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James Franco

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19, 1978
Palo Alto, CA
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19, 1978 (age 41)
Palo Alto, CA


Actor, filmmaker, author, and professor who won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role in Pineapple Express. His roles in the Spider-Man trilogy and Oz the Great and Powerful brought him additional fame. 

Before Fame

He was arrested as a teenager for underage drinking and graffiti, and was placed under the responsibility of a legal guardian. After dropping out of UCLA, he took acting lessons at the Playhouse West and worked at McDonald's.  


He developed a love for painting while attending the California State Summer School for the Arts. He later taught screenwriting at UCLA. 

Family Life

He dated actress Amanda Seyfried in June 2012 after filming Lovelace with her. His mother Betsy Lou is an actress and writer, and his father Douglas is a Silicon Valley businessman. He has two brothers named Dave and Tom. He began dating Isabel Pakzad in 2017.

Associated With

He starred in the hit film Pineapple Express with Seth Rogen.