James Edward Franco has been in the industry for a while, and it is his charm that continues to keep him relevant. He grew up as an actor and first gained recognition on Freaks & Geeks with his lead role there before he was cast in James Dean where he played Harry Osborn opposite Spider-Man's Tobey Maguire (played by Tom Holland).
James Edward "Jimmy" Franco (April 19th, 1978) in American film director, producer, screenwriter, author of twelve books; two novels—"Palo Alto Stories", based on short stories written during the time at Stanford University—and one book of poetry "Directing Herbert White". Raised in New York City suburb Palo Alto California following high school graduation from UCLA, James Franco took his first step toward fame through his work on the TV show Freaks and Geeks. James was nominated two times for Golden Globe Awards, one time in 2006 for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy (Spider-Man) and another nomination in 2008 for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy (Milk). James Franco was born James Edward "Jimmy" Franco on April 19th, 1978 in Palo Alto California. He is the son of Doug II James and Betsy Lou Hailey. James attended Palo Alto High School with every intention of pursuing a career in baseball; a sport that he played throughout his primary school years both at the high school and in the summer league. James was also a member of his high school's football team but he eventually dropped it because he wanted to focus on his acting career. James Franco's first role as an actor came after graduating from Palo Alto High School where James Franco landed the lead role of Daniel Desario, despite being only 17 years old. James Franco took his first step toward fame through his work on the TV show Freaks and Geeks. In James' family, all the James Franco's male heirs have either been very focused on their careers or just general trouble makers James was no exception as he came from a long line of actors; James' grandfather was actor Douglas James "Doug" James, James' father named Doug James II is an actor/writer James Franco's uncle is also a TV and movie director James Franco's uncle Dave James is an actor.
The next step that James took was landing the lead role of Harry Osborn in 2002 hit Spider-Man where he played opposite Tobey Maguire (played by Tom Holland). James was the first one to portray Jameson in a movie before this Deadpool (played by Ryan Reynolds) James James James Franco also played the main role in the 2015 film The Interview. James Franco had been nominated twice for Golden Globe Awards (first time in 2006 for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for Spider-Man and another nomination in 2008 for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for Milk). James James Franco is also famous for his college films, James James James James Franco directed and wrote the "Tristan + Isolde" where he was not only playing the lead role of Tristan but James James James James Franco also worked as the producer on that movie.
On October 5th 2014 James released his first book Actors Anonymous: A Novel which received favorable reviews. The second novel published by James Franco was published in 2012 this time it wasn't one of his own books (but still written by him) but instead, he translated the work of another author, José Giovanni's New Tales of Old Rome. James Franco's second poetry book Palo Alto was published in 2007. James James Franco's first poetry anthology "Directing Herbert White" has been published already in 1995 and one more work of James James Franco is a collection of short stories published under the title James Franco, John Merriman (ed.) Palo Alto Stories. All James' books are focused on his hometown where James spent the first 17 years of his life. In addition to all this, James James Franco also likes to take care of animals; he founded an acting school that raises money for abused pets, there is an annual event titled Freaks and Geeks: A Celebration of Music from the TV Show, which takes place in Hollywood every year. The last part of James' creative career comes from James James James James Franco's love for movies. James James Franco is starring in a movie adaptation of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, based on the book by John Steinbeck James James Franco plays the lead role of George Milton.
James' first step toward fame came after graduating from Palo Alto High School where James Franco landed the leading role of Daniel Desario in Freaks and Geeks: The TV Show, despite being only 17 years old. After playing his part as an actor in this TV series he went on to play main roles in such films as "Spider-Man", "Tristan + Isolde" among others. These days James has made himself quite a name not only as an actor but also as a director, producer and writer. James James James James Franco is an author as well; he has published 3 books so far: Actors Anonymous: A Novel (2014), Palo Alto (2007), and his first poetry book Directing Herbert White (1995).
James Franco's personal life is filled with ups and downs. James James Franco had a long relationship with actress Ahna O'Reilly but in 2011 James James Franco was forced to end the relationship when it became public that James James Franco was involved in his girlfriend Emma Roberts which made him break up with Ahna O'Reilly who attended the premiere of Freaks and Geeks: The TV Show (James being just 19 years old at that time) even though they were not in any kind of relationship James James Franco started dating Emma Roberts soon after that. James Franco's first relationship was with actress Marla Sokoloff (1998 - 2000). James James Franco's next relationship was with actress and model Ahna O'Reilly (2001 - 2011) they have one child together, a son named Dave Franco who made his adult film debut in the 2012 comedy movie This Is the End. James James Franco dated actress Ashley Benson from January to October 2013.