James Franco Celebrity Watchlist

Photos  |  Credits  |  Biography  |  Video Clips

Nuance meets brooding intensity in the form of Franco, who was the inspired choice to play a handsome loner in the 1999-2000 cult dramedy Freaks and Geeks. Although the series lacked longevity, the actor stuck around, further crystallizing his appeal in th… (more)

Birth Name: James Edward Franco

Birth Place: Palo Alto, CA

Birthday: April 19, 1978, Aries

Profession: Actor, Director, Writer

User Rating:4.52 out of 5 (326 ratings)

Your Rating:

Latest GalleriesSee all »

Stars Who've Shaved Their Heads

See the celebs who have buzzed off their locks for their career

Stars Who Went to Ivy League Schools

See all the celebs who attended some of the country's most prestigious schools

Watch See all »

Mon Mar 30 7:10pm
Annapolis STARZ

Predictable yarn about a working-class man (James Franco) who is accepted to the U.S. Naval Academy and trains for its annual boxing match. Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, Donnie Wahlberg. Directed by Justin Lin.

Tue Mar 31 11:20am
Annapolis STARZ

Predictable yarn about a working-class man (James Franco) who is accepted to the U.S. Naval Academy and trains for its annual boxing match. Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, Donnie Wahlberg. Directed by Justin Lin.

Mon Apr 6 12:19am
Roast of James Franco COMEDY

Seth Rogen hosts a salute to actor James Franco. Roasters include Bill Hader, Jonah Hill, Nick Kroll, Natasha Leggero, Jeff Ross and Sarah Silverman.