1-James Byron Dean was born February 8th, 1931in the Idiana state, north east of the us, – he died on September 30th, 1955 at the age of 24.
6 years after his birth his father had leftfarming to become a dental technician, James and his family moved to Santa Monica, California
The family spent several years there, and by all accounts young Dean was very close to his mother.she was "the only person capable of understanding him". He was enrolled at Brentwood Public School in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles until his mother died of cancer when Dean wasnine years old.
Unable to care for his son, Winton Dean sent James to live with Winton's sister Ortense and her husband on a farm in Fairmount, Indiana. Dean built a friendship of Methodist apastor .James DeWeerd. DeWeerd seemed to have had a formative influence upon Dean, especially upon his future interests in, car racing, and the theater.
He stated acting and played in sevenmovies. He is a cultural icon, such as Marylin Monroe or 2 pac in the Music industry for exemple.
2- his most celebrated film, Rebel Without a Cause (1955), in
3-which he starred asa troubled Los Angeles teenager, called Jim Stark.
The other two roles that defined his stardom were East of Eden in(1955)
Where he had to compete with his brother Aron for his dad’slove, and as the farmer, Jett Rink, in Giant that came out in 1956. where he works in a Texan Refinery for oil. Dean's enduring fame and popularity rests on performances in only these three films,all leading roles. His premature death in a car crash cemented his legendary status.
James Dean was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor andremains the only actor to have had two posthumous acting nominations. In 1999,6-the American Film Institute ranked Dean the 18th best male movie star on their AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars lis
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