James Franco

James Franco


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 19-04-1978
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Palo Alto, California, USA
  • Also Known As:

    James Edward Franco
    Джеймс Франко

  • Popularity: 5.17
  • Homepage: N/A


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.




Year Movie Character
2001 James Dean as James Dean
2006 Tristan & Isolde as Tristan
2006 Flyboys as Blaine Rawlings
2006 Annapolis as Jake Huard
2002 Sonny as Sonny
2008 Good Time Max as Max
2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes as Will Rodman
2010 127 Hours as Aron Ralston
2005 The Ape as Harry Walker
2010 Howl as Allen Ginsberg
2010 Shadows & Lies as William Vincent
2013 Oz the Great and Powerful as Oz
2012 The Broken Tower as Hart Crane
2007 The Hills with James Franco and Mila Kunis as Justin Bobby
2011 Eames: The Architect and the Painter as Narrator
2012 Spring Breakers as Alien
2012 The Letter as Tyrone
2013 This Is the End as Himself
2013 As I Lay Dying as Darl Bundren
2013 Interior. Leather Bar.
2013 Maladies as James
2009 Erased James Franco as Himself
2012 The Color of Time as C.K. Williams (age 40)
2015 Every Thing Will Be Fine as Tomas Eldan
2014 Good People as Tom Reed
2015 The Sound and the Fury as Benjy Compson
2015 I Am Michael as Michael Glatze
2014 The Interview as Dave Skylark
2017 In Dubious Battle as Mac McLeod
2015 The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards as Conrad
2016 The Adderall Diaries as Stephen Elliott
2017 The Disaster Artist as Tommy Wiseau
2003 Blind Spot as Danny
2018 Future World as Warlord
2015 Killing Animals as Mr. Hurston
2017 The Institute as Dr. Cairn
1970 The Long Home as Dallas Hardin
2017 High School Lover as Rick Winters
2008 Pineapple Express as Saul Silver
2008 Camille as Silias
2016 Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? as Director
2010 Eat Pray Love as David
2011 Your Highness as Fabious
2001 Mean People Suck as Casey
2012 About Cherry as Francis
2013 Homefront as Gator
2015 True Story as Christian Longo
2015 Black Dog, Red Dog as Leo
2015 Queen of the Desert as Henry Cadogan
2016 Yosemite as Phil
2013 Comedy Central Roast of James Franco as Himself
2014 National Theatre Live: Of Mice and Men as George
2019 Zeroville as Vikar
2014 Future Relic 02 as The Searcher
2006 Grasshopper as Travis
2002 The Car Kid
2016 Why Him? as Laird Mayhew
2014 Obituaries as Felix Mitchum
2017 Actors Anonymous as Jake Lamont
2017 The Mad Whale
2019 Arctic Dogs as Lemmy (voice)
2010 Masculinity & Me
1970 The Labyrinth as Narrator (voice)
2015 A Walk in Winter as Conrad
2017 The Vault as Ed Mass
1970 Kill the Czar
2018 Mississippi Requiem
2013 A Fuller Life as Self - Reader (segment "Copy Boy")
2017 Blood Heist as Farmer Simon
2018 The Ballad of Buster Scruggs as Cowboy (segment "Near Algodones")
2014 Behind the Scenes of Palo Alto as Himself
2009 The Room Before and After - Part 1: James Franco
2013 Roast of James Franco: Red Carpet Pre-Show as Self
2000 If Tomorrow Comes as Devin
2004 Spider-Man 2 as Harry Osborn
2007 Spider-Man 3 as Harry Osborn / New Goblin
2002 City by the Sea as Joey
2005 The Great Raid as Captain Prince
2003 The Company as Josh
2014 Child of God as Jerry
2013 Sal as Milton Katselas
2015 Wild Horses as Ben Briggs
2016 Memoria as Mr. Wyckoff
2016 Burn Country as Lindsay
2000 At Any Cost as Mike
2007 Interview as Boyfriend on Phone (voice)
2019 Pretenders as Maxwell
2017 Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Last Supper as Capt. Jacob Branson
2002 Spider-Man as Harry Osborn
2000 Whatever It Takes as Chris Campbell
2014 Palo Alto as Mr. B
2013 Third Person as Rick
2010 Saturday Night as Himself
2016 King Cobra as Joe Kerekes
