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David John "Dave" Franco plays Cole Aaronson on Scrubs. He is a member of the Season Nine main cast.


Dave Franco is the younger brother of the actor James Franco. Dave has been acting professionally since 2006, when he appeared in an episode of 7th Heaven. Since then, he has appeared in a handful of movies and TV shows, including recurring roles on the series Greek, Do Not Disturb, and Privileged. He can also be seen in the movies Nerve, Superbad, Milk, Charlie St. Cloud, Greenberg, Bad Meat, 21 Jump Street, and 22 Jump Street.


  • Dave is a self-titled "crazy cat guy". His cats are named Harry and Arturo.
  • Dave's mother is Betsy Franco.
  • Dave auditioned for the role of Edward Cullen from Twilight (2008)


Year Title Media Character
2006 7th Heaven TV Benjamin Bainsworth (1 episode)
Frat Bros. Film A.J.
2007 After Sex Film Sam
Superbad Film Greg the Soccer Player
2008 Do Not Disturb TV Gus (5 episodes)
Milk Film Telephone Tree #5
Greek TV Gonzo (6 episodes)
Privileged TV Zachary (5 episodes)
2009 A Fuchsia Elephant Film Michael (also worked as producer)
Scrubs TV Cole Aaronson
The Shortcut Film Mark
Bad Meat Film Tyler
2010 Greenberg Film Rich
Walks Film
Charlie St. Cloud Film Sully
Catblock (The Ultimate C%ckblock) Short
2011 Fright Night Film Mark
The Broken Tower Film Young Hart Crane
Young Justice TV Edward Nigma / The Riddler (1 episode)
Bad Meat Film Tyler
2012 21 Jump Street Film Eric Molson
2013 22 jump street Film Eric Molson
2016 Nerve Film Ian

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MAIN Zach BraffSarah ChalkeDonald FaisonNeil FlynnKen JenkinsJohn C. McGinley
Judy ReyesEliza CoupeKerry BishéMichael MosleyDave Franco
SUPPORTING Johnny KastlSam LloydRobert MaschioChrista MillerTravis SchuldtAloma Wright
SEE ALSO List of character appearances • Cast from Season: 12345678W9 e