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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 is Betsy Franco and his father is Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco who ran a Silicon Valley business. James's mother, a writer, has occasionally acted. Growing up with his two younger brothers, Dave Franco, ...

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Apr 19, 1978 In Palo Alto, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Grapes of Wrath: We Shall Overcome
Latest Project:
Movie The Disaster Artist 2017-12-08

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 33 wins & 93 nominations.

Known For
Poster of This Is the End
Poster of Spider-Man 2
Movie Arctic Justice Lemmy 2018
Movie The Grapes of Wrath: We Shall Overcome Himself 2018
Movie If Tomorrow Comes Devin 2018
Movie The Pretenders Maxwell 2018
Movie Blood Surf Metalhead Troy 2018
Movie Fool's Gold Brent 2018
Movie High School Lover Unknown 2017-02-04
Movie In Dubious Battle Mac 2017-02-17
Movie I Am Michael Michael Glatze 2017-01-27
Movie The Disaster Artist Unknown 2017-12-08
Movie Actors Anonymous Jake Lamont 2017-03-05
Movie Heaven Himself 2017-01-07
Movie Don Quixote Pasamonte 2017-01-26
Movie Queen of the Desert Henry Cadogan 2017-04-14
Movie Future World None 2017-10-19
Movie Zeroville Vikar 2017-10-18
Movie Black Dog, Red Dog Leo 2017-10-19
Movie The Long Home Dallas Hardin 2017-10-19
Movie The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards Conrad 2017-10-27
Movie With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story Unknown 2017-10-16
Series Revealed Unknown 2017-10-15
Series The Deuce Frankie Martino / ... 2017-08-25
Movie The Vault Ed Maas 2017-09-01
Movie The Show Unknown 2017-09-15
Movie The Car Kid None 2017-10-09
Movie The Labyrinth Narrator 2017-10-06
Movie Anesthesia Unknown 2016-01-08
Series The IMDb Studio Unknown 2016-01-22
Movie The 4%: Film's Gender Problem Himself 2016-03-08
Movie Focus Himself 2016-02-15
Series 11.22.63 Unknown 2016-02-15
Movie Memoria Unknown 2016-04-08
Movie Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? Unknown 2016-06-18
Movie Why Him? Unknown 2016-12-23
Movie Goat Unknown 2016-09-23
Movie King Cobra Joe 2016-10-21
Movie Yosemite Unknown 2015
Movie Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special Unknown 2015-02-15
Movie The Adderall Diaries Unknown 2015
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Unknown 2015-09-08
Movie The Sound and the Fury Unknown 2015-10-23
Movie The Night Before Unknown 2015-11-20
Movie Every Thing Will Be Fine Tomas 2015-04-02
Movie Good People Unknown 2015-08-21
Movie Miss Famous Unknown 2015-06-19
Movie True Story Unknown 2015-04-17
Movie 2015 MTV Movie Awards Unknown 2015-04-12
Movie Veronica Mars Unknown 2014-03-13
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Series The Drunken Peasants Unknown 2014-01-03
Series Deadbeat Unknown 2014-04-09
Movie Liberatum Inspiring Creativity Himself 2014-05-12
Movie 2014 MTV Movie Awards Unknown 2014-04-13
Movie Third Person Rick 2014-11-14
Movie The Color of Time Unknown 2014-12-09
Movie Lennon or McCartney Unknown 2014-12-12
Movie How to Make a Man Himself 2014-12-20
Series Making a Scene with James Franco James / ... 2014-09-17
Movie Saturday Night Himself 2014-09-26
Movie Palo Alto Unknown 2014-05-09
Movie Obituaries Felix Mitchum 2014-06-01
Movie The Interview Dave Skylark 2014-12-24
Movie What Is Cinema? Himself 2014-06-06
Movie Child of God Unknown 2014-08-20
Movie The Sound of Change Live Himself 2013-06-01
Movie The Iceman Marty Freeman 2013-05-02
Movie Spring Breakers Unknown 2013-03-22
Movie This Is the End Unknown 2013-06-12
Series Naked and Afraid Unknown 2013-06-23
Series Celebrity Page Unknown 2013-09-09
Series Comedy Central Roast of James Franco Himself - Roastee 2013-09-02
Movie Mademoiselle C Himself 2013-09-11
Movie As I Lay Dying Darl Bundren 2013-10-22
Movie Sal Unknown 2013-11-01
Movie Roast of James Franco: Red Carpet Pre-Show Himself 2013-09-02
Movie Venice 70: Future Reloaded Unknown 2013-08-31
Movie The Letter Tyrone 2013-06-27
Movie Bukowski Unknown 2013-06-19
Movie A Fuller Life Unknown 2013-08-01
Movie Lovelace Hugh Hefner 2013-08-08
Series CBS This Morning Unknown 2012-01-09
Series Larry King Now Unknown 2012-07-17
