Occupation:Activist, Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
Hometown:Palo Alto, CA
Birthday:April 19, 1978
James Franco is an American actor and filmmaker from the Bay Area. Franco’s mother acted occasionally and he himself acted in various theater productions in high school. In 1999 he had his break with his television debut playing a lead role in the series Freaks and Geeks. His film debut was in Never Been Kissed. He then reached worldwide fame acting in the film Spider-Man in 2002. Franco has been awarded multiple times with awards including: 2 Independent Spirit Awards, 1 Golden Globe Award, 5 Festival Awards, and 16 Critics Awards.