James Franco Short Bio
James Edward Franco today best known as an American actor, director, screenwriter, producer, teacher, author and poet. He is the son of Betsy Lou who work as a writer and Douglas Eugene “Doug” Franco who ran a Silicon Valley business. He is Aries and has f Portuguese (Madeiran) and Swedish descent.He has good grade in Mathematics and said loves this subject so much. That why Franco interned at Lockheed Martin.He then attended to Palo Alto High School and was graduated in 1996. He enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) as an English major but wasn’t finished it because pursue his career in acting. He then take acting lessons with Robert Carnegie at the Playhouse West.
James Franco Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||April 19, 1978|
|Age||36 years old|
|Biceps Size||18 Inches|
|Chest size||48 Inches|
|Waist in Inches||34 Inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Height||5 Feet 10 3/4 Inches|
|Weight||165 lbs or 75 kg|
James Franco Career
Franco made a debut in short-lived but well-reviewed NBC television series Freaks and Geeks. He then made a debut in film by appeared at romantic comedy Never Benn Kissed. Franco latter continued his success by appeared at Whatever It Takes and James Dean which gives him a Golden Globe Award and nominations for an Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award (SAG). Franco then gets the international recognition when he was protrayed Harry Osborn in the 2002 superhero film Spider-Man. He next starred in Sonny, City by the Sea, the Company and then reprises his role in Spider-Man 2 following with The Great Raid, Annapolis and Tristan & Isolde.
Franco then reprises his role again in Spider-Man 3 and also appeared in other film that brought his name to popularity more. His role in Pineapple Express gives him a second Golden Globe nomination, for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy. In 2008, he was appeared in the film Milk alongside Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, and Emile Hirsch in Gus Van Sant. Through his role, he was won Independent Spirit Award in the category for Best Supporting Actor. In tehe early 2010, Franco join the cast of comedy series 30 Rocks and played poet Allen Ginsberg in the drama Howl,that received mostly positive review.
Franco then appeared in 127 Hours, directed by Danny Boyle that gives him nomination for an Academy Award, Golden Globe and SAG award, as well as winning an Independent Spirit Award.In May 2010 Franco was appeared at Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and before that he also appeared at The Letter. He also made a debut in Broadway stage in March 2013. He also made a debut for the director and co producer for the film The Disaster Artist.
James Franco Controversies
James Franco made a controversies when a lot of his semi nude selfie was posted on Instagram. He also rumored to be gay but latter denied it.Beside that Franco also named as Sexiest Man Living in 2009 by Salon.com.
James Franco Dating
From 1999 to 2004, James Franco was dated American actress, Marla Sokoloff. Latter from 2006 to 2011, he was dated Anna O’Reilly. In 2012 to 2013, Franco dating Ashley Benson during filming “Spring Breakers” a. Curently, Franco is rumored dating actress Kristen Stewart and Emilia Clarke both in 2013.
James Franco Net Worth
As an multitalent actor, James Franco net worth is quite big,. It was revealed by Forbes that James Franco net worth is $20 million.