The American actor and filmmaker, James Franco was born on April 19, 1978. After realizing that acting was his real passion, James dropped-out of the university in order to pursue a acting career despite his parents’ disagreement to this choice. His debut came with a television commercial after which he landed a few TV series roles but received his big-break in 1999 with short-lived series “Freaks and Geeks”. Although after that, Franco turned his major attention towards films but still has made appearances in several TV shows till now such as General Hospital, Hollywood Height and The Mindy Project. While the big-screen debut of him came in 1999 with Never Been Kissed and since then, James Franco has gone on to star in a large number of movies so far including Spider-Man trilogy, James Dean, Spring Breakers, The Interview, Rise of the Planet of the Apes and 127 Hours. Along with acting, he has also directed and produced a number of films too. In addition to this, the actor also teaches about filmmaking and production at various educational institutes. As for his personal life, James Franco has remained in several relationships till now including with Marla Sokoloff, Ahna O’Reilly, Agyness Deyn, Ashley Benson and Kelly Baugher.
James Franco Personal Details:
- Complete Name: James Edward Franco
- Nicknames: Ted, Teddy
- Date of Birth: April 19, 1978
- Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, U.S.
- Occupation: Actor
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- Eye Color: Brown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
James Franco Family Details:
- Father: Douglas Eugene Franco
- Mother: Betsy Lou Franco
- Siblings: Dave Franco, Tom Franco
- Spouse: Unmarried
- Children: None
James Franco Career Highlights:
- First Film as Director: The Broken Tower (2011)
- First Film as Actor: Never Been Kissed (1999)
- First TV Show: Pacific Blue (1997)
James Franco Body Measurements:
Listed below are the complete actor James Franco body measurements including his height, weight, chest, waist, biceps and shoe size details.
- Height: 5′ 11″ (180 cm)
- Weight: 76 kg (168 pounds)
- Shoe Size: 10 (US)
- Chest Size: 42 inches
- Waist Size: 32 inches
- Arms / Biceps Size: 14 inches
James Franco Interesting Facts:
- James is the older brother of actors Tom and Dave Franco.
- He was originally considered for the lead role in 2002 film Spider-Man but was then casted as Tobey Maguire’s (Spider-Man) friend Harry Osborn.
- In order to pursue his dream of becoming a successful actor, James quit studies despite of his parents disagreement to this decision.