David John Franco is an American actor. He began his career with small roles in films such as Charlie St. Cloud. Following a starring role in the ninth season of the comedy series Scrubs, Franco had his film breakthrough as a supporting role in the buddy comedy film 21 Jump Street. Franco has had starring roles in the films Fright Night, Now You See Me and its sequel Now You See Me 2, Warm Bodies and its sequel Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, The Little Hours, The Disaster Artist, The Lego Ninjago Movie, If Beale Street Could Talk. Franco was born in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Lou, a poet and editor, Douglas Eugene Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. Franco's father was of Swedish descent. Franco's mother is Jewish. Dave has stated that he is "proud" to be Jewish, his mother's faith and the way she raised her boys. Franco's paternal grandmother, Marjorie Franco, is a published author of young adult books. Franco's maternal grandmother, Mitzie Verne, owned the Verne Art Gallery, a prominent art gallery in Cleveland, was an active member in the National Council of Jewish Women.
Franco grew up in California with his two older brothers and James. He studied at the University of Southern California, envisioned himself as a high-school teacher teaching creative writing, until his brother James Franco's manager guided him to a theater class when he was a sophomore, where he started learning acting skills. In 2006, Franco made his acting debut on The CW drama television series 7th Heaven, he appeared in television shows such as Young Justice. Franco has had noticeable roles in films such as Superbad, Charlie St. Cloud, 21 Jump Street, Warm Bodies, The Shortcut and Now You See Me. In May 2008, he was cast in The CW teen drama television series Privileged; the series centered on a live-in tutor for two spoiled heiresses in Palm Beach. Franco was cast in an initial major recurring role; the series premiered on September 2008 to 3.1 million viewers. Ratings continued to slip each week with the series sixth episode reaching 1.837 million viewers. The CW did not renew the series for a second season due to low ratings.
In August 2009, Variety announced Franco was cast in a regular role for the ninth season of the ABC sitcom series Scrubs. Franco portrayed the role of medical student Cole Aaronson, whose family paid a large sum of money to Sacred Heart Hospital so that he would receive an internship. Franco went on to appear in all thirteen episodes of the ninth season and received praise from critics for his performance. MTV Networks' NextMovie.com named him one of its "Breakout Stars to Watch For" in 2011. In August 2011, Franco starred in the 3D horror comedy film Fright Night alongside Colin Farrell and Toni Collette; the film is a remake of the 1985 film of the same name and follows a teenage boy who finds out his neighbor is a vampire. Franco played the role of popular high school student Mark; the film went on to make over $41 million worldwide. In April 2012, Shalom Life ranked him and his brother James at number 2 on its list of "the 50 most talented, intelligent and gorgeous Jewish men in the world".
In March 2012, Franco starred in the Columbia Pictures action comedy film 21 Jump Street as Eric, a high school student and the lead drug dealer. The film was based on the 1987 television series of the same name. In 2013, he co-starred as Perry Kelvin; the film, an adaptation of the best-selling novel Warm Bodies, followed a romance between a zombie and a human during a zombie apocalypse. The same year, Franco appeared in the ensemble crime thriller film. To promote the film, he was interviewed based in Seattle. Rivers persuaded Franco to show the card-throwing abilities he had learned and Franco expertly sliced half a banana into a further half with his hotel card. Franco's 2014 roles included the Seth Rogen comedy Neighbors and a cameo appearance in 22 Jump Street. In 2015, he co-starred with Tom Wilkinson in the comedy Unfinished Business. In 2016, he reprised his roles in the sequels Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, as Pete, Now You See Me 2, as Jack Wilder. In 2017, Franco appeared in the well-received comedy The Little Hours, the acclaimed biographical comedy-drama, The Disaster Artist, directed by his brother, James.
In the latter film, he portrays Greg Sestero, a young actor who befriends the eccentric Tommy Wiseau, stars in Wiseau's film, The Room. He has filmed a role in another film directed by his brother, Zeroville, in which he plays actor Montgomery Clift. Franco started dating actress Alison Brie in 2012. In August 2015, the couple became engaged. On March 13, 2017, representatives for the couple confirmed that they had married in a private ceremony. Dave Franco on IMDb
"Too Much Information" is the third single released from Duran Duran's 1993 album, Duran Duran, popularly known as The Wedding Album. The song's lyrics deal with the commercialisation of the music industry and feature the tongue-in-cheek line "Destroyed by MTV / I hate to bite the hand that feeds me / so much information", alluding to the belief that MTV were responsible for the band's success in the United States in the early 1980s. In the UK, "Too Much Information" became the band's third Top 40 single from the album; the song fared poorly on the U. S. Billboard pop and adult contemporary charts, though performed much better on the alternative rock and club charts; the video for "Too Much Information" was filmed by director Julien Temple in Santa Monica on 27 August and featured the elaborate stage setup designed for the band's 1993 Dilate Your Mind tour. The cassette and CD singles were released on 23 August 1993, those who bought the cassette single received a free No Ordinary EP cassette with live tracks, recorded during a performance at Tower Records a few months before.
