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

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
as Cowboy (segment "Near Algodones")
Kin (2018)
as Taylor Balik
Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary (2018)
as Himself
Future World (2018)
as Warlord
Mississippi Requiem (2018)
as
Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad (2018)
as (voice)
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 Disaster Artist (2017)
as Tommy Wiseau
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
King Cobra (2016)
as Joe Kerekes
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
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
Yosemite (2016)
as Phil
Richard Peter Johnson (2015)
as James Franco
The Night Before (2015)
as James
The Sound and the Fury (2015)
as Benjy Compson
Queen of the Desert (2015)
as Henry Cadogan
Call Me Lucky (2015)
as Himself
The Little Prince (2015)
as The Fox (voice)
Wild Horses (2015)
as Ben Briggs
Killing Animals (2015)
as Mr. Hurston
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 Theatre Live: Of Mice and Men (2014)
as George
Good People (2014)
as Tom Reed
Behind the Scenes of Palo Alto (2014)
as Himself
Palo Alto (2014)
as Mr. B
Child of God (2014)
as Jerry
Veronica Mars (2014)
as Himself (uncredited)
Homefront (2013)
as Gator
Playtime (2013)
as The Art Dealer
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 Himself
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
as Oz
Maladies (2013)
as James
Spring Breakers (2013)
as Alien
Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)
as
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)
as
Saturday Night (2010)
as Himself
Shadows & Lies (2010)
as William Vincent
Date Night (2010)
as Taste
SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas (2009)
as
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
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
Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die (2007)
as The Unsuspecting Husband
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)
as
The Car Kid (2002)
as
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
Blood Heist ()
as Farmer Simon
Kill the Czar ()
as
The Long Home ()
as Dallas Hardin
The Mad Whale ()
as
The Labyrinth ()
as Narrator (voice)
Multiple Man ()
as Jamie Madrox / Multiple Man
Zeroville ()
as Vikar
Actors Anonymous ()
as Jake Lamont
Pretenders ()
as Maxwell
Future World (2018)
Director
Future World (2018)
Producer
Mississippi Requiem (2018)
Executive Producer
Mississippi Requiem (2018)
Writer
Black Dog, Red Dog (2017)
Director
Black Dog, Red Dog (2017)
Writer
The Disaster Artist (2017)
Director
The Disaster Artist (2017)
Producer
The Institute (2017)
Director
The Institute (2017)
Executive Producer
In Dubious Battle (2017)
Director
In Dubious Battle (2017)
Producer
High School Lover (2017)
Executive Producer
Why Him? (2016)
Executive Producer
King Cobra (2016)
Producer
Goat (2016)
Producer
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (2016)
Executive Producer
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (2016)
Story
The Adderall Diaries (2016)
Producer
A Walk in Winter (2016)
Executive Producer
Yosemite (2016)
Executive Producer
Yosemite (2016)
Book
The Sound and the Fury (2015)
Director
Miss Famous (2015)
Executive Producer
Killing Animals (2015)
Novel
I Am Michael (2015)
Producer
Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha (2015)
Executive Producer
The Interview (2014)
Executive Producer
Guests (2014)
Executive Producer
Palo Alto (2014)
Book
Child of God (2014)
Director
Child of God (2014)
Screenplay
Sal (2013)
Director
Sal (2013)
Story
As I Lay Dying (2013)
Director
As I Lay Dying (2013)
Screenplay
Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013)
Director
La Passione (2013)
Director
Bukowski (2013)
Director
Bukowski (2013)
Writer
The Director (2013)
Producer
Kink (2013)
Producer
Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)
Cinematography
Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)
Director
Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)
Producer
The Color of Time (2012)
Producer
The Broken Tower (2012)
Director
The Broken Tower (2012)
Editor
The Broken Tower (2012)
Producer
The Broken Tower (2012)
Screenplay
Francophrenia (2012)
Director
My Own Private River (2011)
Director
My Own Private River (2011)
Editor
42 One Dream Rush (2010)
Director
Masculinity & Me (2010)
Director
Masculinity & Me (2010)
Writer
The Clerk's Tale (2010)
Director
The Clerk's Tale (2010)
Screenplay
Saturday Night (2010)
Director
Herbert White (2010)
Director
Herbert White (2010)
Writer
Goat Boy (2010)
Director
The Feast of Stephen (2009)
Director
The Feast of Stephen (2009)
Writer
Good Time Max (2008)
Director
Good Time Max (2008)
Writer
The Ape (2005)
Director
The Ape (2005)
Executive Producer
The Ape (2005)
Writer
Zeroville ()
Director
The Long Home ()
Director
Pretenders ()
Director
Actors Anonymous ()
Writer
The Labyrinth ()
Executive Producer
Multiple Man ()
Producer
Zola ()
Producer