The James Dean Collection


American Actor James Dean died tragically at the age of 24 in 1955. He is remembered for his most celebrated film, Rebel Without a Cause, in which he starred as troubled teenager Jim Stark. He is also known for East of Eden (1955) and Giant (1956).

After his death he became the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked him the 18th best male movie star of Golden Age Hollywood.

Part of The Frank Worth Collection.