History Creator / JamesDean

30th Mar '16 2:37:29 PM Mdumas43073
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He is best known for the movies ''Film/RebelWithoutACause'', ''Film/EastOfEden'', and ''Film/{{Giant}}''... with good reason, as these are the only three films in which he had a starring role. He was killed in a car accident at the age of twenty-four. He was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, and remains the only actor to have received more than one posthumous nomination.

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30th Mar '16 2:35:05 PM Mdumas43073
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James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 September 30, 1955) was an American actor. He is best known for the movies ''Film/RebelWithoutACause'', ''Film/EastOfEden'', and ''Film/{{Giant}}''... with good reason, as these are the only three films in which he had a starring role. He was killed in a car accident at the age of twenty-four. He was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, and remains the only actor to have received more than one posthumous nomination.

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James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 September 30, 1955) was an American actor.

He is best known for the movies ''Film/RebelWithoutACause'', ''Film/EastOfEden'', and ''Film/{{Giant}}''... with good reason, as these are the only three films in which he had a starring role. He was killed in a car accident at the age of twenty-four. He was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, and remains the only actor to have received more than one posthumous nomination.
30th Mar '16 2:34:14 PM Mdumas43073
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James Dean was an actor, born on 8 February 1931. He is best known for the movies ''Film/RebelWithoutACause'', ''Film/EastOfEden'', and ''Film/{{Giant}}''... with good reason, as these are the only three films in which he had a starring role. He was killed in a car accident on 30 September 1955 at the age of twenty-four. He was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, and remains the only actor to have received more than one posthumous nomination.

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James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 September 30, 1955) was an actor, born on 8 February 1931.American actor. He is best known for the movies ''Film/RebelWithoutACause'', ''Film/EastOfEden'', and ''Film/{{Giant}}''... with good reason, as these are the only three films in which he had a starring role. He was killed in a car accident on 30 September 1955 at the age of twenty-four. He was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, and remains the only actor to have received more than one posthumous nomination.
20th Jun '15 2:49:47 PM mlsmithca
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[[caption-width:200:Dean as [[RebelWithoutACause Jim Stark]].]]

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20th Jun '15 2:48:30 PM mlsmithca
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His roles were usually TroubledButCute guys with {{Freudian Excuse}}s.

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His The roles that made him famous (Cal Trask in ''Film/EastOfEden'' and Jim Stark in ''Film/RebelWithoutACause'') were usually TroubledButCute guys with {{Freudian Excuse}}s.
Excuse}}s; his role as Jett Rink in ''Film/{{Giant}}'' was an attempt to break away from being typecast as troubled teens.



* BiTheWay: When [[MistakenForGay asked if he was homosexual]], he is reported to have replied, "Well, I'm certainly not going through life with one hand tied behind my back."
** In recent years, his male best friend revealed that they were sexually intimate. He is also known to have had relationships with women.

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* BiTheWay: When [[MistakenForGay asked if he was homosexual]], he is reported to have replied, "Well, I'm certainly not going through life with one hand tied behind my back."
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" In recent years, his male best friend revealed that they were sexually intimate. He is also known to have had relationships with women.
5th May '15 1:40:48 AM Morgenthaler
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James Dean was an actor, born on 8 February 1931. He is best known for the movies ''[[RebelWithoutACause Rebel Without a Cause]]'', ''Film/EastOfEden'', and ''{{Giant}}''... with good reason, as these are the only three films in which he had a starring role. He was killed in a car accident on 30 September 1955 at the age of twenty-four. He was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, and remains the only actor to have received more than one posthumous nomination.

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James Dean was an actor, born on 8 February 1931. He is best known for the movies ''[[RebelWithoutACause Rebel Without a Cause]]'', ''Film/RebelWithoutACause'', ''Film/EastOfEden'', and ''{{Giant}}''...''Film/{{Giant}}''... with good reason, as these are the only three films in which he had a starring role. He was killed in a car accident on 30 September 1955 at the age of twenty-four. He was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, and remains the only actor to have received more than one posthumous nomination.
1st Feb '14 7:02:14 PM Gageaz
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[[caption-width:200:Dean as Jim Stark]]

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[[caption-width:200:Dean as [[RebelWithoutACause Jim Stark]]
Stark]].]]
2nd Dec '13 1:26:23 PM Austin
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A symbol of cool for teenagers of the [[TheFifties 1950s]] and nowadays for his being (reportedly) [[BiTheWay bisexual]]. Well and truly TooCoolToLive. His relatively short career and enduring popularity also makes him something of a real-life EnsembleDarkhorse.

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A symbol of cool for teenagers of the [[TheFifties 1950s]] and nowadays for his being (reportedly) [[BiTheWay bisexual]]. Well and truly TooCoolToLive. His relatively short career and enduring popularity also makes him something of a real-life EnsembleDarkhorse.
2nd Dec '13 8:56:45 AM hullflyer
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* DawsonCasting: Cast as 16 year old Jim Stark in ''Rebel Without A Cause'' despite 23 at the time. Made more obvious by the fact that Sal Mineo and Natalie Wood were the right age
* IconicOutfit: His iconic Red jacket,white T-Shirt and Jeans in ''Rebel Without A Cause''

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* DawsonCasting: Cast as 16 year old Jim Stark in ''Rebel Without A Cause'' despite being 23 at the time. Made more obvious by the fact that Sal Mineo and Natalie Wood were the right age
age.
* IconicOutfit: His iconic Red jacket,white T-Shirt and Jeans in ''Rebel Without A Cause''Cause''.
8th Apr '13 3:28:46 AM Xtifr
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James Dean was an actor, born on 8 February 1931. He is best known for the movies ''[[RebelWithoutACause Rebel Without a Cause]]'', ''[[EastOfEden East of Eden]]'', and ''{{Giant}}''... with good reason, as these are the only three films in which he had a starring role. He was killed in a car accident on 30 September 1955 at the age of twenty-four. He was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, and remains the only actor to have received more than one posthumous nomination.

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James Dean was an actor, born on 8 February 1931. He is best known for the movies ''[[RebelWithoutACause Rebel Without a Cause]]'', ''[[EastOfEden East of Eden]]'', ''Film/EastOfEden'', and ''{{Giant}}''... with good reason, as these are the only three films in which he had a starring role. He was killed in a car accident on 30 September 1955 at the age of twenty-four. He was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, and remains the only actor to have received more than one posthumous nomination.
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