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Tom Franco

Tom Franco
Occupation Artist
Years active 1990-present
Relatives James Franco (brother)
Dave Franco (brother)

Tom Franco is an American actor[1] and an artist and founder of the Firehouse Art Collective in Berkeley, CA.[2] Tom Franco is the brother of actors James Franco and Dave Franco.[3]

Contents

  • Life and career 1
    • Career 1.1
  • References 2
  • External links 3

Life and career

Tom Franco's mother, Betsy Lou (née Verne), is a writer and occasional actress, and his father, Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco (d. 2011), ran a Silicon Valley business.[4][5] Franco's father was of Portuguese (Madeiran) and Swedish descent.[6] Tom Franco is the middle child of three. His older brother is actor, director, writer, and artist James Franco and his younger brother is actor Dave Franco.

Career

Tom Franco started acting in comedy horror film Basket Case 2 (1990), later Tom Franco appeared in A Peace of History (2005), The Devil Wears a Toupee (2007). Also, Tom Franco is the founder and co-director of Berkeley’s Firehouse Art Collective. He shares directorship with his wife Julia Lazar Franco who died from hepatitis C and kidney trouble in 2013.[7]

References

  1. ^ "Meet Tom Franco: The Franco brother you (probably) never knew about".  
  2. ^ "Alumnus Tom Franco brings his collaborative art culture to UC Santa Cruz".  
  3. ^ "My Day With the Franco Brothers".  
  4. ^ Natalie Finn (October 4, 2011). "James Franco's Father Dies at 63". E! Online. Retrieved March 25, 2012. 
  5. ^ Marquis Who's Who, Inc (1991). Who's who of emerging leaders in America. Marquis Who's Who.  
  6. ^ "James Franco" Inside the Actors Studio December 7, 2010
  7. ^ "Tom Franco : Renaissance man sparks life into the East Bay art scene.". Diablo Magazine. Retrieved 22 September 2015. 

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