James Franco, along with Anne Hathaway, will host the 83rd Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 27. This is the first time the 32-year-old actor will host the awards show. Along with hosting, the Palo Alto native is also nominated for Best Actor for his role as Aron Ralston in 127 Hours. James Franco kickstarted his career in the late 1990s appearing on the short-lived television series Freaks and Geeks. From there he's played a number of roles in films such as Pineapple Express, Milk, Eat, Pray, Love, and Knocked Up. He's also appeared in a number of television series including General Hospital and 30 Rock. Here is a list of ten lesser known facts about James Franco's life and career.

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