James Dean

actor
Born: 2/8/1931

Film actor who achieved cult-figure status after making only three films, Rebel Without a Cause (1955), East of Eden (1955) and Giant (1956). A car accident ended his troubled life and promising career.

Died: 9/30/1955

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