Dave Franco Height, Age, Family, Wife, Biography, Movies, TV & Facts

An American who wanted to be a creative-writing teacher but ended up as a successful actor! You’ll get to know here about Dave Franco Height, Age, Wife, and many more interesting facts about him.

Family Background of Franco:

Dave Franco is an American actor born in California on June 12, 1985. His father, Dough Franco, was a Silicon Valley-based businessman. He was of Portuguese-Swedish descent who died in 2011 at 63.

Dave Franco’s mother

His Jewish mother, Betsy Franco, is an actress and writer. She is currently in a relationship with Lou Marincovich, a Paleontologist.

He has two siblings – Tom and James Franco. James is also an American actor, best known for movies like 127 Hours, Spring Breakers, Spider-Man, and Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

Franco’s brothers

Tom is a Sculptor and has also appeared in a few movies. Apart from that, he is the founder of Firehouse Art Collective (Berkeley).

Early Life:

He completed his education at the University of South California. Franco initially wanted to become a creative-writing teacher before his brother’s manager asked (kind of forced) him to join a theater class.

He didn’t like all those theatrical stuff at first, regarding which he said in an interview that “all these people screaming and crying and hitting each other.” But, he did stick to the theatre and learned the basics of acting from there.

Dave Franco Biography, Height & Age :

Dave Franco’s Profile
Personal Life
Full NameDavid John Franco
Popular asDave Franco
Date of BirthJune 12, 1985
Age39 years 0 months (in June, 2024)
Zodiac/Sun SignGemini
Birth PlacePalo Alto, California, United States
EducationUniversity of South California
Physical Stats
Height5ft 7″
(1.70 m)
(170 cm)
WeightNot known
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorLight Brown
Family & Relationships
MotherBetsy Franco
Dough Franco
Siblings2 brothers (Tom and James)
Marital StatusMarried
WifeAlison Brie
ProfessionActor and Filmmaker
Movie DebutSuperbad (2007)
TV Debut7th Heaven (2006)

Personal Life:

Dave Franco has been married to actress Alison Brie since 2017. Brie is renowned for her roles in Mad Men, Community, No Stranger Than Love, and GLOW.

The couple started dating each other in 2012 after meeting at a party. They got engaged on August 25, 2015. Later, on March 13, 2017, they married at a private ceremony.

Dave Franco with his wife

Dave and Brie do not have any children at present and even have no plans for the future. In an interview with Larry King, the actress once revealed that she doesn’t want to have children.

The Height Dave Franco reached in his Acting Career:

Dave began his acting career in 2006 with the tv show called “7th Heaven,” in which he played the role of Benjamin Bainsworth in one of its episodes.

In 2008, he appeared in multiple television shows, including Do Not Disturb, Greek, and Privileged.

Between 2009 and 2010, he portrayed Cole Aaronson in the American medical comedy show Scrubs. After that, he appeared in two of the episodes of Young Justice.


Later, Dave Franco made a cameo in “Community,” in which his wife, Alison Brie, played the role of Annie Edison.

Thereafter, he played minor roles in television shows like Easy, Other Space, and Little Big Awesome. He will soon be seen in The Now and The Afterparty.

Movies Career:

Franco’s movies debut started with a short film called Frat Bros in the year 2006. The following year, he got his first featured film role in Superbad. Also, he starred in the romantic-comedy “After Sex” that same year.

In 2008, he appeared in Milk, a biographical film based on American politician Harvey Milk. The following year, he played the main role in the horror film The Shortcut.

After that, he featured in two movies – Charlie St. Cloud and Greenberg in 2010. In 2011, Dave appeared in The Broken Tower, a film written, directed, and co-produced by his elder brother James Franco. Also, he appeared in Fright Night in the same year.

Franco with Neighbors cast

Later, in 2012, he starred in a comedy film titled “21 Jump Street”. Next, he appeared in movies including Warm Bodies, Now You See Me, Neighbors, and 22 Jump Street.

Then, he starred in Unfinished Business with the likes of Vince Vaughn, Tom Wilkinson, and Sienna Miller. After that, the 5ft 7″ tall Dave Franco appeared in the second part of Neighbors, and Now You See Me.

He later portrayed the leading role in “Nerve” with American singer and actress Emma Roberts. In 2017, he appeared in The Little Hours and The Disaster Artist.

Dave with Emma Roberts

After that, he starred in “6 Balloons” with comedian, actress, and writer Abbi Jacobson. Later, he appeared in If Beale Street Could Talk, Zeroville, and 6 Underground.

After 2020s:

In 2020, Franco made his directorial debut with The Rental. Not only did he direct it, but he was the co-writer and producer of the movie. Dave’s wife, Alison, was in the movie’s lead role with actors Dan Stevens and Sheila Vand. His upcoming film’s name is Day Shift.

Then, in 2021, he appeared in a mini-series titled The Now. Then ,in 2022, he was cast in another tv series called The Afterparty. The same year, he starred in Day Shift, an action-comedy movie.

Facts about Dave Franco:

  • He has written and produced several short films.
  • Franco is the youngest among his siblings.
  • He did the voice role for Iron Man in the Marvel Avengers Academy video game.
Dave with his cat
  • He is an avid cat lover.
  • Dave was a shy person until he joined the theatre classes, which “opened him” a bit.
  • Apart from being an actor, he is a screenwriter, director, and producer.

Frequently asked questions on Google:

  • <strong>Who are the brothers of Dave Franco?</strong>

    Tom and James Franco

  • <strong>What is the age of David Franco?</strong>

    39 years 0 months (in June, 2024)

  • <strong>Who is the wife of actor Dave Franco?</strong>

    Alison Brie

  • <strong>What is Dave Franco height?</strong>

    5ft 7″ (1.7 m or 170 cm)

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