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James Dean

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Birthday
8, 1931
Birthplace
Marion, IN
Death Date
Sep 30, 1955 (24)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
8, 1931
Birthplace
Marion, IN
Death Date
Sep 30, 1955 (24)

About

Starred in Rebel Without a Cause and East of Eden, then died in a 1955 car crash at a tragically young age. He became an icon of the disillusioned teenager.  

Before Fame

He was successful at baseball, basketball and forensics in high school. He attended UCLA and became a cultural icon well before he died in a car crash at age 24. 

Trivia

He became the first actor to have received multiple posthumous acting nominations. 

Family Life

He became romantically involved with actress Pier Angeli after meeting her on his Warner Studios movie sets. 

Associated With

He starred in the 1955 film Rebel Without a Cause with Sal Mineo