Person Details

Birthday: 1978-04-19 21:35:56

Aliases: James Edward Franco , Джеймс Франко , เจมส์ แฟรนโก , 詹姆斯·法蘭科 , ジェームズ・フランコ , 제임스 프랭코 , جيمس فرانكو , Джеймс Едвард Франко

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Palo Alto, California, USA

Homepage:

Movie Involvements: 172

TV Involvements: 7


Most Famous Work

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.

Most Famous Work

Alien: Covenant
Average
6

Alien: Covenant

(2017) Jacob Branson (uncredited)
Spider-Man
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7

Spider-Man

(2002) Harry Osborn
Spider-Man 3
Average
6

Spider-Man 3

(2007) Harry Osborn / New Goblin
The Deuce
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8

The Deuce

(2017) Vincent Martino / Frankie Martino
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
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7

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

(2011) Will Rodman
11.22.63
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8

11.22.63

(2016) Jake Epping
True Story
Average
6

True Story

(2015) Christian Longo
The Little Prince
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8

The Little Prince

(2015) The Fox (voice)

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2019 Lemmy (voice)
Maxwell
Vikar
Dallas Hardin
Roman Smalley
2018 Cowboy (segment "Near Algodones")
Taylor Balik
Himself
Warlord
N/A
2017 Billy
Vincent Martino / Frankie Martino
Ed Mass
Farmer Simon
N/A
Jacob Branson (uncredited)
Tommy Wiseau
Jake Lamont
Dr. Cairn
Capt. Jacob Branson
Mac McLeod
Rick Winters
2016 Laird Mayhew
Joe Kerekes
Mitch
Druggie (voice)
Director
David D-R+
Lindsay
Stephen Elliott
Mr. Wyckoff
Conrad
Himself
Jake Epping
Sgt. Eddie Pepper
Phil
2015 James Franco
James
Benjy Compson
Henry Cadogan
Himself
N/A
The Fox (voice)
Leo
Ben Briggs
Mr. Hurston
Himself
Christian Longo
Tomas Eldan
Conrad
Himself
Michael Glatze
Pasamonte
2014 Dave Skylark
Himself (archive footage)
The Searcher
George
Tom Reed
Felix Mitchum
Himself
Mr. B
Jerry
Johnny
Himself (uncredited)
Himself
2013 Gator
The Art Dealer
Milton Katselas
Darl Bundren
Rick
Himself
Himself - Reader (segment "Copy Boy")
Hugh Hefner
Himself
Oz
James
Alien
N/A
2012 C.K. Williams (age 40)
Paul Leotard
Tyrone
Marty Freeman
Hart Crane
Francis
Himself
2011 Narrator
Will Rodman
Fabious
Danny Crystal Cleer
2010 Himself
Aron Ralston
Allen Ginsberg
Travis
David
Himself
N/A
Himself
William Vincent
Taste
2009 Himself
2008 Scott Smith
Max
Mark Flanner
Saul Silver
Silias
2007 Sergeant Carnelli
Andy
Boyfriend on Phone (voice)
Himself (uncredited)
Harry Osborn / New Goblin
Dean Silo
The Unsuspecting Husband
Justin Bobby
2006 Himself
Derek
N/A
Travis
Blaine Rawlings
Bar Guy #1
Tristan
Jake Huard
2005 N/A
Captain Prince
Harry Walker
2004 N/A
Harry Osborn
2003 Josh
Danny
N/A
2002 Sonny
Joey
Skateboarder guy
N/A
N/A
Harry Osborne
Tino
Harry Osborn
2001 James Dean
Apartment Guy #3
Casey
2000 Mike
Chris Campbell
1999 N/A
Daniel Desario
Jason
Matt Carr
1996 N/A
N/A
Brian
1993 N/A
1992 N/A
1983 N/A
1975 Himself - Host
N/A
Narrator (voice)
N/A
Jamie Madrox / Multiple Man
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Production

Writing

Crew

Year Role Movie/Tv
2013 Cinematography
Year Role Movie/Tv

Editing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2012 Editor
2011 Editor
Year Role Movie/Tv

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