James Dean

James Dean
1931 - 1955

James Dean  American Actor


James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955) was an American actor. He is a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment and social estrangement, as expressed in the title of his most celebrated film, Rebel Without a Cause (1955), in whi...

Confirmed Relationships8
Longest Relationship1 yr, 6 mths
Average Relationship Length6 mths
Rumored Relationships4
First Name James
Middle Name Byron
Last Name Dean
Full Name at Birth James Byron Dean
Alternative Name Jimmy, Jim, Jd, "One Speed" Dean, Jimmy Dean
Age 24 (age at death) years
Birthday 8th February, 1931
Birthplace Marion, Indiana, United States
Died 30th September, 1955
Place of Death Cholame, California, United States
Cause of Death Car Crash
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Other
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Fairmount High School, Fairmount, Indiana, United States (1949)
University Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, California, United States (Transferred), University Of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States (Dropped Out After One Semester In January Of 1951)
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Cal Trask In East Of Eden (1955), Jim Stark In Rebel Without A Cause (1955), Jett Rink In Giant (1956).
Year(s) Active 1950–1955
Brand Endorsement (1950). TV commercial: Pepsi-Cola.
Official Websites www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=267, jamesdeangallery.com/, www.jamesdean.com/
Father Winton Dean (Thursday January 17, 1907 – Tuesday February 21, 1995) (Aged 88).
Mother Mildred Wilson (Thursday September 15, 1910 – Sunday July 14, 1940) (Aged 29).
Sister Ortense
Friend Martin Landau, Perry Lopez, Lance Reventlow, Maila Nurmi, Steve Rowland
Favorite Books The Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)
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William Bast84 AriesAuthor
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Giant1956 Jett Rink Movie
East of Eden1955 Cal Trask Movie
Rebel Without a Cause1955 Jim Stark Movie
Crossroads1955 TV Show
Trouble Along the Way1953 Football Spectator (uncredited) Movie
G.E. True Theater1953 Bud, The Boy TV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953 Fernand Lagarde TV Show
You Are There1953 Bob Ford TV Show
Deadline - U.S.A.1952 Copyboy (unconfirmed, uncredited) Movie
Sailor Beware1952 Boxing opponent's second (uncredited) Movie
Omnibus1952 Bronco Evans TV Show
Campbell Summer Soundstage1952 Hank Bradon, Joe TV Show
CBS Television Workshop1952 G.I. TV Show
Has Anybody Seen My Gal1952 Youth at Soda Fountain (uncredited) Movie
Fixed Bayonets!1951 Doggie (uncredited) Movie
Schlitz Playhouse1951 Jeffrey Latham TV Show
Tales of Tomorrow1951 Ralph TV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950 Joey Frasier TV Show
Danger1950 Felon, Augie, J.B. TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950 Kyle McCallum TV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950 Paul Zalinka TV Show
The Stu Erwin Show1950 Randy TV Show
The Bigelow Theatre1950 Hank TV Show
Treasury Men in Action1950 Arbie Ferris, Randy Meeker TV Show
The Kate Smith Hour1950 The Messenger TV Show
The Big Story1949 Rex Newman TV Show
Family Theatre1949 John TV Show
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948 Robbie Warren TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948 Joe Palica TV Show
Kraft Theatre1947 Joe Harris TV Show
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Fanfix8Apr 24

the Giant

Fanfix8Apr 24

rip james dean

Fanfix8Apr 24

rip dennis hopper

Fanfix8Apr 24

dennis hopper turned out ok

Fanfix8Apr 24

but maybe not

Fanfix8Apr 24

he would have turned into a freak

Fanfix8Apr 24

so sad he left too young

Fanfix8Apr 24

matched brando, then exceeded him

Fanfix8Apr 24

greatest of all time

Fanfix8Apr 24

the GOAT

Fanfix8Apr 24

cannot imitate him

Fanfix8Apr 24

but talent jumps through the screen

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