Series Celebrity Style Story Unknown 2012-07-07
Movie Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present Unknown 2012-07-05
Movie Maladies Unknown 2012-06-29
Movie About Cherry Frances 2012-08-09
Series The Mindy Project Unknown 2012-09-25
Series Live! with Kelly Unknown 2012
Series Vivir de cine Unknown 2012-10-26
Series Special Look Unknown 2012-06-01
Series Hollywood Heights Unknown 2012-06-01
Movie Your Highness Unknown 2011-04-08
Movie The Broken Tower Hart Crane 2011-06-20
Movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes Will Rodman 2011-08-05
Movie The 83rd Annual Academy Awards Himself - Host & Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role 2011-02-27
Movie The 2011 Independent Spirit Awards Himself 2011-02-26
Movie The Green Hornet Unknown 2011-01-14
Movie The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2011-01-16
Movie The Sitter Unknown 2011-12-09
Movie Love & Distrust Unknown 2010-11-02
Series Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Movie Eat Pray Love Unknown 2010-08-13
Movie The Clerk's Tale Unknown 2010-05-20
Movie Date Night Unknown 2010-04-09
Series Janela Indiscreta Unknown 2010-03-03
Movie Howl Allen Ginsberg 2010-08-27
Movie 42 One Dream Rush Unknown 2010-09-15
Movie Milk Scott Smith 2009-01-30
Movie Camille Silias 2009-06-04
Movie The 81st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2009-02-22
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Movie An American Crime Unknown 2008-11-14
Movie 2008 MTV Movie Awards Unknown 2008-06-01
Movie Comic-Con '08 Live Himself 2008-07-24
Movie Nights in Rodanthe Unknown 2008-09-26
Movie Pineapple Express Saul Silver 2008-08-06
Series Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis Unknown 2008-01-04
Movie Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee Unknown 2007-01-21
Movie Spider-Man 3 New Goblin / Harry Osborn 2007-05-04
Series Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Movie In the Valley of Elah Sgt. Dan Carnelli 2007-09-28
Movie The Villains of 'Spider-Man 3' Himself 2007-10-30
Movie Interview Unknown 2007-05-10
Movie Spider-Man 3 Harry Osborn / New Goblin 2007-05-04
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2007-02-21
Series Xposé Unknown 2007-04-16
Movie The Dead Girl Derek 2007-04-26
Movie Film Independent's 2007 Spirit Awards Himself 2007-02-04
Movie Tristan + Isolde Tristan 2006-01-13
Movie The Wicker Man Unknown 2006-09-01
Movie Annapolis Unknown 2006-01-27
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie Flyboys Blaine Rawlings 2006-09-22
Movie The Great Raid Captain Prince 2005-08-12
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie The Ape Harry Walker 2005-06-18
Series Attack of the Show! Unknown 2005-03-28
Movie The Company Josh 2004-05-20
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Series At the Movies Unknown 2004-07-01
Series Le grand journal de Canal+ Unknown 2004-08-30
Series The Insider Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Spider-Man 2 Harry Osborn 2004-06-30
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Sonny Sonny 2003-03-21
Movie Blind Spot Danny 2002-05-10
Series Last Call with Carson Daly Unknown 2002-01-08
Movie Mother Ghost Skateboarder Guy 2002-08-08
Movie The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2002-01-20
Movie Spider-Man Harry Osborn 2002-05-03
Movie City by the Sea Joey 2002-09-06
Movie Deuces Wild Unknown 2002-05-03
Series Into the Night with... Unknown 2002-05-10
Movie James Dean James Dean 2001-08-04
Movie Whatever It Takes Chris 2000-03-24
Movie At Any Cost Mike 2000-08-16
Movie Never Been Kissed Unknown 1999-04-09
Series Freaks and Geeks Daniel Desario 1999-09-25
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Corazón de... Unknown 1997-07-07
Series Pacific Blue Unknown 1996-03-02
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Profiler Unknown 1996-09-21
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-12
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Series Gomorron Unknown 1992-09-14
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Series American Experience Unknown 1988-10-04
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 1984-10-17
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Fantastic 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