History Creator / JamesDean

12th Jun '17 9:05:55 PM nombretomado
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He is best known for the movies ''Film/RebelWithoutACause'', ''Film/EastOfEden'', and ''Film/{{Giant}}''... with good reason, as those 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, just as his career was starting to take off. Dean was the first actor to receive a posthumous AcademyAward nomination for Best Actor, and remains the only actor to have received more than one posthumous nomination.

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He is best known for the movies ''Film/RebelWithoutACause'', ''Film/EastOfEden'', and ''Film/{{Giant}}''... with good reason, as those 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, just as his career was starting to take off. Dean was the first actor to receive a posthumous AcademyAward UsefulNotes/AcademyAward nomination for Best Actor, and remains the only actor to have received more than one posthumous nomination.
22nd May '17 6:22:06 PM mouschilight
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* IconicOutfit: His iconic Red jacket,white T-Shirt and Jeans in ''Rebel Without A Cause''.
* PlatonicLifePartners: With Elizabeth Taylor.

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* IconicOutfit: His iconic Red jacket,white T-Shirt red jacket, white t-shirt and Jeans jeans in ''Rebel Without A Cause''.
* PlatonicLifePartners: With Elizabeth Taylor.Creator/ElizabethTaylor.



17th Apr '17 5:52:03 PM Ezclee4050
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* SmallTownBoredom: Sent from Los Angeles to live with his aunt and uncle in tiny Fairmount, Indiana at age 9 after his mother died, he left town as soon as he graduated high school (though he kept in touch with his friends and family).
27th Jul '16 2:46:25 AM coralina33
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27th Jul '16 2:46:08 AM coralina33
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12th Jul '16 11:11:59 AM Willbyr
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* AuthorExistenceFailure: Not all of his work on ''Giant'' had been completed prior to his death.



* 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.



* ShortLivedBigImpact: He starred in only three Hollywood films and died in a tragic car crash shortly after finishing the third one, but his performances in ''East of Eden'' and ''Rebel Without a Cause'' (especially the latter) pretty much defined the "misunderstood bad-boy teen" image of the era.


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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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He is best known for the movies ''Film/RebelWithoutACause'', ''Film/EastOfEden'', and ''Film/{{Giant}}''... with good reason, as these those are the only three films in which he had a starring role. He role; he was killed in a car accident at the age of twenty-four. He twenty-four, just as his career was starting to take off. Dean was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award AcademyAward nomination for Best Actor, and remains the only actor to have received more than one posthumous nomination.
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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