James Franco

American actor, writer, producer, director, and teacher

James Edward Franco (born April 19, 1978) is an American actor, producer, screenwriter and director. His movie roles included 127 Hours, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Your Highness, Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3 (alongside Tobey Maguire), Oz the Great and Powerful, This Is the End, The Interview, The Little Prince, Sausage Party, Why Him? and The Disaster Artist. He won an Golden Globe Award in 2001.

James Franco
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Franco in March 2013
James Edward Franco

(1978-04-19) April 19, 1978 (age 42)
OccupationActor, filmmaker
Years active1997-present

Franco was born in Palo Alto, California.[1] He studied at the Palo Alto High School and at University of California, Los Angeles.


  1. "James Franco Biography". Yahoo!. Retrieved August 8, 2008.

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