James Franco

 

 

James Franco

Palo Alto - California - USA

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.

 

Movies

Spider-Man
Harry Osborn
Spider-Man 2
Harry Osborn
Spider-Man 3
Harry Osborn / New Goblin
Milk
Scott Smith
James Dean
James Dean
Pineapple Express
Saul Silver
Knocked Up
Himself (uncredited)
Camille
Silias
In the Valley of Elah
Sergeant Carnelli
Tristan & Isolde
Tristan
Flyboys
Blaine Rawlings
The Wicker Man
Bar Guy #1
An American Crime
Andy
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?
Director
Annapolis
Jake Huard
Sonny
Sonny
City By The Sea
Joey
The Dead Girl
Derek
Date Night
Taste
The Great Raid
Captain Prince
Good Time Max
Max
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Will Rodman
127 Hours
Aron Ralston
Eat Pray Love
David
Your Highness
Fabious
The Ape
Harry Walker
Whatever It Takes
Chris Campbell
Howl
Allen Ginsberg
Shadows & Lies
William Vincent
Love and Distrust
Travis
Oz: The Great and Powerful
Oz
The Iceman
Marty Freeman
The Company
Josh
The Broken Tower
Hart Crane
The Hills with James Franco and Mila Kunis
Justin Bobby
Mean People Suck
Casey
Eames: The Architect & The Painter
Voice
About Cherry
Francis
Lovelace
Hugh Hefner
With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story
Himself
Mother Ghost
Skateboarder guy
Spring Breakers
Alien
The Letter
Tyrone
This Is the End
James Franco
Child of God
Jerry
As I Lay Dying
Darl Bundren
Interior. Leather Bar.
No character defined
Palo Alto
Mr. B
Third Person
Rick
Maladies
James
Homefront
Gator
Erased James Franco
Himself
The Color of Time
C.K. Williams (age 40)
Sal
Milton Katselas
True Story
Christian Longo
Every Thing Will Be Fine
Tomas Eldan
Veronica Mars
Himself (uncredited)
Good People
Tom Reed
Wild Horses
Ben Briggs
Black Dog, Red Dog
Leo
The Sound and the Fury
Benjy Compson
Queen of the Desert
Henry Cadogan
I Am Michael
Michael Glatze
Yosemite
Phil
Memoria
Mr. Wyckoff
Saturday Night
Himself
Comedy Central Roast of James Franco
Himself
The Interview
Dave Skylark
National Theater Live: Of Mice and Men
George
Never Been Kissed
Jason
The Little Prince
The Fox (voice)
In Dubious Battle
Mac McLeod
11.22.63
Jake Epping
Zeroville
Vikar
The Trap
No character defined
The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards
Conrad
The Adderall Diaries
Stephen Elliott
Future Relic 02
The Searcher
SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas
No character defined
The Night Before
James
Call Me Lucky
Himself
The Disaster Artist
Tommy Wiseau
Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special
Himself
Grasshopper
Travis
Blind Spot
Danny
Sausage Party
Druggie (voice)
The Car Kid
No character defined
Burn Country
Lindsay
Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha
Pasamonte
King Cobra
Joe Kerekes
Why Him?
Laird Mayhew
Goat
Mitch
The Caged Pillows
David D-R+
Obituaries
Felix Mitchum
Lennon or McCartney
Himself (archive footage)
The 4%: Film's Gender Problem
Himself
The Green Hornet
Danny Crystal Cleer
At Any Cost
Mike
Richard Peter Johnson
James Franco
Actors Anonymous
Jake Lamont
The Mad Whale
No character defined
Kin
No character defined
Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present
Himself
Future World
No character defined
Killing Animals
Mr. Hurston
Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad
(voice)
Deuces Wild
Tino
Interview
Boyfriend on Phone (voice)
Finishing The Game
Dean Silo
Nights in Rodanthe
Mark Flanner
Some Body
Apartment Guy #3
Masculinity & Me
No character defined
The Labyrinth
Narrator (voice)
A Walk in Winter
Conrad
The Vault
Ed Mass
Kill the Czar
No character defined
Mississippi Requiem
No character defined
The Institute
Dr. Cairn
You Always Stalk the Ones You Love
No character defined
The Long Home
Dallas Hardin
A Fuller Life
Himself - Reader (segment "Copy Boy")
Pretenders
Maxwell
High School Lover
Rick Winters
The Holiday
Himself
Last Supper
Capt. Jacob Branson
Alien: Covenant
Jacob Branson (uncredited)
Don't Come Back from the Moon
Roman Smalley
Blood Heist
Farmer Simon
To Serve and Protect
Matt Carr
Blood on Wheels
No character defined
Multiple Man
Jamie Madrox / Multiple Man

Tv

11.22.63
Jake Epping
Freaks and Geeks
Daniel Desario
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
No character defined
The Early Show
No character defined
The Tony Danza Show
No character defined
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
No character defined
Live with Regis and Kathie Lee
No character defined
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
No character defined
Profiler
No character defined
The X-Files
No character defined
The Colbert Report
No character defined
30 Rock
No character defined
Saturday Night Live
No character defined
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Himself
Deadbeat
Johnny
The Mindy Project
Paul Leotard
The Deuce
Vincent Martino / Frankie Martino
Angie Tribeca
Sgt. Eddie Pepper
Hot Ones
Himself
Pacific Blue
Brian