James Franco
#2976 Overall Influence

James Franco

American actor, writer, producer, director, and teacher

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James Edward Franco is an American actor, director, comedian, producer, academic, painter and writer. For his role in 127 Hours , he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. Franco is known for his roles in live-action films, such as Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy ; Milk ; Pineapple Express ; Eat, Pray, Love ; Rise of the Planet of the Apes ; Spring Breakers ; Oz the Great and Powerful ; This Is the End ; and The Disaster Artist , for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. He is known for his collaborations with fellow actor Seth Rogen, having appeared in eight films and one television series with him.

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Schools

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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Rhode Island School of Design
Rhode Island School of Design

Private art and design college in Providence, Rhode Island

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Brooklyn College
Brooklyn College

Senior college of the City University of New York, located in Brooklyn

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Yale University
Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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California Institute of the Arts
California Institute of the Arts

University located in Valencia, in Los Angeles County, California

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New York University
New York University

Private research university in New York City

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University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles

Public research university in Los Angeles, California, United States

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#203 World Rank #80 USA Rank
Education
#2763 World Rank #555 USA Rank
Literature