• James  Dean

    James Dean

    Born on February 8th, 1931

    From Marion, Indiana

Filmography

View All

Awards & Nominations

View All
Golden Globe (1957)
Won
Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites)
Golden Globe (1956)
Won
Special Achievement Award
Rebel Without a Cause Poster

Rebel Without a Cause

After moving to a new town, troublemaking teen Jim Stark (James Dean) is supposed to have a clean slate, although being the new kid in town brings its own problems. While searching for some stability, Stark forms a bond with a disturbed classmate, Plato (Sal Mineo), and falls for local girl Judy (Natalie Wood). However, Judy is the girlfriend of neighborhood tough, Buzz (Corey Allen). When Buzz violently confronts Jim and challenges him to a drag race, the new kid's real troubles begin.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1957)
Nominated
Foreign Actor
Giant Poster

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