Monday, 16 February 2009

James Franco

James Franco is an actor hailing from California. After having a bit part in the 1999 film Never Been Kissed (starring Drew Barrymore), James was cast in the critically acclaimed, but short-lived NBC show, Freaks and Geeks.

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Soon after, James appeared in the TNT movie about James Dean, in which Franco played the famous actor. James not only fit the part physically (as he bears a remarkable resemblence to James Dean); he was nominated for an Emmy award, and won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of the late actor. James next starred as Harry Osborn, in the 2002 hit Spider-man. Following Spider-man, James played Robert DeNiro's son in City by the Sea.

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James reprised the role of Harry Osborn in 2004, in Spider-Man 2. In 2005, James made his directorial debut with the film, The Ape. He's also starred in several military films, such as The Great Raid, Annapolis, andFlyboys.

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He's also appeared in the period drama, Tristan and Isolde. James returned as Harry Osborn in Spider-Man 3 in May 2007. James next role is The Pineapple Express, where he reunites with one of his co-stars from Freaks and Geeks, Seth Rogen.

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