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James Franco

Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born in Palo Alto, California on April 19, 1978. His mother, Betsy Franco, is Jewish, and his father, Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, was of Portuguese and Swedish descent, and ran a Silicon Valley business. James's mother, a writer, has occasionally acted. Growing ...

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Apr 19, 1978 In Palo Alto, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Tangled Web: The Love Triangles of Spider-Man 3
Latest Project:
Movie The Adderall Diaries 2016-04-15

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 31 wins & 88 nominations.

Known For
Poster of This Is the End
Poster of 127 Hours
Poster of Spider-Man 2
Poster of Spider-Man
Movie Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad Unknown 2018
Movie James Franco 'Art Projects' Unknown 2017
Movie Metamorphosis: Junior Year Unknown 2017
Movie Lockheed Unknown 2017
Movie The Long Home Unknown 2017
Series The Deuce Unknown 2017
Movie The Trap Unknown 2017
Movie Studio 4 Unknown 2017
Movie Killing Animals Unknown 2017
Movie Jesse Heiman: World's Greatest Extra Unknown 2017
Movie For Ed Ricketts Unknown 2017
Series 11.22.63 Unknown 2016
Movie The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards Unknown 2016
Movie Zeroville Unknown 2016
Movie LA Woman Rising Unknown 2016
Movie In Dubious Battle Unknown 2016
Movie Why Him? Unknown 2016
Movie Actors Anonymous Unknown 2016
Movie Million Dollar Kill Unknown 2016
Movie The Disaster Artist Unknown 2016
Movie Untitled James Franco Documentary Unknown 2016
Movie Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? Unknown 2016
Series L.A. Series Unknown 2016
Series F*ck Unknown 2016
Series The Drunken Peasants Unknown 2016
Movie The Fixer Unknown 2016
Movie Sausage Party Unknown 2016
Movie The Labyrinth Unknown 2016
Movie Kill the Czar Unknown 2016
Movie Anesthesia Unknown 2016-01-08
Movie Yosemite Phil 2016-01-01
Movie The Adderall Diaries Stephen Elliott 2016-04-15
Series Angie Tribeca Unknown 2016-01-17
Movie Goat Unknown 2016-01-22
Movie The Little Prince The Fox 2016-03-18
Movie Black Dog, Red Dog Unknown 2016
Movie Queen of the Desert Henry Cadogan 2016-03-01
Movie King Cobra Unknown 2016
Movie Respectability Unknown 2015
Movie The Strength of God Unknown 2015
Movie The Night Before Unknown 2015
Movie City Bus Unknown 2015
Movie Winesburg: Death Unknown 2015
Series Inside Edition Unknown 2015
Movie Richard Peter Johnson Unknown 2015
Movie The Sweet Taste of Redemption Unknown 2015
Movie A Walk in Winter Unknown 2015
Movie Memoria Unknown 2015
Movie Holy Land Unknown 2015
Movie Miss Famous Unknown 2015
Movie I Am Michael Unknown 2015
Movie Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha Unknown 2015
Movie Tenn Unknown 2015
Movie True Story Unknown 2015
Series CBS This Morning Unknown 2015
Series MSNBC Live Unknown 2015
Movie F for Franco Unknown 2015
Movie Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special Unknown 2015-02-15
Movie Seth Rogen's Awful Bar-Mitzvah Unknown 2015
Series Making a Scene with James Franco Unknown 2015
Movie Wild Horses Unknown 2015
Series The Ultimate Evil Unknown 2015
Series The IMDb Studio Unknown 2015
Movie Burden of Proof Unknown 2015
Movie The Grapes of Wrath: We Shall Overcome Unknown 2015
Movie Black Mantis Unknown 2015
Series Unscripted Unknown 2015
Movie David Letterman: A Life on Television Unknown 2015
Movie Every Thing Will Be Fine Tomas Eldan 2015-04-02
Movie Aborshits Unknown 2015
Movie 2015 MTV Movie Awards Unknown 2015-04-12
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Movie Good People Unknown 2014
Movie Dave Skylark's Very Special VMA Special Unknown 2014
Movie Veronica Mars Unknown 2014-03-13
Movie 2014 MTV Movie Awards Unknown 2014-04-13
Movie Guests Unknown 2014
Movie The Interview Dave Skylark 2014-12-24
Movie How to Make a Man Himself 2014-12-20
Movie Lennon or McCartney Unknown 2014-12-12
Movie By the Fans: The Making of the Veronica Mars Movie Unknown 2014-05-06
Series Deadbeat Unknown 2014-04-09
Movie Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Journey to Dawn Unknown 2014
Movie Gen RX Unknown 2014
Movie The Sound and the Fury Unknown 2014
Movie Lily Unknown 2014
Series Naked and Afraid Unknown 2014
Movie Liberatum Inspiring Creativity Unknown 2014
Movie Obituaries Unknown 2014
Movie Grow a Guy Unknown 2014
