“I’m sentimental too, Bick.” From what 1956 movie did this famous line come from?
A cultural icon, James Byron Dean was born February 8, 1931. A film actor, best embodied 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.
His 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.
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