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.

Credits

Kin (2018)
Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad (2018)
as (voice)
The Disaster Artist (2017)
as Tommy Wiseau
Blood Ride (2017)
as Billy
The Vault (2017)
as Ed Mass
Don't Come Back from the Moon (2017)
as Roman Smalley
Alien: Covenant (2017)
as Jacob Branson (uncredited)
Black Dog, Red Dog (2017)
as Leo
The Institute (2017)
as Dr. Cairn
Last Supper (2017)
as Capt. Jacob Branson
In Dubious Battle (2017)
as Mac McLeod
High School Lover (2017)
as Rick Winters
Why Him? (2016)
as Laird Mayhew
Goat (2016)
as Mitch
The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards (2016)
as Conrad
Sausage Party (2016)
as Druggie (voice)
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (2016)
as Director
Obituaries (2016)
as Felix Mitchum
The Caged Pillows (2016)
as David D-R+
Burn Country (2016)
as Lindsay
King Cobra (2016)
as Joe Kerekes
The Adderall Diaries (2016)
as Stephen Elliott
Memoria (2016)
as Mr. Wyckoff
A Walk in Winter (2016)
as Conrad
The 4%: Film's Gender Problem (2016)
as Himself
11.22.63 (2016)
as Jake Epping
Yosemite (2016)
as Phil
Richard Peter Johnson (2015)
as James Franco
The Night Before (2015)
as James
The Sound & the Fury (2015)
as Benjy Compson
Queen of the Desert (2015)
as Henry Cadogan
Call Me Lucky (2015)
as Himself
Le petit Prince (2015)
as The Fox (voice)
Wild Horses (2015)
as Ben Briggs
True Story (2015)
as Christian Longo
Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)
as Tomas Eldan
Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special (2015)
as Himself
I Am Michael (2015)
as Michael Glatze
Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha (2015)
as Pasamonte
The Interview (2014)
as Dave Skylark
Lennon or McCartney (2014)
as Himself (archive footage)
Future Relic 02 (2014)
as The Searcher
National Theater Live: Of Mice and Men (2014)
as George
Good People (2014)
as Tom Reed
Palo Alto (2014)
as Mr. B
Child of God (2014)
as Jerry
Veronica Mars (2014)
as Himself (uncredited)
Homefront (2013)
as Gator
Sal (2013)
as Milton Katselas
As I Lay Dying (2013)
as Darl Bundren
Third Person (2013)
as Rick
Comedy Central Roast of James Franco (2013)
as Himself
A Fuller Life (2013)
as Himself - Reader (segment "Copy Boy")
Lovelace (2013)
as Hugh Hefner
This Is the End (2013)
as James Franco
Oz: The Great and Powerful (2013)
as Oz
Maladies (2013)
as James
Spring Breakers (2013)
as Alien
Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)
The Color of Time (2012)
as C.K. Williams (age 40)
The Letter (2012)
as Tyrone
The Iceman (2012)
as Marty Freeman
The Broken Tower (2012)
as Hart Crane
About Cherry (2012)
as Francis
Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present (2012)
as Himself
Eames: The Architect & The Painter (2011)
as Voice
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
as Will Rodman
Your Highness (2011)
as Fabious
The Green Hornet (2011)
as Danny Crystal Cleer
127 Hours (2010)
as Aron Ralston
Howl (2010)
as Allen Ginsberg
Love and Distrust (2010)
as Travis
Eat Pray Love (2010)
as David
With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story (2010)
as Himself
Masculinity & Me (2010)
Saturday Night (2010)
as Himself
Shadows & Lies (2010)
as William Vincent
Date Night (2010)
as Taste
SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas (2009)
Erased James Franco (2009)
as Himself
Milk (2008)
as Scott Smith
Good Time Max (2008)
as Max
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
as Mark Flanner
Pineapple Express (2008)
as Saul Silver
Camille (2008)
as Silias
In the Valley of Elah (2007)
