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To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty; to interpret it his problem; and to express it his dedication.  - James Dean
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Tom Clancy
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Don Marquis
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certain maxims of archy - archy and mehitabel (1927)
Charles Baudelaire
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Baudelaire, His Prose and Poetry (1919 edition)
James Dean
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Born: February 8, 1931

Died: September 30, 1955 (aged 24)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Actor

Bio: James Byron Dean was an American film actor. He is a cultural icon, 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.

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