Filled Under: James Dean

James Dean – A Pictorial

 

“Being a good actor isn’t easy. Being a man is even harder. I want to be both before I’m done.” ~ James Dean

 

James Dean

James Dean

 

“The gratification comes in the doing, not in the results.” ~ James Dean

 

James Dean 1955 (Photo Phil Stern)

James Dean 1955 (Photo Phil Stern)

 

“Only the gentle are ever really strong.” ~ James Dean

 

James Dean with Julie Harris in"East of Eden" (1955)

James Dean with Julie Harris in”East of Eden” (1955)

 

“Trust and belief are two prime considerations. You must not allow yourself to be opinionated.” ~ James Dean

 

James Dean and Natalie Wood have fun on the set of "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955)

James Dean and Natalie Wood have fun on the set of “Rebel Without a Cause” (1955)

 

“I’m not going to go through life with one arm tied behind my back.” ~ James Dean

 

James Dean and Elizabeth Taylor take a break during filming of "Giant" (1956)

James Dean and Elizabeth Taylor take a break during filming of “Giant” (1956)

 

“If a man can bridge the gap between life and death. I mean, if he can live on after his death, then maybe he was a great man.” ~ James Dean

 

James Dean and Pier Angeli (1954)

James Dean and Pier Angeli (1954)

 

“The only greatness for man is immortality.” ~ James Dean

 

James Dean

James Dean

 

“Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.” ~ James Dean

 

James Dean

James Dean

 

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Behind the scenes: “Giant” (1956) Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, and James Dean

 

Behind the scenes of “Giant”, a 1956 epic drama produced and directed by George Stevens and starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker. Mercedes McCambridge, and Dennis Hopper. Giant won the Academy Award for Best Director and was nominated nine other times, twice for Best Actor in a Leading Role (James Dean and Rock Hudson). The other nominations came in the categories of Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Mercedes McCambridge); Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color (Boris Leven, Ralph S. Hurst); Best Costume Design, Color; Best Film Editing; Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture; Best Picture; and Best Writing, Best Screenplay – Adapted.

 

Elizabeth Taylor on the set of "Giant" (1956)

 

Elizabeth Taylor and George Stevens on set of "Giant" (1956)

 

Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean on set of "Giant" (1956)

 

George Stevens with Elizabeth Taylor and Rock Hudson on the set of "Giant" (1956)

 

James Dean on the set of "Giant" (1956)

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