as Sergeant Carnelli
An American Crime (2007)
as Andy
Knocked Up (2007)
as Himself (uncredited)
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
as Harry Osborn / New Goblin
Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee (2007)
as Dean Silo
Interview (2007)
as Boyfriend on Phone (voice)
The Hills with James Franco and Mila Kunis (2007)
as Justin Bobby
The Holiday (2006)
as Himself
The Dead Girl (2006)
as Derek
Grasshopper (2006)
as Travis
Flyboys (2006)
as Blaine Rawlings
The Wicker Man (2006)
as Bar Guy #1
Tristan & Isolde (2006)
as Tristan
Annapolis (2006)
as Jake Huard
The Great Raid (2005)
as Captain Prince
The Ape (2005)
as Harry Walker
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
as Harry Osborn
The Company (2003)
as Josh
Blind Spot (2003)
as Danny
Sonny (2002)
as Sonny
City By The Sea (2002)
as Joey
Mother Ghost (2002)
as Skateboarder guy
You Always Stalk the Ones You Love (2002)
The Car Kid (2002)
Deuces Wild (2002)
as Tino
Spider-Man (2002)
as Harry Osborn
James Dean (2001)
as James Dean
Some Body (2001)
as Apartment Guy #3
Mean People Suck (2001)
as Casey
At Any Cost (2000)
as Mike
Whatever It Takes (2000)
as Chris Campbell
Never Been Kissed (1999)
as Jason
To Serve and Protect (1999)
as Matt Carr
Actors Anonymous
as Jake Lamont
Blood Heist
as Farmer Simon
Future World
Kill the Czar
Killing Animals
as Mr. Hurston
Mississippi Requiem
Multiple Man
as Jamie Madrox / Multiple Man
Pretenders
as Maxwell
The Labyrinth
as Narrator (voice)
The Long Home
as Dallas Hardin
The Mad Whale
The Trap
Zeroville
as Vikar
The Disaster Artist
Director
The Disaster Artist
Producer
Black Dog, Red Dog
Director
Black Dog, Red Dog
Writer
The Institute
Director
The Institute
Executive Producer
In Dubious Battle
Director
In Dubious Battle
Producer
High School Lover
Executive Producer
Why Him?
Executive Producer
Goat
Producer
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?
Executive Producer
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?
Story
King Cobra
Producer
The Adderall Diaries
Producer
A Walk in Winter
Executive Producer
11.22.63
Director
11.22.63
Producer
Yosemite
Executive Producer
Yosemite
Book
The Sound & the Fury
Director
Miss Famous
Executive Producer
I Am Michael
Producer
Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha
Executive Producer
The Interview
Executive Producer
Guests
Executive Producer
Palo Alto
Book
Child of God
Director
Child of God
Screenplay
Sal
Director
Sal
Story
As I Lay Dying
Director
As I Lay Dying
Screenplay
Venice 70: Future Reloaded
Director
La Passione
Director
Bukowski
Director
Bukowski
Writer
The Director
Producer
Kink
Producer
Interior. Leather Bar.
Cinematography
Interior. Leather Bar.
Director
Interior. Leather Bar.
Producer
The Color of Time
Producer
The Broken Tower
Director
The Broken Tower
Editor
The Broken Tower
Producer
The Broken Tower
Screenplay
My Own Private River
Director
Francophrenia
Director
42 One Dream Rush
Director
Masculinity & Me
Director
Masculinity & Me
Writer
The Clerk's Tale
Director
The Clerk's Tale
Screenplay
Saturday Night
Director
Herbert White
Director
Herbert White
Writer
Goat Boy
Director
The Feast of Stephen
Director
The Feast of Stephen
Writer
Good Time Max
Director
Good Time Max
Writer
The Ape
Director
The Ape
Executive Producer
The Ape
Writer
Zeroville
Director
The Long Home
Director
Pretenders
Director
Actors Anonymous
Writer
Future World
Director
Killing Animals
Novel
The Labyrinth
Executive Producer
Mississippi Requiem
Executive Producer
Mississippi Requiem
Writer
Multiple Man
Producer

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