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James Edward Franco
Port Charles Presence
At A Glance
Best known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks, James Franco was born in Palo Alto, California on April 19, 1978. Growing up with his two younger brothers, James graduated from Palo Alto high school in 1996 and went on to attend UCLA, majoring in English. To overcome his shyness, he got into acting while studying there, which, much to his parents' dismay, he left after only one year. After fifteen months of intensive study at Robert Carnegie's Playhouse West, James began actively pursuing his dream of finding work as an actor in Hollywood.
Acting Portfolio
TELEVISION
General Hospital
Franco Frank
November 20, 2009 to January 11, 2010; February 2, 2010; June 30, 2010 to August 2, 2010; February 25, 2011 to February 28, 2001; March 25, 2011; September 21, 2011 to January 13, 2012

NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service
Seal Team Leader
2009

Saturday Night Live
Himself
2009

James Dean
James Dean/Narrator
2001

Freaks and Geeks
Daniel Desario
2000

At Any Cost
Mike
2000

Profiler
Stevie
1999

To Serve and Protect
Matt Carr
1999

Pacific Blue
Brian
1997
Acting Portfolio
FILM
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Will Rodman
2011

Date Night
Taste
2010

Howl
Allen Ginsberg
2010

William Vincent
William Vincent
2010

The Feast of Stephen
Writer/Director
2009

Erased James Franco
2009

Herbert White
Writer/Director
2009

Milk
Scott Smith
2008

Nights in Rodanthe
Mark Flanner
2008

Pineapple Express
Saul Silver
2008

In the Valley of Elah
Sgt. Dan Carnelli
2007

Knocked Up
Sol
2007

Good Time Max
Max
2007

Spider-Man 3
New Goblin/Harry Osborn
2007

Camille
Silias
2007

Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee
Dean Silo
2007

Interview
Boyfriend on Phone (voice)
2007

An American Crime
Andy
2007

The Dead Girl
Derek
2006

Grasshopper
Travis
2006

The Wicker Man
Bar Guy #1
2006

Flyboys
Blaine Rawlings
2006

Annapolis
Jake Huard
2006

Tristan + Isolde
Tristan
2006

The Great Raid
Captain Prince
2005

The Ape
Harry Walker and Writer/Director/Executive Producer
2005

Fool's Gold
Brent
2005

Making the Amazing
Himself
2004

Spider-Man 2
Harry Osborn
2004

The Company
Josh
2003

City by the Sea
Joey
2002

Sonny
Sonny
2002

Blind Spot
Danny
2002

Mother Ghost
Skateboarder
2002

You Always Stalk the Ones You Love
2002

The Car Kid
2002

Deuces Wild
Tino
2002

Spider-Man
Harry Osborn
2002

Mean People Suck
Casey
2001

Some Body
Apartment Guy 3
2001

Whatever It Takes
Chris Campbell
2000

If Tomorrow Comes
Devin
2000

Never Been Kissed
Jason
1999
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Palo Alto, California
DATE OF BIRTH: April 19, 1978
HEIGHT: 5'10"
News Archives
News Archive: Golden Globe winner James Franco joining GH. [Oct 5, 2009]
News Archive: Franco makes GH debut this week and people are talking. [Nov 16, 2009]
News Archive: James Franco returning to GH to act, direct. [Jan 11, 2010]
News Archive: ABC confirms James Franco's return to GH. [May 20, 2010]
News Archive: Francophrenia to climax with dramatic on-location shoot. [Jul 19, 2010]
News Archive: Report says Franco returning to GH. [Jul 25, 2011]
News Archive: Franco says he has 'no idea' about GH return. [Jul 30, 2011]
News Archive: Franco will return to GH as announced. [Aug 18, 2011]
News Archive: James Franco's father dies suddenly. [Oct 4, 2011]
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