James Franco

James Franco

James Edward Franco (Palo Alto, 19 de abril de 1978) es un actor, guionista, director, productor, modelo, escritor, músico y pintor estadounidense.
Inició su carrera interpretativa a finales de la década de 1990, con apariciones en series televisivas como Freaks and Geeks y en películas de adolescentes. En 2001 interpretó el papel de James Dean en la película homónima, actuación que fue premiada con un Globo de Oro al mejor actor de miniserie o telefilme. Alcanzó la fama internacional por su papel de Harry Osborn en la primera trilogía de Spider-Man. A partir de entonces, sus participaciones en películas han sido muy variadas, incluyendo el filme de guerra The Great Raid (2005), el drama romántico Tristán e Isolda, y la película dramática Annapolis (2006) dirigida por Justin Lin, entre otras. En 2008 interpretó a Saul Silver en la comedia Pineapple Express, película que le mereció una nominación a los Premios Globo de Oro en la categoría al mejor actor de comedia o musical. Ese mismo año tuvo un rol importante en la película biográfica Milk, donde interpretó a la pareja del político y activista gay Harvey Milk. En 2011 fue nominado a los Premios Óscar por su papel de actor principal en la película 127 horas.

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  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1978-04-19
  • Lugar de nacimiento: Palo Alto - California - USA

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James Edward Franco (born April 19, 1978) is an American actor, film director, screenwriter, film producer, author, painter, and performance artist. He left college in order to pursue acting and started off his career by making guest appearances on television series in the 1990s. Franco landed a lead part on the short-lived cult hit television program Freaks and Geeks and later achieved recognition for playing the titular character in the TV biopic James Dean (2001), for which he was awarded a Golden Globe Award. He achieved international fame with his portrayals of Harry Osborn in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy. Franco has been acclaimed for both dramatic and comedic work in projects and has appeared in an eclectic range of projects since the 2000s. Ranging from period to contemporary pieces, and from major Hollywood productions to less publicized indie films, as well as fantasy movies to biopics and soap operas. Other notable films include Pineapple Express, a stoner comedy that earned him his second Golden Globes nomination, the Harvey Milk-biopic Milk (both 2008) as well as Danny Boyle's 2010 movie 127 Hours, about real-life mountain climber Aron Ralston's struggle to free his hand from a boulder. His performance in 127 Hours earned him nominations for many high-profile awards, including the Academy Awards, Golden Globe and SAG Awards. Franco has hosted the skit comedy Saturday Night Live twice as well as the 83rd Academy Awards with Anne Hathaway. He volunteers for the Art of Elysium charity and is in a relationship with actress Ahna O'Reilly. Description above from the Wikipedia article James Franco, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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