Rockstar

From Weapon-Wielding Covers to Nonchalent Actor-Led Tours

By: Jennifer Gosnell - Published: Aug 26, 2012
These James Franco innovations revolve around the endlessly busy actor. Franco has been known for his role in Spiderman, 127 hours and the cult hit Freaks and Geeks.

Franco's career has been widely publicized as he has been featured in hit films and given acclaimed performances. He has been honored with co-hosting the Oscars for the 83rd Academy Awards alongside Anne Hathaway.

Throughout his acting career, Franco has been constantly learning at Columbia university and has managed to balance both school and career. He currently teaches at the esteemed university -- a class on poetry and film. As an academic and a true original, Franco has channeled old movie stars with an interesting modernity that has allowed him to stay relevant regardless of his role or film.