- Faith: Judaism
- Career: Actor
- Birthday: April 19, 1978
- Accomplishments: Golden Globe Winner, Critics Choice Movie Awards
- Fun Faith Fact!:
Franco likes "the idea of religion as a source of community."
James Franco is a prominent actor that has received over 112 award nominations. His first prominent acting role was the lead character Daniel Desario on the short-lived cult hit television program Freaks and Geeks. He later played the title character in the TV biographical film James Dean. He is also known for his roles in Spider-Man, Pineapple Express, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Spring Breakers, and Oz the Great and Powerful and other films, as well as TV roles in General Hospital and 11.22.63. In 2014, he made his Broadway debut in Of Mice and Men.