2019 Don't Come Back from the Moon as Roman Smalley
2013 Playtime as The Art Dealer
2010 14 Actors Acting as Himself
2008 Milk as Scott Smith
2007 In the Valley of Elah as Sergeant Carnelli
2006 The Dead Girl as Derek
2013 Lovelace as Hugh Hefner
2016 The Caged Pillows as David D-R+
2018 Kin as Taylor Balik
2002 You Always Stalk the Ones You Love
2018 Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary as Himself
2012 The Iceman as Marty Freeman
2002 Mother Ghost as Skateboarder guy
2015 The Little Prince as The Fox (voice)
2016 Sausage Party as Druggie (voice)
2015 Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha as Pasamonte
2001 Some Body as Apartment Guy #3
1999 To Serve and Protect as Matt Carr
2013 Here Comes the Night Time as Man on Phone
1970 Blood Surf as Metalhead Troy
1999 Never Been Kissed as Jason
2016 Goat as Mitch
2012 Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present as Himself
2010 Date Night as Taste
2015 The Night Before as James
2016 The 4%: Film's Gender Problem as Self
2007 An American Crime as Andy
2015 Richard Peter Johnson as James Franco
2007 Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee as Dean Silo
2013 Mademoiselle C as Self
2010 Love and Distrust as Travis (Segment 3: Grasshopper)
2010 With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story as Himself
2015 Call Me Lucky as Himself
2008 Nights in Rodanthe as Mark Flanner
2002 Deuces Wild as Tino
2006 The Wicker Man as Bar Guy #1
2007 Killers Kill, Dead Men Die as The Unsuspecting Husband
2017 The Show as Male Host
2013 What is Cinema? as Himself
2017 Alien: Covenant as Jacob Branson (uncredited)
2006 The Holiday as Himself
2015 Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special as Self
2007 Knocked Up as Himself (uncredited)
2011 The Green Hornet as Danny Crystal Cleer (uncredited)
2014 Veronica Mars as Himself (uncredited)
2014 Lennon or McCartney as Himself (archive footage)
2013 Interior. Leather Bar.
2008 Good Time Max
2005 The Ape
2012 The Broken Tower
2012 Francophrenia
2009 The Feast of Stephen
2014 Child of God
2013 As I Lay Dying
2013 Interior. Leather Bar.
2010 42 One Dream Rush
2013 Sal
2010 Herbert White
2015 The Sound and the Fury
2019 Zeroville
2013 Bukowski
2010 Saturday Night
2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded
2010 Goat Boy
2013 La Passione
1970 The Long Home
2017 In Dubious Battle
2019 Pretenders
2017 The Disaster Artist
2018 Future World
2010 The Clerk's Tale
2015 Black Dog, Red Dog
2010 Masculinity & Me
2017 The Institute
2011 My Own Private River
2017 Tenn
2014 I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel
2012 The Broken Tower
2011 My Own Private River
2012 The Broken Tower
2013 Kink
2013 The Director
2012 The Color of Time
2014 The Interview
2017 The Disaster Artist
2014 Guests
2016 King Cobra
2015 Miss Famous
2016 The Adderall Diaries
2017 In Dubious Battle
2005 The Ape
2013 Interior. Leather Bar.
2016 Yosemite
2015 I Am Michael
2015 Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha
2016 Goat
1970 The Labyrinth
2015 A Walk in Winter
2018 Mississippi Requiem
2017 The Institute
2017 High School Lover
2016 Why Him?
2016 Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?
2018 Future World
2019 Don't Come Back from the Moon
2012 Jeffrey
2020 Sleepaway Slasher
1970 Blood Surf
2008 Good Time Max
2012 The Broken Tower
2009 The Feast of Stephen
2014 Child of God
2013 As I Lay Dying
2014 Palo Alto
2013 Sal
2010 Herbert White
2013 Bukowski
2016 Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?
2017 Actors Anonymous
2015 Killing Animals
2010 The Clerk's Tale
2015 Black Dog, Red Dog
2005 The Ape
2010 Masculinity & Me
2018 Mississippi Requiem
2016 Yosemite

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