-04-25
Pelicula Noche loca Taste 2010-04-08
Pelicula SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas 2009-12-17
Pelicula Erased James Franco Himself 2009-04-05
Pelicula Superfumados Saul Silver 2008-08-06
Pelicula Mi nombre es Harvey Milk Scott Smith 2008-11-26
Pelicula Good Time Max Max 2008-10-28
Pelicula Noches de tormenta Mark Flanner 2008-09-26
Pelicula Camille Silias 2008-04-13
Pelicula Lío embarazoso Himself (uncredited) 2007-06-01
Pelicula An American Crime Andy 2007-07-27
Pelicula En el valle de Elah Sergeant Carnelli 2007-08-31
Pelicula Spider-Man 3 Harry Osborn / New Goblin 2007-05-01
Pelicula Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee Dean Silo 2007-01-21
Pelicula Interview Boyfriend on Phone (voice) 2007-01-20
Pelicula The Hills with James Franco and Mila Kunis Justin Bobby 2007-01-01
Pelicula The Dead Girl Derek 2006-11-07
Pelicula Flyboys: Héroes del aire Blaine Rawlings 2006-09-22
Pelicula Wicker Man Bar Guy #1 2006-09-01
Pelicula Grasshopper Travis 2006-10-09
Series Rockefeller Plaza Unknown 2006-10-11
Pelicula The Holiday (Vacaciones) Himself 2006-12-08
Pelicula Tristán e Isolda Tristan 2006-04-07
Pelicula El desafío Jake Huard 2006-01-27
Pelicula El gran rescate Captain Prince 2005-08-12
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Pelicula Simiosis Harry Walker 2005-06-18
Pelicula Spider-Man 2 Harry Osborn 2004-06-25
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Pelicula Blind Spot Danny 2003-06-15
Pelicula The Company Josh 2003-09-10
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Pelicula The Car Kid 2002-05-11
Pelicula Mother Ghost Skateboarder guy 2002-08-08
Pelicula Spider-Man Harry Osborn 2002-05-01
Pelicula Condenado Joey 2002-09-06
Pelicula You Always Stalk the Ones You Love 2002-07-07
Pelicula Jóvenes salvajes Tino 2002-05-03
Pelicula Sonny Sonny 2002-10-26
Pelicula Mean People Suck Casey 2001-01-01
Pelicula James Dean James Dean 2001-08-04
Pelicula Some Body Apartment Guy #3 2001-01-19
Pelicula At Any Cost Mike 2000-08-16
Pelicula Cueste lo que cueste Chris Campbell 2000-03-31
Pelicula Nunca me han besado Jason 1999-04-09
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Series Jóvenes Rebeldes Daniel Desario 1999-09-25
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