"Palo Alto", short story collection published.
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James Edward Franco
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[on using the videos trapped hiker Aron Ralston
had made, in order to portray him in 127 Hours
(2010)] He's not an actor giving a Shakespeare death soliloquy. He didn't want to lose himself because that would make it harder for his mother to watch. I knew that if I captured that, somehow, it would feel very authentic and powerful.
Franco volunteers at the charity Art of Elysium in Los Angeles, helping kids with serious medical conditions. In January 2011, he was honoured for his work at the hospital, receiving the Spirit of Elysium accolade.
Tends to play characters with a troubled past or life