James Franco


James Franco

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.

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James Franco is known for:



Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Spider-Man 3

Spider-Man 3

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

The Colbert Report

The Colbert Report

The X-Files

The X-Files

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

James Franco Movie Credits


Character : Harry Osborn

Spider-Man 2

Character : Harry Osborn

Spider-Man 3

Character : Harry Osborn / New Goblin



Character : Scott Smith

James Dean

Character : James Dean

Pineapple Express

Character : Saul Silver

Knocked Up

Character : Himself


Character : Silias

In the Valley of Elah

Character : Sergeant Carnelli

Tristan & Isolde

Character : Tristan


Character : Blaine Rawlings

The Wicker Man

Character : Bar Guy #1

An American Crime

Character : Andy

Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?

Character : Director


Character : Jake Huard


Character : Sonny

City By The Sea

Character : Joey

The Dead Girl

Character : Derek

Date Night

Character : Taste

The Great Raid

Character : Captain Prince

Good Time Max

Character : Max

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Character : Will Rodman

127 Hours

Character : Aron Ralston

Eat Pray Love

Character : David

Your Highness

Character : Fabious

The Ape

Character : Harry Walker

Whatever It Takes

Character : Chris Campbell


Character : Allen Ginsberg

Shadows & Lies

Character : William Vincent

Love and Distrust

Character : Travis

Oz the Great and Powerful

Character : Oz

The Iceman

Character : Marty Freeman

The Company

Character : Josh

The Broken Tower

Character : Hart Crane

The Hills with James Franco and Mila Kunis

Character : Justin Bobby

Mean People Suck

Character : Casey

Eames: The Architect & The Painter

Character : Voice

About Cherry

Character : Francis


Character : Hugh Hefner

With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story

Character : Himself

Mother Ghost

Character : Skateboarder guy

Spring Breakers

Character : Alien

The Letter

Character : Tyrone

This Is the End

Character : Himself

Child of God

Character : Jerry

As I Lay Dying

Character : Darl Bundren

Interior. Leather Bar.

Character : No character defined

Palo Alto

Character : Mr. B

Third Person

Character : Rick


Character : James


Character : Gator

Erased James Franco

Character : Himself

The Color of Time

Character : C.K. Williams (age 40)


Character : Milton Katselas

True Story

Character : Christian Longo

Every Thing Will Be Fine

Character : Tomas Eldan

Veronica Mars

Character : Himself (uncredited)

Good People

Character : Tom Reed

Wild Horses

Character : Ben Briggs

Black Dog, Red Dog

Character : Leo

The Sound and the Fury

Character : Benjy Compson

Queen of the Desert

Character : Henry Cadogan

I Am Michael

Character : Michael Glatze


Character : Phil


Character : Mr. Wyckoff

Saturday Night

Character : Himself

Comedy Central Roast of James Franco

Character : Himself

The Interview

Character : Dave Skylark

National Theatre Live: Of Mice and Men

Character : George

Never Been Kissed

Character : Jason

The Little Prince

Character : The Fox (voice)

In Dubious Battle

Character : Mac McLeod


Character : Vikar

The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards

Character : Conrad

The Adderall Diaries

Character : Stephen Elliott

Future Relic 02

Character : The Searcher

SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas

Character : No character defined

The Night Before

Character : James

Call Me Lucky

Character : Himself

The Disaster Artist

Character : Tommy Wiseau

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

Character : Himself


Character : Travis

Blind Spot

Character : Danny

Sausage Party

Character : Druggie (voice)

The Car Kid

Character : No character defined

Burn Country

Character : Lindsay

Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha

Character : Pasamonte

King Cobra

Character : Joe Kerekes

Why Him?

Character : Laird Mayhew


Character : Mitch

The Caged Pillows

Character : David D-R+


Character : Felix Mitchum

Lennon or McCartney

Character : Himself (archive footage)

The 4%: Film's Gender Problem

Character : Himself

The Green Hornet

Character : Danny Crystal Cleer

At Any Cost

Character : Mike

Richard Peter Johnson

Character : James Franco

Actors Anonymous

Character : Jake Lamont

The Mad Whale

Character : No character defined


Character : Taylor Balik

Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present

Character : Himself

Future World

Character : Warlord

Killing Animals

Character : Mr. Hurston

Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad

Character : (voice)

Deuces Wild

Character : Tino


Character : Boyfriend on Phone (voice)

Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee

Character : Dean Silo

Nights in Rodanthe

Character : Mark Flanner

Some Body

Character : Apartment Guy #3

Masculinity & Me

Character : No character defined

The Labyrinth

Character : Narrator (voice)

A Walk in Winter

Character : Conrad

The Vault

Character : Ed Mass

Kill the Czar

Character : No character defined

Mississippi Requiem

Character : No character defined

The Institute

Character : Dr. Cairn

You Always Stalk the Ones You Love

Character : No character defined

The Long Home

Character : Dallas Hardin

A Fuller Life

Character : Himself - Reader (segment "Copy Boy")


Character : Maxwell

High School Lover

Character : Rick Winters

The Holiday

Character : Himself

Last Supper

Character : Capt. Jacob Branson

Alien: Covenant

Character : Jacob Branson (uncredited)

Don't Come Back from the Moon

Character : Roman Smalley

Blood Heist

Character : Farmer Simon

To Serve and Protect

Character : Matt Carr

Blood Ride

Character : Billy

Multiple Man

Character : Jamie Madrox / Multiple Man


Character : The Art Dealer

Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary

Character : Himself

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Character : Cowboy (segment "Near Algodones")

Behind the Scenes of Palo Alto

Character : Himself

Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die

Character : The Unsuspecting Husband

James Franco Tv Credits


Character : Jake Epping

Freaks and Geeks

Character : Daniel Desario

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Character : No character defined

The Early Show

Character : No character defined

The Tony Danza Show

Character : No character defined

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Character : No character defined

Live with Regis and Kathie Lee

Character : No character defined

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Character : No character defined


Character : No character defined

The X-Files

Character : No character defined

The Colbert Report

Character : No character defined

30 Rock

Character : No character defined

Saturday Night Live

Character : No character defined

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Character : Himself


Character : Johnny

The Mindy Project

Character : Paul Leotard

The Deuce

Character : Vincent Martino / Frankie Martino

Angie Tribeca

Character : Sgt. Eddie Pepper

Hot Ones

Character : Himself

Pacific Blue

Character : Brian

Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter

Character : No character defined

Saturday Night Live

Character : Himself - Host