Dave Franco Wiki: 5 Facts To Know About Alison Brie's Husband

Dave Franco is an American actor and recently became husband to actress, model and producer Alison Brie. Learn all you need to know about him right here.

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Dave Franco Wiki: 5 Facts To Know About Alison Brie's Husband

Dave Franco: Biography of Alison Brie's Husband

Dave Franco was born on June 12, 1985 in Palo Alto, California. He is the youngest son of Betsy Lou and Douglas Eugene Franco. His mother is a poet, author, and editor. His father ran a Silicon Valley business. His parents met when they were both students at Stanford University. Dave Franco is of Portuguese and Swedish descent on his father's side and of Russian Jewish descent on his mother's side. Dave Franco is proud of his Jewish heritage. His maternal grandmother was an active member in the National Council of Jewish Women. Dave Franco is the brother of fellow actor James Franco. He has another older brother named Tom. Dave Franco's paternal grandmother, Marjorie Franco, is a published author of young adult books. His grandmother on his mother's side, Mitzie Verne, was the owner of the Verne Art Gallery, which is well-known and prominent art gallery in Cleveland, Ohio. Dave Franco went to college at the University of Southern California. He originally had dreams of becoming a high-school teacher of creative writing before beginning his career in acting. The manager of his famous older brother James Franco, introduced him to acting as well by taking him to a theater class when he was a sophomore in high school. Dave Franco is best known for his work in The Disaster Artist, Neighbors, Now You See Me and Now You See Me 2. He just recently married the actress Alison Brie, who is well known for her work on GLOW, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe award, and for her role on the popular television series Mad Men.

Dave Franco: Filmology

Dave Franco first made his acting debut in 2006 on the drama television series 7th Heaven. Around the same time, he also appeared in other television shows like Do Not Disturb and Young Justice. In August of 2009, Dave Franco was cast as a regular for the ninth season of the popular sitcom Scrubs, where he held the role of Cole Aaronson, a medical student whose family paid a large sum of money to Sacred Heart Hospital to get him the internship there. Dave Franco's performance was so well received, that he went on to appear in all thirteen episodes of the ninth season of Scrubs. In August of 2011, Dave Franco starred in the 3D horror comedy film Fright Night alongside actor Colin Farrell and actress Toni Collette. Then, in March 2012, Dave Franco held a leading role in the action comedy film 21 Jump Street as Eric, a film was based on the 1987 television series of the same name. In 2013, Dave Franco co-starred in the zombie romance film Warm Bodies, as character Perry Kelvin. In the same year, Dave Franco also appeared in the crime thriller movie Now You See Me. Dave Franco had a big year in 2014, holding roles in the Seth Rogen comedy Neighbors and a cameo appearance in 22 Jump Street. In 2015, he co-starred with Vince Vaughn and Tom Wilkinson in the comedy film Unfinished Business. In 2016, Dave Franco was featured in the sequel to Neighbors, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising as well as the sequel to Now You See Me, entitled Now You See Me 2, as the character of Jack Wilder. Dave Franco's most recent work in 2017 was in the comedy The Little Hours, and the well acclaimed biographical comedy drama, The Disaster Artist.

Dave Franco: More Facts To Know

Here are some fun facts to know about the actor and Alison Brie's husband Dave Franco: Dave Franco is a Gemini. In 2011, MTV Networks' NextMovie.com named Dave Franco one of its "Breakout Stars to Watch For". In April 2012, Shalom Life ranked Dave and his brother James number 2 on its list of "the 50 most talented, intelligent, funny, and gorgeous Jewish men in the world". The Disaster Artist, in which Dave Franco appeared was directed by his brother, James Franco. Dave Franco and Alison Brie were married in a private ceremony in March of 2017. Alison Brie has stated that her role in the popular Netflix Series GLOW has benefited her marriage because it gave her a sense of confidence and more positive body image. Alison was recently nominated for a Golden Globe award for her performance in the series. Dave Franco and Alison Brie first met in 2011 at Mardi Gras in New Orleans. The couple dated for five years before finally tying the knot. Before becoming Alison Brie's husband, Dave Franco dated actress Dianna Agron. The net worth of Dave Franco is reported to be $10 million. His new wife, Alison Brie also has a net worth of about $10 million.

Dave Franco: In Conclusion

Dave Franco is certainly a young actor on the rise. With a successful career underway and a beautiful new wife by his side, it seems like there is nothing Dave Franco could wish for. We wish him happiness and success and can't wait to see what more he has in store for us in the coming years.