James Franco

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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

Out of Shadows Self (archive footage) 2020
Arctic Dogs Lemmy (voice) / Lemmy 2019
The Pretenders Maxwell 2019
Zeroville Vikar 2019
The Long Home Dallas Hardin 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 Himself 2018
Future World Warlord 2018
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Out of Shadows Self (archive footage) 2020
Arctic Dogs Lemmy (voice) / Lemmy 2019
The Pretenders Maxwell 2019
Zeroville Vikar 2019
The Long Home Dallas Hardin 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 Himself 2018
Future World Warlord 2018
Mississippi Requiem 2018
75th Golden Globe Awards Himself - Winner 2018
The Disaster Artist 'Johnny' 2017
The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards Conrad 2017
Blood Ride Billy 2017
The Mad Whale Isabel Wallace 2017
The Show Male Host 2017
The Vault Ed Maas 2017
The Deuce Vincent Martino / Frankie Martino, Vincent Martino 2017
Alien: Covenant Branson 2017
The Institute Dr. Cairn 2017
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Last Supper Jacob Branson 2017
In Dubious Battle Mac McLeod 2017
High School Lover Rick Winters 2017
The Labyrinth Narrator (voice) 2017
The Trap 2017
Why Him? Laird Mayhew 2016
Burn Country Lindsay 2016
King Cobra Joe 2016
Goat Mitch 2016
F for Franco Himself 2016
Sausage Party Druggie (voice) 2016
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? Director 2016
Memoria Mr. Wyckoff 2016
The Adderall Diaries Stephen Elliott 2016
11.22.63 Jake Epping 2016
The IMDb Studio at Sundance Self 2016
Angie Tribeca Eddie Pepper, Sgt. Eddie Pepper, Sgt. Pepper 2016
Vice Guide to Film Himself - Interviewee 2016
Yosemite Phil 2016
I Am Michael Michael Glatze 2015
Richard Peter Johnson James Franco 2015
The Night Before James Franco 2015
The Sound And The Fury Benjy Compson 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Himself - Guest, 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 2015
Wild Horses Ben Briggs 2015
David Letterman: A Life on Television Himself (archive footage) 2015
True Story Christian Longo 2015
Every Thing Will Be Fine Tomas 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself 2015
Hot Ones Self - Guest 2015
A Walk in Winter Conrad 2015
Don Quixote Pasamonte 2015
The Interview Dave Skylark 2014
Lennon or McCartney Himself (archive footage) 2014
Making a Scene with James Franco James, Jerry, Mr. Blonde, Rachel / Joey, Taxi Driver, Wayne / Garth, Zack Morris / Daniel Desario, Al Bundy, Batman, Blair, Carrie, Eric Forman, Michael Kelso, Forest Gump / Marty McFly, Grease, Harry, Himself, Jack 2014
Good People Tom Wright 2014
Advice Himself 2014
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Will Rodman (uncredited) 2014
Obituaries Felix Mitchum 2014
Palo Alto Mr. B 2014
Child Of God Jerry 2014
National Theatre Live: Of Mice and Men 2014
Deadbeat Johnny 2014
Veronica Mars Himself (uncredited) 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2014
Unscripted Himself 2014
The Drunken Peasants Dave Skylark (archive footage) 2014
I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel James 2014
Homefront Morgan 'Gator' Bodine 2013
Sal Milton Katselas 2013
As I Lay Dying Darl Bundren 2013
Mademoiselle C Himself 2013
Third Person Rick 2013
Celebrity Page Himself 2013
Comedy Central Roast of James Franco Himself 2013
Lovelace Hugh Hefner 2013
A Fuller Life Himself - Reader (segment "Copy Boy") 2013
This Is The End James Franco 2013
Oz the Great and Powerful Oz 2013
Spring Breakers Alien 2013
Interior. Leather Bar. James 2013
Revealed Himself 2013
The Color Of Time C.K. Williams 2012
Playhouse Himself 2012
The Mindy Project Paul Leotard 2012
The Letter Tyrone 2012
The Iceman Marty Freeman 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
Maladies James 2012
Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present Himself 2012
Hollywood Heights Osbourne Silver 2012
The Broken Tower Hart Crane 2012
About Cherry Frances 2012
CBS This Morning Himself - Guest 1992
The Sitter Soap Actor 2011
Eames: The Architect & The Painter Voice 2011
Rise of the Planet of the Apes Will Rodman 2011
Close Up Himself (archive footage) 2011
Hamish & Andy's Gap Year Himself 2011
On Story Himself 2011
Your Highness Fabious 2011
The Green Hornet Danny Crystal Cleer 2011
127 Hours Aron Ralston 2010
Conan Himself - Guest, Himself - Guest (also archive footage), Himself 2010
Howl Allen Ginsberg 2010
FCU: Fact Checkers Unit James 2010
Love & Distrust Travis 2010
Eat Pray Love David Piccolo 2010
With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story Himself 2010
Masculinity & Me 2010
Saturday Night Himself 2010
Shadows & Lies William Vincent 2010
Date Night Taste 2010
SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas 2009
Richard Roeper & the Movies Aron Ralston 2009
Erased James Franco Himself 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 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 Himself 2008
In The Valley Of Elah Sgt. Dan Carnelli 2007
An American Crime Andy 2007
Chelsea Lately Kanye West 2007
Knocked Up Sol 2007
Spider-Man 3 Harry Osborn / New Goblin 2007
Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee Dean Silo 2007
Interview Boyfriend on Phone (voice) 2007
The Hills with James Franco and Mila Kunis Justin Bobby 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 Himself - Guest 2006
The Wicker Man Bar Guy #1 2006
Annapolis Jake Huard 2006
Tristan & Isolde Tristan 2006
Iconoclasts Himself 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 Himself - Guest 2004
At the Movies Himself 2004
Spider-Man 2 Harry Osborn 2004
Shootout Himself 2003
The Company Josh 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 Skateboarder guy 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 2000
Freaks and Geeks Daniel Desario 1999
Never Been Kissed Jason (as James Edward Franco) 1999
To Serve and Protect Matt Carr 1999
The View Himself 1997
Profiler Stevie 1996
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Himself - Guest 1996
Pacific Blue Brian 1996
The Chili Con Carne Club 1995
Extra with Billy Bush Self (archive footage), Self - The Interview 1994
Inside the Actors Studio Himself - Guest 1994
The X-Files Officer #2 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Himself - Guest 1993
HBO First Look Himself 1992
Inside Edition Himself - The Interview, Himself 1988
Entertainment Tonight Himself (archive footage), Himself 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

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

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