James Franco

Actor · Director · Executive Producer
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James Edward Franco is an American actor, director, screenwriter, comedian, film producer, television producer, academic, painter and writer. For his role in 127 Hours (2010), he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. Franco is known for his roles in live-action films, such as Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy (2002–2007); Milk (2008);... read more

James Edward Franco is an American actor, director, screenwriter, comedian, film producer, television producer, academic, painter and writer. For his role in 127 Hours (2010), he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. Franco is known for his roles in live-action films, such as Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy (2002–2007); Milk (2008); Pineapple Express (2008); Eat, Pray, Love (2010); Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011); Spring Breakers (2012); Oz the Great and Powerful (2013); This Is the End (2013); and The Disaster Artist (2017), for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. He is known for his collaborations with fellow actor Seth Rogen, having appeared in eight films and one television series with him.

Birth Name

James Edward Franco

Born

Wednesday, 19 April 1978

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Actor Filmography

Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphin Finn (voice) 2023
History of the Sitcom Daniel Desario 2021
VICE Investigates Self 2019
Arctic Dogs Lemmy (voice) / Lemmy 2019
The Pretenders Maxwell 2019
Zeroville Vikar 2019
The Long Home Dallas Hardin 2019
Best of the Comedy Central Roast 2019
Don't Come Back from the Moon Roman Smalley 2019
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Cowboy (segment "Near Algodones") 2018
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Actor Filmography

Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphin Finn (voice) 2023
History of the Sitcom Daniel Desario 2021
VICE Investigates Self 2019
Arctic Dogs Lemmy (voice) / Lemmy 2019
The Pretenders Maxwell 2019
Zeroville Vikar 2019
The Long Home Dallas Hardin 2019
Best of the Comedy Central Roast 2019
Don't Come Back from the Moon Roman Smalley 2019
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Cowboy (segment "Near Algodones") 2018
Kin Taylor Balik 2018
Cultureshock Self 2018
Future World Warlord 2018
Mississippi Requiem 2018
75th Golden Globe Awards Self - Winner 2018
The Disaster Artist 'Johnny' / Tommy / Tommy Wiseau 2017
The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards Conrad 2017
The Show Male Host 2017
The Vault Ed Maas / Ed Mass 2017
The Deuce Vincent Martino / Frankie Martino, Vincent Martino 2017
The Mad Whale Edward Fry 2017
Alien: Covenant Jacob Branson 2017
The Institute Dr. Cairn 2017
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Last Supper Branson / Capt. Jacob Branson 2017
In Dubious Battle Mac McLeod / Mac 2017
The IMDb Show Self - Guest 2017
The Labyrinth Narrator (voice) / Narrator 2017
Why Him? Laird Mayhew 2016
Burn Country Lindsay 2016
King Cobra Joe / Joe Kerekes 2016
Goat Mitch 2016
Sausage Party Druggie (voice) / Druggie 2016
Cyberwar Self - Actor, The Interview 2016
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? Director 2016
Memoria Mr. Wyckoff 2016
Beverly Hills Wedding Lover Rick Winters 2016
The Adderall Diaries Stephen Elliott 2016
11.22.63 Jake Epping 2016
The IMDb Studio at Sundance Self 2016
Angie Tribeca Sgt. Eddie Pepper 2016
Yosemite Phil 2016
Vice Guide to Film Self - Interviewee 2016
Richard Peter Johnson James Franco / Self - James Franco 2015
The Night Before James Franco / James 2015
A Walk in Winter Conrad 2015
The Sound and the Fury Benjy Compson 2015
F for Franco Self 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Guest 2015
Queen of the Desert Henry Cadogan 2015
Call Me Lucky Himself 2015
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
Black Dog, Red Dog Leo 2015
The Little Prince The Fox / The Fox (voice) 2015
Wild Horses Ben Briggs 2015
I Am Michael Michael Glatze 2015
David Letterman: A Life on Television Self 2015
True Story Christian Longo 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself 2015
Hot Ones Self - Guest 2015
Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special Self 2015
Every Thing Will Be Fine Tomas / Tomas Eldan 2015
Don Quixote Pasamonte 2015
The Interview Dave Skylark 2014
Lennon or McCartney Self 2014
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Journey to Dawn Will Rodman 2014
Making a Scene with James Franco James, Jerry, Mr. Blonde, Rachel / Joey, Self, Taxi Driver, Wayne / Garth, Zack Morris / Daniel Desario, Al Bundy, Batman, Blair, Carrie / Walter White, Eric Forman / Michael Kelso, Forest Gump / Marty McFly, Grease, Harry, Jack 2014
Good People Tom Wright / Tom Reed 2014
Advice Self 2014
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Will Rodman 2014
Obituaries Felix Mitchum 2014
Of Mice and Men George Milton / George 2014
Child of God Jerry 2014
Deadbeat Johnny 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Guest 2014
Veronica Mars James Franco 2014
Unscripted Self 2011
The Drunken Peasants Dave Skylark 2014
I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel James 2014
Palo Alto Mr. B 2013
Sal Milton Katselas 2013
As I Lay Dying Darl Bundren 2013
Interior. Leather Bar. James / Self 2013
Mademoiselle C Self 2013
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Third Person Rick 2013
Comedy Central Roast of James Franco Self - Roastee / Self 2013
A Fuller Life Self - Reader (segment "Copy Boy") 2013
Lovelace Hugh Hefner 2013
Homefront Morgan 'Gator' Bodine 2013
This Is the End James Franco / Himself 2013
Oz the Great and Powerful Oz 2013
Spring Breakers Alien 2013
Revealed Self 2013
The Color of Time C.K. Williams / C.K. Williams (age 40) 2012
Playhouse Self 2012
The Mindy Project Paul Leotard 2012
The Letter Tyrone 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
Maladies James 2012
Hollywood Heights Osbourne Silver 2012
Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present Self 2012
About Cherry Frances / Francis 2012
The Broken Tower Hart Crane 2012
CBS This Morning Self - Guest 2012
The Sitter Soap Actor 2011
Eames: The Architect & The Painter Self (Narrator) / Narrator 2011
The Iceman Marty Freeman 2011
Rise of the Planet of the Apes Will Rodman 2011
Close Up Self 2011
Hamish & Andy's Gap Year Self 2011
On Story Self 2011
Your Highness Fabious 2011
Half in the Bag Self 2011
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards Self - Host & Nominee 2011
The Green Hornet Danny Crystal Cleer 2011
Conan Himself - Guest, Himself - Guest (also archive footage), Himself 2010
127 Hours Aron Ralston 2010
Howl Allen Ginsberg 2010
FCU: Fact Checkers Unit James 2010
Love & Distrust Travis / Segment 3 - Grasshopper (Sincerity and Doubt) / Travis (Segment 3: Grasshopper) 2010
Eat Pray Love David Piccolo / David 2010
With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story Himself / Self 2010
Masculinity & Me 2010
Saturday Night Self 2010
Shadows & Lies William Vincent 2010
Date Night Taste 2010
Richard Roeper & the Movies Aron Ralston 2009
Erased: James Franco Himself / Self 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2009
The 81st Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 2009
Milk Scott Smith 2008
Good Time Max Max 2008
Nights in Rodanthe Mark Flanner 2008
Pineapple Express Saul Silver 2008
Camille Silias 2008
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis Self 2008
In the Valley of Elah Sgt. Dan Carnelli / Sergeant Carnelli 2007
An American Crime Andy 2007
Chelsea Lately Kanye West 2007
Knocked Up Sol 2007
Interview Boyfriend on Phone (voice) / Boyfriend on Phone 2007
Finishing the Game Dean Silo 2007
The Hills with James Franco and Mila Kunis Justin Bobby 2007
Spider-Man 3 Harry Osborn / New Goblin 2007
The Holiday James Franco 2006
The Dead Girl Derek 2006
30 Rock James Franco 2006
Grasshopper Travis 2006
Flyboys Blaine Rawlings 2006
Fuse Celebrity Playlist Self - Guest 2006
The Wicker Man Bar Guy #1 2006
Annapolis Jake Huard 2006
Tristan + Isolde Tristan 2006
Iconoclasts Self 2005
The Colbert Report Himself - Guest / Frank Jameso, Himself - Guest 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
The Great Raid Captain Prince 2005
The Ape Harry Walker 2005
The Tony Danza Show Self - Guest 2004
At the Movies Himself 2004
Spider-Man 2 Harry Osborn 2004
The Company Josh 2003
Shootout Self 2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Himself - Guest 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Guest, Himself 2003
Sonny Sonny 2002
City by the Sea Joey 2002
Mother Ghost 2002
You Always Stalk the Ones You Love 2002
Deuces Wild Tino 2002
Spider-Man Harry Osborn 2002
James Dean James Dean 2001
Some Body Apartment Guy #3 2001
Mean People Suck Casey 2001
Whatever It Takes Chris / Chris Campbell 2000
If Tomorrow Comes Devin 2000
Freaks and Geeks Daniel Desario 1999
Never Been Kissed Jason 1999
To Serve and Protect Matt Carr 1999
The View Himself 1997
Profiler Stevie 1996
The Daily Show Self - Guest 1996
Pacific Blue Brian 1996
Extra with Billy Bush Self (archive footage), Self - The Interview 1994
Inside the Actors Studio Self - Guest 1994
The X-Files Officer #2 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Himself - Guest 1993
HBO First Look Self 1992
Inside Edition Self - The Interview, Self 1988
Entertainment Tonight Self 1981
CBS News Sunday Morning Self 1979
Saturday Night Live Himself - Host, Christopher Walken / Luke Skywalker / Riff Raff / Tad Rankin / Captain Jack Swallow / Various / Self - Host, Self / Jim, Various / James Dean / Self - Host, Various / Self - Host 1975

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Producer Filmography

2018Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Won
2016EmmyOutstanding Short Form Variety Series Nominated
2011Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
2011OscarBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
2011EmmyOutstanding Special Class Programs Nominated
2009Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
2002Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Won
2002EmmyOutstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
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