This biography profiles that life and work of actor James Franco. Franco got his acting start on the cult, television show Freeks and Geeks and became a Hollywood A-lister when he was cast opposite Tobey McGuire as Spidey's best friend in Spiderman. Yet Franco found himself in the unusual position of not enjoying his status as an A-list actor. Looking around for something more brought him back to college, where he found deep satisfaction and inspiration. In addition to being an actor and a student, he has sought to become a director, an independent filmmaker, a writer, a photographer, and a conceptual artist.
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- Offering insight into the lives of people who have made an impact in the modern era, People in the News volumes are sure to be of interest to students researching current topics and popular culture.
- Through quotations from the individual profiled as well as from friends, supporters, and critics, readers learn how these men and women view themselves as well as how other regard them.
- Each book in this series includes sidebars, photographs, annotated bibliographies, timelines, and comprehensive indexes.