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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

Profession: Actor, Director, Writer

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T.R. Knight, Sarah Gadon, James Franco,<em> 11.22.63</em>

VIDEO: 11.22.63 Star T.R. Knight Breaks Down That Shocking Death

[Warning: This article contains major spoilers about Episode 5 of 11.22.63. Read at your own risk!] Johnny Clayton (T.R. Knight) finally got what was coming to him on this week's episode of Hulu's 11.22.63 - or did he? According to Knight, the charac… Read more

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EXCLUSIVE: James Franco Calls Selena Gomez His 'Secret Weapon' After 'Maternal' Role in New Drama
01:26 — Franco opened up to ET's Deidre Behar while promoting his new period drama 'In Dubious Battle,' which is in theaters and on VOD Feb. 17.
James Franco Calls Selena Gomez His 'Secret Weapon' After 'Maternal' Role in New Drama
01:25 — Franco opened up to ET's Deidre Behar while promoting his new period drama 'In Dubious Battle,' which is in theaters and on VOD Feb. 17.
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Watch a preview for High School Lover starring Paulina Singer, Fran├žois Arnaud, and James Franco. Premieres Friday at 8/7c on LMN.
EXCLUSIVE: James Franco Plans a Revolution in Gritty 'In Dubious Battle' Clip
01:01 — Franco directs Nat Wolff and Selena Gomez in the John Steinbeck adaptation.

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Wed Feb 22 4:40am
Flyboys SHO

The story of America's first fighter pilots, who joined France's Lafayette Escadrille before the U.S. became involved in World War I.

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Wed Feb 22 11:31pm
Comedy Central 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.

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Fri Feb 24 1:20am
The Great Raid HBO2

Although it fizzles at first, this true story of a 1945 mission to free Allied POWs in the Philippines during World War II sizzles once the daring rescue gets under way. Benjamin Bratt, James Franco. Directed by John Dahl. Based on the books "Ghost Soldier (more…)

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  • Birth Name: James Edward Franco
  • Birth Place: Palo Alto, CA
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Writer

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