James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955) was an American actor. He is remembered as a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment and social estrangement, as expressed in the title of his most celebrated film, Rebel Without a Cause (1955), in which he starred as troubled teenager Jim Stark.
Apr 14, 2021 · Early Life. James Byron Dean was born on February 8, 1931, in Marion, Indiana, to Winton Dean and Mildred Wilson. Dean's father left farming to become a dentist and moved the family to Santa ...
James Byron Dean was born February 8, 1931 in Marion, Indiana, to Mildred Marie (Wilson) and Winton A. Dean, a farmer turned dental technician. His mother died when Dean was nine, and he was subsequently raised on a farm by his aunt and uncle in Fairmount, Indiana. After grade school, he moved to New York to pursue his dream of acting.
James Dean, in full James Byron Dean, (born February 8, 1931, Marion, Indiana, U.S.—died September 30, 1955, near Paso Robles, California), American film actor who was enshrined as a symbol of the confused, restless, and idealistic youth of the 1950s.
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Sep 30, 2014 · He had family issues. Dean was born in Marion, Indiana on February 8, 1931. Dean's father Winton left farming to become a dentist and moved the family to Santa Monica, California.
James Dean was born February 8, 1931, in Marion, Indiana, to Winton and Mildred Dean. His father, a dental technician, moved the family to Los Angeles when Jimmy was five. He returned to the Midwest after his mother passed away and was raised by his aunt and uncle on their Indiana farm.