: Announced he will soon play the role of George in a Broadway revival of the classic John Steinbeck tragedy "Of Mice and Men".
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James Edward Franco
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
(2011, on his earliest jobs) When I was 13 or 14 my dad got me a job working the counter at a coffee shop. It sucked. I read books when the place was empty and got let go when the assistant manager told the boss he'd found $2 in one of the aprons and said I was trying to steal. It turns out he had taken, like, $10,000. Later, when I wanted a car and my parents said they'd match whatever I could ...
Franco told interviewer Terry Gross
that when he was in junior high school, he was arrested for shoplifting cologne from a department store and reselling it with his friends at the school. He noted to Gross the irony that, in 2008, he shot an advertising campaign in which he became the face of Gucci cologne.
Often plays real life characters