Movie I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel Unknown 2014
Series Advice Unknown 2014
Movie Gucci Sunglasses Unknown 2014
Movie Almost Not Beautiful Unknown 2014
Movie As I Lay Dying Unknown 2013
Movie Palo Alto Unknown 2013
Movie Third Person Unknown 2013
Movie Bukowski Unknown 2013
Movie City of Angels Unknown 2013
Series The Frame Unknown 2013
Series Revealed Unknown 2013
Movie Mademoiselle C Unknown 2013
Movie Child of God Unknown 2013
Movie Through the Mind's Eye of Colleen Atwood Unknown 2013
Series Live with Kelly and Michael Unknown 2013
Movie Comedy Central Roast of James Franco Unknown 2013
Movie Interior. Leather Bar. Unknown 2013
Movie A Fuller Life Unknown 2013
Movie XR91 BioRebellion 2.0 Unknown 2013
Movie E! Special: Oz - The Great and Powerful Unknown 2013
Series Kino Kino Unknown 2013
Movie The Real World: This Is the End Edition Unknown 2013
Movie Acting Class Unknown 2013
Movie Kink Unknown 2013
Movie The Director: An Evolution in Three Acts Unknown 2013
Movie The Iceman Unknown 2013-05-02
Movie Oz the Great and Powerful Unknown 2013
Movie Homefront Morgan 'Gator' Bodine 2013-11-27
Movie Roast of James Franco: Red Carpet Pre-Show Himself 2013-09-02
Movie Lovelace Hugh Hefner 2013-08-08
Movie The Sound of Change Live Himself 2013-06-01
Movie Venice 70: Future Reloaded Unknown 2013
Movie This Is the End James Franco 2013-06-12
Movie Hart Crane: An Exegesis Unknown 2012
Movie Francophrenia (Or Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is) Unknown 2012
Movie Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present Himself 2012-07-05
Series Larry King Now Unknown 2012-07-17
Series The Mindy Project Unknown 2012-09-25
Movie My Own Private River Unknown 2012
Series Hollywood Heights Unknown 2012-06-01
Series MSN Exclusives Unknown 2012-01-19
Movie Child of God: Behind the Scenes Unknown 2012
Movie Dream Unknown 2012
Movie About Cherry Unknown 2012
Movie The Color of Time Unknown 2012
Movie Maladies Unknown 2012
Movie The Letter Unknown 2012
Movie Spring Breakers Unknown 2012
Series Playhouse Unknown 2012
Movie Rebel Dabble Babble Unknown 2012
Series Vivir de cine Unknown 2012
Series Undergrads: South Unknown 2012
Movie Jeffrey Unknown 2012
Movie Sal Unknown 2011
Movie Eames: The Architect & The Painter Unknown 2011
Movie Nightlife Unknown 2011
Movie The Broken Tower Unknown 2011
Series FCU: Fact Checkers Unit Unknown 2011
Movie The Genius of Andy Serkis Unknown 2011
Movie Na Nai'a: Legend of the Dolphins Unknown 2011
Movie Rebel Unknown 2011
Movie Mythology of the Apes Unknown 2011
Series On Story Unknown 2011
Series Into the Night with... Unknown 2011
Series Janela Indiscreta Unknown 2011
Movie The 83rd Annual Academy Awards Himself - Host & Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role 2011-02-27
Movie The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2011
Movie 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2011
Movie The 2011 Independent Spirit Awards Himself 2011-02-26
Movie The Sitter Unknown 2011-12-09
Movie 127 Hours Unknown 2011-01-28
Movie Your Highness Unknown 2011
Movie The Green Hornet Unknown 2011-01-14
Series Hamish & Andy's Gap Year Unknown 2011
Movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes Unknown 2011-08-05
Series Richard Roeper & the Movies Unknown 2010
Movie Date Night Unknown 2010
Movie Masculinity & Me Unknown 2010
Movie Jimmy and the Cop Unknown 2010
Movie Happy Birthday Sam Raimi from James Franco Unknown 2010
Movie 127 Hours: An Extraordinary View Unknown 2010
Movie The Clerk's Tale Unknown 2010
Movie Howl Unknown 2010-08-27
Movie Eat Pray Love Unknown 2010-08-13
Movie Love & Distrust Unknown 2010-11-02
Series Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Movie With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story Unknown 2010
Movie Saturday Night Unknown 2010
Movie Cannes Film Festival 2010 Unknown 2010
Movie 14 Actors Acting Unknown 2010
Movie Herbert White Unknown 2010
Movie Shadows & Lies Unknown 2010
Movie Milk Scott Smith 2009-01-30
Movie The Feast of Stephen Unknown 2009
Movie 42 One Dream Rush Unknown 2009
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Movie Erased James Franco Unknown 2009
Movie Milk: Hollywood Comes to San Francisco Unknown 2009
Movie Stuntmen Unknown 2009-08-18
Movie Acting with James Franco Unknown 2009
Movie New Now Next Awards Unknown 2009
Movie The 2009 Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2009
Movie The 81st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2009
