• James  Dean

    James Dean

    Born on February 8th, 1931

    From Marion, Indiana, USA

Filmography

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Awards & Nominations

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Golden Globe (1957)
Won
Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites)
Golden Globe (1956)
Won
Special Achievement Award
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Giant

Wealthy Texas rancher Bick Benedict (Rock Hudson) shakes things up at home when he returns from a trip to the East Coast with a love interest, the refined Leslie Lynnton (Elizabeth Taylor). Bick and Leslie get married, but she clashes with his sister, Luz (Mercedes McCambridge), and wins the admiration of the ambitious young Jett Rink (James Dean). Bick and Jett form a tense rivalry that continues to surface as the years pass and fortunes change in this sweeping drama.

Nominated
Actor
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East of Eden

In this film based on John Steinbeck's epic novel, Cal Trask (James Dean), the son of a California farmer (Raymond Massey), feels that his father cares only about his brother, Aron (Richard Davalos). When Cal embarks on a business venture to gain the favor of his dad, he finds himself dealing with his estranged mother (Jo Van Fleet), now the owner of a brothel, and tensions in the family rise even further when he begins to fall for Aron's girlfriend, Abra (Julie Harris).

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1956)
Nominated
Foreign Actor
Nominated
Actor