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

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Neighbors Pete
(2014)
Nerve Ian
(2016)
The Disaster Artist Greg / 'Mark'
(2017)
Now You See Me 2 Jack Wilder
(2016)

Filmography

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  Now You See Me 3 (pre-production)
Jack Wilder
 2022 Day Shift
Seth
 2022 The Afterparty (TV Series)
Xavier
- Maggie (2022) ... Xavier
- Danner (2022) ... Xavier (credit only)
- Zoë (2022) ... Xavier (voice)
- High School (2022) ... Xavier
- Chelsea (2022) ... Xavier
 2021 The Now (TV Mini Series)
Ed Poole
- Not Now (2021) ... Ed Poole
- Bottomings (2021) ... Ed Poole
- It Was Just a Nick (2021) ... Ed Poole
- Sharing Is Caring (2021) ... Ed Poole
- We Gotta Drink Bud (2021) ... Ed Poole
 2019 6 Underground
Six
 2019 Zeroville
Montgomery Clift
 2016-2019 Easy (TV Series)
Jeff
- Low Rolling Boil (2019) ... Jeff (as David Franco)
- Spent Grain (2017) ... Jeff
- Hop Dreams (2016) ... Jeff
- Brewery Brothers (2016) ... Jeff
 2018 Little Big Awesome (TV Series short)
Dave
- Bed Follows/Gotta Get a Gimmick (2018) ... Dave (voice)
 2018 6 Balloons
Seth
 2017 The Lego Ninjago Movie
Lloyd (voice)
 2017 The Disaster Artist
Greg / 'Mark'
 2017 The Little Hours
Massetto
 2016 Summoners War: Team Up (Video short)
 2016 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Alexi Brosefino
- Love And/Or Marriage (2016) ... Alexi Brosefino (voice)
 2016/I Nerve
Ian
 2016 Now You See Me 2
Jack Wilder
 2016 Marvel Avengers Academy (Video Game)
Tony Stark / Iron Man (voice)
 2015 The Madden 16 (TV Mini Series)
Blade Johnson
 2015 Other Space (TV Series)
Chad Sampson
- Getting to Know You (2015) ... Chad Sampson (uncredited)
- Into the Great Beyond... Beyond (2015) ... Chad Sampson (uncredited)
 2015/I Unfinished Business
Mike Pancake
 2014 22 Jump Street
Eric Molson (uncredited)
 2014/I Neighbors
Pete
 2014 The Lego Movie
Wally (voice)
 2013/I Now You See Me
Jack Wilder
 2013 Dream Girl w/Dave Franco & Alison Brie (Video short)
Dave Franco
 2013 Warm Bodies
Perry
 2011-2012 Young Justice (TV Series)
Edward Nygma / The Riddler
- Usual Suspects (2012) ... Edward Nygma / The Riddler (voice)
- Terrors (2011) ... Edward Nygma / The Riddler (voice)
 2012 Would You (Short)
Dave
 2012 21 Jump Street
Eric Molson
 2011 Bad Meat
Tyler
 2011 Go F*ck Yourself with Dave Franco (Short)
Dave Franco
 2011 Cults: Go Outside (Supervideo) (Music Video short)
French film fanatic
 2011 Fright Night
Mark
 2011 The Broken Tower
Young Hart (uncredited)
 2010 Catblock (The Ultimate Co%kblock) (Video short)
 2010 Charlie St. Cloud
Sully
 2009-2010 Scrubs (TV Series)
Cole Aaronson
- Our Thanks (2010) ... Cole Aaronson
- Our Driving Issues (2010) ... Cole Aaronson
- Our Dear Leaders (2010) ... Cole Aaronson
- Our True Lies (2010) ... Cole Aaronson
- Our Stuff Gets Real (2010) ... Cole Aaronson
 2010 Greenberg
Rich - Sara's Party
 2009 Acting with James Franco (Video short)
Dave Franco
 2009 A Fuchsia Elephant (Short)
Michael
 2009 The Shortcut
Mark
 2008-2009 Privileged (TV Series)
Zachary
- All About a Brand New You! (2009) ... Zachary
- All About Confessions (2009) ... Zachary
- All About the Big Picture (2009) ... Zachary
- All About Tough Love (2009) ... Zachary
- All About the Ripple Effect (2008) ... Zachary
 2008 Greek (TV Series)
Gonzo
- Hell Week (2008) ... Gonzo
- Let's Make a Deal (2008) ... Gonzo
- Brothers & Sisters (2008) ... Gonzo
- 47 Hours and 11 Minutes (2008) ... Gonzo
- Move On. Cartwrights (2008) ... Gonzo
 2008/I Milk
Telephone Tree
 2008 Do Not Disturb (TV Series)
Gus
- Pilot (2008) ... Gus
- Satisfaction (2008) ... Gus
- Dosing (2008) ... Gus
- Birdcage (2008) ... Gus
- Work Sex (2008) ... Gus
 2007 Superbad
Greg the Soccer Player
 2007 After Sex
Sam
 2006 Frat Bros. (Short)
A.J.
 2006 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Benjamin Bainsworth
- Highway to Cell (2006) ... Benjamin Bainsworth
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

David Franco

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Alison Brie

Children:

None

Parents:

Betsy Franco | Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco

Relatives:

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I can't say I was like a die-hard zombie fan, but I've definitely seen a few different zombie movies and TV shows. See more »

Trivia:

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). Dave more recently ... See more »

Trademark:

Often plays characters much younger than himself See more »

Nickname:

Davy

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