These recordings appeared as bonus tracks on various global CD releases of the single. There are eleven official mixes of "Too Much Information", they are credited with different names on different releases. "Too Much Information" 4:54 "Too Much Information" 3:56 "Too Much Information" / 6:16 "Too Much Information" / / / 6:14 "Too Much Information" / 3:29 "Too Much Information" 6:01 "Too Much Information" 4:10 "Too Much Information" 4:10 "Too Much Information" 4:14 "Too Much Information" 4:14 "Too Much Information" - 6:58 "Too Much Information" / 6:42 "Too Much Information" – 6:00 "Drowning Man" – 6:19 "Drowning Man"" – 6:44 "Too Much Information" – 5:43 "Too Much Information" – 4:56 "Drowning Man" – 6:29 "Too Much Information" – 6:18 "Too Much Information" – 5:43This CD came in a 2-CD case that housed CD DD 18. "Too Much Information" – 3:59 "Come Undone" – 7:25 "Come Undone" – 7:35 "Notorious" – 5:31Part 2 of a 2-CD set which can be housed in the special 2-CD holder which come with UK release CD DDS 18.
"Too Much Information" – 4:56 "Come Undone" – 7:35"Too Much Information" is the "Album Version". Track 2 Live from Tower Records Sunset in Los Angeles. "Too Much Information" - 6:00 "Too Much Information" - 6:58 "Too Much Information" - 6:26 "Too Much Information" - 4:14Limited Edition. Blue transparent vinyl. Available under catalogue number: SPRO-79270. "Too Much Information" – 4:57 "Too Much Information" – 3:31 "Drowning Man" – 6:29 "Hungry Like the Wolf" – 7:01Comes in yellow tray Track 4 Live from Tower Records Sunset in Los Angeles. "Too Much Information" – 3:29 "Too Much Information" – 4:21 "Too Much Information" – 4:14 "Too Much Information" – 4:16Mixes listed as The Churban Mixes. "Too Much Information" – 6:12 "Too Much Information" – 6:14 "Too Much Information" – 6:06 "Too Much Information" – 4:15 "Too Much Information" – 3:56 "Too Much Information" – 4:52 "Too Much Information" – 4:56 "First Impression" – 4:57 "Come Undone" – 8:14 "Too Much Information" – 4:56 "Come Undone" – 7:34 "Notorious" – 5:31 "Too Much Information" – 6:19 "Drowning Man" – 6:20 "Drowning Man" – 6:36 "Too Much Information" – 6:00 "Too Much Information" – 5:44 "Too Much Information" - 3:58 "Come Undone" – 7:26 On 4 September, "Too Much Information" peaked at #35 in the United Kingdom, at #45 in the United States.
#35 UK Singles Chart #45 Billboard Hot 100 #30 Billboard Modern Rock Tracks #17 Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 1993 - Duran Duran 1999 - Strange Behaviour 2004 - Singles Box Set 1986-1995 Simon Le Bon - vocals Nick Rhodes - keyboards John Taylor - bass Warren Cuccurullo - acoustic and electric guitars John Jones – keyboards Steve Ferrone - drums DuranDuran.com Duran Duran Collection CZ
Ivars Godmanis is a Latvian politician, Prime Minister of Latvia from 1990 to 1993 and again from 2007 to 2009. He was the first Prime Minister of Latvia after the country restored its independence from the Soviet Union. Godmanis served as Prime Minister from 1990 to 1993, focusing on Latvia's difficult economic transition from a communist to a capitalist economy. In 1995 Godmanis was awarded with the Order of the Three Stars, he served as the Finance Minister from 1998 to 1999. He was associated with the Latvian Popular Front, but after the Front ceased to exist he moved to the Latvian Way party. In November 2006, following elections in which the Latvian Way in coalition with Latvia's First Party returned to Parliament, Godmanis became the Minister of the Interior. On 14 December 2007, Godmanis was nominated as Prime Minister by President Valdis Zatlers, he was approved with 54 votes in favor and 43 in opposition. On 18 June 2008 he suffered head injuries in a car accident when his official limousine was involved in a collision with a small bus.
On 19 September 2008 he replaced Roger Taylor on drums during Queen + Paul Rodgers' performance of "All Right Now" at a concert in Riga. Economic problems and corruption charges caused the popularity of Godmanis's government to plummet. In January 2009, anti-government protests turned into the worst riots the country has seen since re-gaining independence in 1991. On 20 February 2009, Godmanis resigned as Prime Minister along with the rest of his government over concerns about handling the economic crisis. On 26 February 2009, President Valdis Zatlers appointed former finance minister Valdis Dombrovskis as the new prime minister. First Godmanis cabinet Second Godmanis cabinet Government of Latvia, The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia: Prime Minister