Facts about James Franco

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James Franco is a famous Actor from USA, he is 41 years old and still alive, born April 19, 1978.

Our collection contains 18 quotes who is written / told by James.

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Famous quotes by James Franco (18)


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"The first piece of art that I ever bought-when I could afford it-was a Warhol sketch from the period when he was just getting out of doing commercial work and more into art. It's a sketch of a young guy's face. I guess the gallery that I bought it from thought I would like it because the young guy kind of looked like James Dean"
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"If the work is good, what does it matter? I'm doing it because I love it. Why not do as many things I love as I can? As long as the work is good"
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"The new critique you're gonna start hearing about James Franco, is 'He's spreading himself too thin.'"
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"It's hard when you're doing a film based on a true story to really figure out what all those relationships were"
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"I become kind of obsessive about research"
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"I am not going to be the guy who's not pulling his weight"
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"Did you ever see Cheech and Chong's Up in Smoke? That's what happens if you really smoke weed and make a movie. You get two guys and no plot and it's basically like, 'Yeah! Let's drive a van made of weed!' And that's pretty much the movie"
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"When I research a role it does get a little crazy and maybe even a little stupid"
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"I don't even like to sleep - I feel as if there's too much to do"
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"But I don't want to die! I have so much to do!"
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"A lot of the people in San Francisco think of themselves as healers - not just as people delivering this base service, but giving their clients spiritual help. It's almost like being an actor, playing a different part for each trick"
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"When I was a child, I wanted to be an actor, but I had really bad buckteeth. I didn't want to get braces, but my mom said I couldn't be an actor if I didn't get the braces. So, I got the braces"
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"Acting is an art form and you want to take roles that are challenged and it's more of a challenge I think to play dark characters. Not that I want to always play those, but it is a challenge and challenges are rewarding and fun"
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"When we were doing 'Freaks and Geeks', I didn't quite understand how movies and TV worked, and I would improvise even if the camera wasn't on me. I thought I was helping the other actors by keeping them on their toes, but nobody appreciated it when I would trip them up. So I was improvising a little bit back then, but not in a productive way"
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"I needed an outlet in high school and came across painting. I've actually been painting longer than I've been acting. A movie is a collaborative effort, and with painting you just have yourself"
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"My name is James Edward Franco. Ted is a nickname for Edward. That's what my parents called me. I also got 'Teddy Ruxpin' a lot. It just got to a point where I got sick of it, so when a teacher called out 'James Franco' my junior year of high school, I didn't correct her"
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"I worked the drive-through at McDonald's and tried out different accents - Italian, Russian, Irish"
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"I was kind of scared of failing at acting"


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