James Dean  American Actor

Current Status

James Dean passed away on 30th Sep 1955 aged 24.


James Dean was engaged to Liz Sheridan (1951 - 1952).

He was also in relationships with Mitzi McCall (1955), Eartha Kitt (1955), Carroll Baker (1955), Ursula Andress (1955), Darryl F. Zanuck (1955), Sal Mineo (1955), Terry Moore (1954), Pier Angeli (1952 - 1953) and William Bast (1950 - 1954).

James Dean is rumoured to have hooked up with Marilyn Monroe.


James Dean is a 24 year old American Actor. Born James Byron Dean on 8th February, 1931 in Marion, Indiana, United States and educated at Fairmount High School, Fairmount, Indiana, United States (1949), he is famous for Cal Trask In East Of Eden (1955), Jim Stark In Rebel Without A Cause (1955), Jett Rink In Giant (1956). in a career that spans 1950–1955. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

James Dean was in an on-screen matchup with Natalie Wood in Rebel Without a Cause (1955).

James Dean is a member of the following lists: LGBT male actors, LGBT people from Indiana and Male actors from Indiana.


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James Dean24 AquariusActor
Mitzi McCall83 VirgoActress
Eartha Kitt81 CapricornActress
Carroll Baker85 GeminiActress
Ursula Andress80 PiscesActress
Darryl F. Zanuck77 VirgoFilm/TV Producer
Sal Mineo37 CapricornActor
Maila Nurmi86 SagittariusActress
Terry Moore87 CapricornActress
Pier Angeli39 GeminiActress
Liz Sheridan87 AriesActress
William Bast84 AriesAuthor
Marilyn Monroe36 GeminiActress
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Giant1956Jett RinkMovie
East of Eden1955Cal TraskMovie
Rebel Without a Cause1955Jim StarkMovie
Crossroads1955TV Show
Trouble Along the Way1953Football Spectator (uncredited)Movie
G.E. True Theater1953Bud, The BoyTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Fernand LagardeTV Show
You Are There1953Bob FordTV Show
Deadline - U.S.A.1952Copyboy (unconfirmed, uncredited)Movie
Sailor Beware1952Boxing opponent's second (uncredited)Movie
Omnibus1952Bronco EvansTV Show
Campbell Summer Soundstage1952Hank Bradon, JoeTV Show
CBS Television Workshop1952G.I.TV Show
Has Anybody Seen My Gal1952Youth at Soda Fountain (uncredited)Movie
Fixed Bayonets!1951Doggie (uncredited)Movie
Schlitz Playhouse1951Jeffrey LathamTV Show
Tales of Tomorrow1951RalphTV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950Joey FrasierTV Show
Danger1950Felon, Augie, J.B.TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950Kyle McCallumTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950Paul ZalinkaTV Show
The Stu Erwin Show1950RandyTV Show
The Bigelow Theatre1950HankTV Show
Treasury Men in Action1950Arbie Ferris, Randy MeekerTV Show
The Kate Smith Hour1950The MessengerTV Show
The Big Story1949Rex NewmanTV Show
Family Theatre1949JohnTV Show
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948Robbie WarrenTV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Joe PalicaTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947Joe HarrisTV Show
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Fanfix8Apr 24

the Giant

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rip james dean

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rip dennis hopper

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dennis hopper turned out ok

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but maybe not

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he would have turned into a freak

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so sad he left too young

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matched brando, then exceeded him

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greatest of all time

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the GOAT

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cannot imitate him

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but talent jumps through the screen

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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 Relationships11
Longest Relationship4 yrs
Shortest Relationship4 mths
Average Relationship Length8 mths
Rumored Relationships1
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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