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James Franco Introduction
James Edward Franco is an American Actor, Movie Producer, Director, Singer, and Songwriter. He owns a Production house “Rabbit Bandini Productions”.
James Franco is infamous for the portrayal of “Harry Osborn” in “The Spiderman Trilogy” alongside Toby Maguire and Kirsten Dunst.
James Franco is also well known for his well-established and famous Hollywood friendship with actor and Comedian Seth Rogan.
Currently, James Franco is in the eyes of the media and the internet due to the allegations lodged against him in the #MeToo Era. A lot of women came forward against the Sexual Misconduct they faced at the hands of James Franco.
James Franco Net Worth & Salary
James Franco’s net worth is $30 million.
James Franco has been part of showbiz since 1999. He has been part of over 84 movies both as an actor and as a director.
Apart from his acting career, he is also a Musician and has released 7 studio albums.
James Franco Age, Early Life & Biography
James Franco is 44 years old.
He was born on 19th April 1978. James, Tom, and Dave Franco have been born and brought up in Palo Alto, California.
James Franco was born to Douglas Eugene Franco and Betsy Lou. James adhered to his mother’s religion, Jewish.
James Franco went to Palo Alto Highschool and graduated in 1996. He was enrolled at UCLA as an English Major. But he dropped out of UCLA in his sophomore year to pursue his acting career.
In 2006, he re-enrolled at UCLA as an English Major and graduated in 2009 with flying colors.
He is also an alumnus of NYU, Tisch School of Arts, Brooklyn College, and Rhode Island School of Design.
|Name:||James Edward Franco|
|Birth Date:||19 April 1978|
|Birth Place:||Palo Alto, California|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||0|
|Profession:||Actor, Filmmaker, and Musician|
|Yearly Income:||$1 million|
|Net Worth||$30 million|
|Content Last Updated:||November 2022|
James Franco Personal Life
Two years after joining the Industry, he dated his co-star of “Whatever it takes” Marla Sokoloff. They dated for 5 years and then parted ways.
James found love again, this time in Ahna O’Reilly, the duo were in love and a relationship till 2011.
Currently, James Franco is dating Izabel Pakzad. According to sources, they are going strong and are happy together. If sources are to be believed, the duo may walk down the aisle very soon.
James Franco Career
James Franco’s professional acting career began in 1997. At the beginning of his career, he appeared in many food chain commercials.
In 1999, James Franco was cast in “Freaks and Geeks” which aired on NBC. Though the run of the show was short-lived, he was loved by fans and critics.
In 2000, he signed his first debut movie “Never been kissed”. He also appeared in “Whatever it takes” in the same year.
In 2001, James starred in “James Dean” for which he received an Academy Award and the Screen Guilds Award.
James Franco’s career skyrocketed when he was cast as “Harry Osborn” in Marvel Cinematic Universe’s “Spiderman” Trilogy directed by Sam Raimi. He appeared in The Spiderman 2002, 2004, and 2007.
In 2002, he starred in “Sonny” which was directed by Nicolas Cage. He was also a part of Robert De Niro’s starrer “City by the Sea”.
He appeared in “The Great Raid” and “Annapolis” in 2005 and 2006 respectively.
In 2008 James Franco was part of two big movies. “Pineapple Express” which was written by Seth Rogan and Directed by Judd Apatow and “Milk”.
James Franco debuted in Television when he joined the Ensemble cast of “General Hospital”. He appeared in the Show frequently and portrayed the character of Franco.
In 2010, James Franco appeared three super hits and commercial successes of the year “Eat, Pray, Love”, “Date Night” and “Howl”.
One of the biggest movies of his career is “127 hours”. He played the Character of real-life mountain climber Aron Ralston. This movie became a commercial success and was Critically acclaimed.
In 2011, “Your Highness”, a Historical Period drama was released. The movie had James Franco, Danny McBride, and Natalie Portman as ensemble cast.
In the same year, He was also seen in the movie “The Letter”. He was paired with Winona Ryder in the movie. Winona Ryder and James Franco reunited for “Homefront” in 2014.
In 2013, James Franco was seen playing a supporting roles in “Springbreakers” and “Child of God”.
James Franco had his broadway debut in 2014 with “Mice and Men”.
His next project was his directorial venture “Techno Color Sunglasses”. James Franco then appeared in a comedy thriller, “The Interview”.
He returned to television with “11.22.63” in a Hulu series. He portrayed the lead character in the show.
James Franco is also known to promote and support LGBTQ rights through his movies and shows. He appeared in movies like “I am Michael” and “King Cobra” which promote and support Gay rights and the community.
The last project of James Franco before the Sexual Harassment acquisition was “The Disaster Artist” which received positive reviews and a Golden Globe Nomination.
After 5 years of Hiatus, he was cast in “Alina in Cuba” in 2022. The movie is slated to release in late 2023s or early 2024s.
James Franco’s discography includes his studio albums like “Turn it Up”, “Motorcity”, and “Let me Get what I want” with Tim O’Keefe.
James Franco Awards & Achievements
In his career of nearly 3 decades, James Franco has been honored and awarded with many major Award nominations and Wins.
James Franco has been nominated 113 times for different roles that he portrayed out of which he has won 33 times.
His major wins include 2 Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors guild awards, Critics’ Choice Award, Berlin Film Festival award, etc.
James Franco Major Investments and Assets
Not much information is available regarding James Franco’s assets and Investments on the Internet.
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James Franco Instagram Handle
James Franco is not on Instagram.
James Franco Twitter Handle
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