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  1. Dean, James Dean, James Byron Dean(noun)

    United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955)


  1. James Dean

    James Byron Dean was an American actor. He is a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment, as expressed in the title of his most celebrated film, Rebel Without a Cause, in which he starred as troubled Los Angeles teenager Jim Stark. The other two roles that defined his stardom were as loner Cal Trask in East of Eden, and as the surly ranch hand, Jett Rink, in Giant. Dean's enduring fame and popularity rests on his performances in only these three films, all leading roles. His premature death in a car crash cemented his legendary status. Dean was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor and remains the only actor to have had two posthumous acting nominations. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Dean the 18th best male movie star on their AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars list.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of james dean in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of james dean in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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