James Franco Talks About Growing Up in California in an Interview Animated by Google

In the latest episode of the animated interview series, “California Inspires Me“, actor James Franco talks about his parents, the trouble he got into while growing up in Palo Alto, his fortuitous meeting with director Judd Apatow and what inspires him as an actor.

Actor, filmmaker, and artist, James Franco, shares stories from growing up in California, from his bad-boy days in Palo Alto to a brief stint in the UCLA cafeteria. Franco shares the inspiration beneath his many hats as a performer in California Inspires Me, a Google Play x California Sunday Magazine collaboration.