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04/19/2013 10:11 am ET

James Franco Weird Facts: 35 Things The Actor Has Done

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Happy birthday to James Franco, the man who seems to redefine the concept of performance art with each passing day. He's an Oscar-nominated actor, a consummate academic, a Ryan Gosling obsessive, an author, a curator of invisible art, a teddy-bear torturer, a soap star and a penis-nose wearer, among other things.

Friday, as we celebrate Franco's 35th birthday, we're taking a look back at 35 things the oddball star has done. While you're at it, check out the poem Franco wrote himself for his birthday.

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