Young James Franco pictures show one of attractive few named Sexiest Men Alive in his earlier years, including as a baby and in high school, before all of the fame and fortune, not to mention Oscar Award nomination. As an actor, filmmaker and occasional teacher, Franco has become a household name for his film and television work both in the serious and comedic genres. Needless to say, he's also not bad on the eyes.
After receiving training in acting for fifteen months, Franco's first job as an actor was for a series of Pizza Hut commercials. Franco’s first major role was in the cult hit television show Freaks and Geeks. He went on to win a Golden Globe Award for his role in the television biographical film James Dean in 2001.
Some of his other best-known roles have been in box office hits like Rise of the Planets of the Apes, the Spider-man trilogy, Oz the Great and Powerful, Flyboys, Pineapple Express and 127 Hours. Franco has used his success to empower other hopeful actors and actresses by teaching courses in screenwriting and short film production at the University of Southern California and the University of California, Los Angeles. He is also a volunteer for the Art of Elysium charity.After reading this, you might ask, 'what doesn't James Franco do?' As of right now, he's at the top of his game in Hollywood and looking beautiful doing so. But from every superstar comes some modest beginnings and these photos of a young James Franco show just that.