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|Also Known As:||James Byron Dean||Died:||September 30, 1955|
|Born:||February 8, 1931||Cause of Death:||car accident|
|Birth Place:||Marion, Indiana, USA||Profession:||Cast ... actor busboy|
One of the most iconic figures in American cinematic history, James Dean remains forever etched as a brooding, romantic figure, the quintessential 1950s teenager thanks primarily to his roles in "East of Eden" (1955) and "Rebel Without a Cause" (1956). Intelligent and projecting a sexual charisma that appealed to men and women, Dean may be best recalled for his three major movie roles, but behind that small output was a serious-minded, disciplined and trained actor.
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