Movie 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2009
Movie G4 Presents Comic-Con '08 Live Unknown 2008
Movie 2008 MTV Movie Awards Unknown 2008
Series Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis Unknown 2008
Movie Nights in Rodanthe Unknown 2008
Movie Pineapple Express Unknown 2008-08-06
Movie Speechless Unknown 2008-01-10
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 2008
Movie Camille Unknown 2008
Movie Spider-Man 3: UK Premiere Special Unknown 2007
Series Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Movie Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee Unknown 2007
Movie Interview Unknown 2007
Movie Knocked Up Unknown 2007-06-01
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2007-02-21
Series Reel Junkie Unknown 2007-02-21
Movie Film Independent's 2007 Spirit Awards Himself 2007-02-04
Series Xposé Unknown 2007-04-16
Movie Good Time Max Max 2007-04-30
Movie Spider-Man 3 New Goblin / Harry Osborn 2007-05-04
Movie Spider-Man 3 Harry Osborn / New Goblin 2007-05-04
Movie Spider-Man 3 on Location: Cleveland, the Chase and Euclid Avenue Unknown 2007
Movie The Hills with James Franco and Mila Kunis Unknown 2007
Movie An American Crime Unknown 2007
Movie Tangled Web: The Love Triangles of Spider-Man 3 Unknown 2007
Movie The Villains of 'Spider-Man 3' Unknown 2007
Movie Spider-Man 3 on Location: New York, from Rooftops to Backstreets Unknown 2007
Movie In the Valley of Elah Unknown 2007
Movie Annapolis Unknown 2006
Movie Tristan + Isolde Unknown 2006
Movie The Dead Girl Unknown 2006
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie Grasshopper Unknown 2006
Movie Flyboys Unknown 2006
Movie The Wicker Man Unknown 2006
Series Reel Comedy Unknown 2006
Movie The Holiday Unknown 2006
Series The Fabulous Picture Show Unknown 2006-11-01
Movie Love Conquers All: The Making of Tristan + Isolde Unknown 2006
Series Fuse Celebrity Playlist Unknown 2006
Series At the Movies Unknown 2006
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Series Howard Stern on Demand Unknown 2005-11-18
Movie The Ape Unknown 2005-06-18
Series Iconoclasts Himself 2005-11-01
Series Noche Hache Unknown 2005-11-07
Series Attack of the Show! Unknown 2005-03-28
Movie The Great Raid Unknown 2005-08-12
Movie Fool's Gold Unknown 2005
Series Corazón de... Unknown 2005
Series Last Call with Carson Daly Unknown 2005
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Series Le grand journal de Canal+ Unknown 2004-08-30
Series The Insider Unknown 2004-09-13
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Spider-Man 2 Harry Osborn 2004-06-30
Movie Making the Amazing Unknown 2004
Series Cartaz Cultural Unknown 2003
Movie The Company Unknown 2003
Series Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Shootout Unknown 2003-10-12
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Behind the Ultimate Spin Unknown 2002
Movie Sonny Unknown 2002
Movie Blind Spot Unknown 2002
Movie Mother Ghost Unknown 2002
Movie The Car Kid Unknown 2002
Movie The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2002
Movie You Always Stalk the Ones You Love None 2002-07-07
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 2002
Movie 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2002-03-10
Movie City by the Sea Unknown 2002
Movie Spider-Man Unknown 2002
Movie Deuces Wild Unknown 2002
Movie Some Body Unknown 2001
Series Total Request Live Unknown 2001
Movie Mean People Suck Unknown 2001
Movie James Dean Unknown 2001
Movie If Tomorrow Comes Unknown 2000
Movie Whatever It Takes Unknown 2000
Movie Whatever It Takes: Making-Of Featurette Unknown 2000
Movie At Any Cost Unknown 2000
Movie Never Been Kissed Unknown 1999
Series To Serve and Protect Unknown 1999-02-14
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-02
Series Freaks and Geeks Daniel Desario 1999-09-25
Movie 1973 Unknown 1998
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Pacific Blue Unknown 1996-03-02
Series Profiler Unknown 1996-09-21
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Gomorron Unknown 1992-09-15
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Series American Experience Unknown 1988-10-04
Series The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986-09-08
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Fantástico Unknown 1973-08-05
Series Canada A.M. Unknown 1972-09-11
Series General Hospital Unknown 1963-04-01
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14