James Franco puts his 1923 Spanish-style villa on the market for $3,695,000
In June 2008, at age 30, Franco graduated from UCLA, where he studied English literature. Next, he will head to
“I am going back to school because I love being around people who are interested in what I’m interested in,” Franco told nydailynews.com. “That is the best way to learn.” (Amy Sussman / Getty Images)
I needed an outlet in high school and came across painting, Franco told lindzi.com. I went to a private painting school more than I went to high school. It provided me with a safe place to go. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
A trip to James Francos IMDB page may surprise you. Not only has he acted in more than 40 projects, but he has also written, directed and produced. (Nina Prommer / EPA)
He may be a mega-star, but James Franco is still refreshingly candid in interviews.
When asked which of the
Actor James Franco has listed his Sunset Strip-area compound for $3,695,000.
The Spanish-style villa, built in 1923, has three bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in 4,000 square feet. There are vaulted and beamed ceilings, city views, an open floor plan and a master bedroom suite with a 19th century marble bathtub. The walled and gated property includes a swimming pool, patios, a lawn and a guest casita.Franco, 31, starred in “Pineapple Express” (2008) and as Harry Osborn -- the New Green Goblin -- in the “Spider-Man” movies (2002, 2004 and 2007). He got his break when he landed a leading role in the TV comedy “Freaks and Geeks” (1999-2000). Franco will play Allen Ginsberg in the 2010 film “Howl.”
The property was purchased in 2006 for $2,325,000, according to public records.
Deedee Howard of Prudential California Realty, Beverly Hills, is the listing agent, the Multiple Listing Service shows.