James Dean was a popular American film actor in the 1950s. He is best known for his three and only lead movies, Rebel Without A Cause, East of Eden, and Giant. Dean has worked with many famous celebrities such as, Elizabeth Taylor, Natalie Wood, Julie Harris, Sal Mineo, etc. On September 30, 1955, James Dean died in a tragic car crash at only 24 years old. Today, after so many years, people still idolize Dean and see him as a cultural icon.