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Dave Franco was born in Palo Alto, California. His mother, Betsy Franco, is Jewish, and his father, Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, was of Portuguese and Swedish descent, and ran a Silicon Valley business. He has two older brothers, actor James Franco and Tom. Dave made his first television appearance at the age of 21, in 2006, in an episode of 7th ... See full bio »

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 2016 Nerve (post-production)
 2016 Zeroville (completed)
Montgomery Clift
 2015 Other Space (TV Series)
Chad Sampson
- Getting to Know You (2015) ... Chad Sampson (uncredited)
- Into the Great Beyond... Beyond (2015) ... Chad Sampson
 2014 22 Jump Street
Eric Molson (uncredited)
 2014/I Neighbors
 2014 The Lego Movie
Wally (voice)
 2011-2012 Young Justice (TV Series)
Edward Nigma / The Riddler
- Usual Suspects (2012) ... Edward Nigma / The Riddler (voice)
- Terrors (2011) ... Edward Nigma / The Riddler (voice)
 2012 Would You (Short)
 2011 Bad Meat
 2011 The Broken Tower
Young Hart (uncredited)
 2010 Catblock (The Ultimate Co%kblock) (Video short)
 2010 Greenberg
Rich - Sara's Party
 2009 A Fuchsia Elephant (Short)
 2009 The Shortcut
 2008 Greek (TV Series)
- Hell Week (2008) ... Gonzo
- Let's Make a Deal (2008) ... Gonzo
- Brothers & Sisters (2008) ... Gonzo
 2008/I Milk
Telephone Tree
 2008 Do Not Disturb (TV Series)
- Pilot (2008) ... Gus
- Satisfaction (2008) ... Gus
- Dosing (2008) ... Gus
- Birdcage (2008) ... Gus
- Work Sex (2008) ... Gus
 2007 After Sex
 2006 Frat Bros. (Short)
 2006 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Benjamin Bainsworth
- Highway to Cell (2006) ... Benjamin Bainsworth
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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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[observation, age 27, on playing teenage roles] Everyone always says, especially in the business, it's great to look a lot younger than you are for longevity's sake. But sometimes I just want to look my damn age and play a character my age. I don't want to play high school again. See more »


Both Dave and his brother, James Franco, have played famous comic book characters from opposing companies. James played "Harry Osborn", best friend of Marvel Comics' "Peter Parker/Spider-man" and son of his arch nemesis, "The Green Goblin", in Sam Raimi's film trilogy. Dave voiced "Edward Nygma/The Riddler", iconic nemesis of DC Comics' "Batman", in the series, Young Justice: Legacy (2013). See more »


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Is he really only 1.70m? zomgitserynn
Doesn't look like James... tricdoll86
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reminds me of james franco...A LOT. lovesick_melody
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