James Edward Franco (born April 19, 1978) is an American actor, filmmaker, 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 films, such as Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy (2002–2007), Milk (2008), Eat, Pray, Love (2010), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Spring Breakers (2012), and Oz the Great and Powerful (2013). He is known for his collaborations with fellow actor Seth Rogen, having appeared in eight films and one television series with him, examples being Pineapple Express (2008), This Is the End (2013), Sausage Party (2016), and The Disaster Artist (2017), for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.
|Full name at birth||
James Edward Franco
|Claim to fame||
Freaks and Geeks, Spider Man (1-3)
|Date of birth||
19 April 1978
|Place of birth||
Palo Alto, California, USA
Actor, director, screenwriter, comedian, film producer, television producer, academic, painter, writer
5' 11" (180 cm)
155 lbs (70.3 kg)
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