• James  Dean

    James Dean

    Born on February 8th, 1931

    From Marion, Indiana

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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
Golden Globe (1957)
Won
Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites)
Golden Globe (1956)
Won
Special Achievement Award
East of Eden Poster

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