RIP James Dean

RIP James Dean. Today he would be 77 years old. It has been 53 years since Jimmy’s death and he is still forever young. RIP Jimmy.

“I liken it to a kind of star or comet that fell through the sky and everybody still talks about it. They say, ‘Ah, remember the night when you saw that shooting star?'”
— Julie Harris

“He seemed to capture that moment of youth, that moment where we’re all desperately seeking to find ourselves.”
— Dennis Hopper

James Dean the internal loner from Giant.

“He was very afraid of being hurt. He was afraid of opening up in case it was turned around and used against him.”
— Elizabeth Taylor

” James Dean is like a lost boy trying to find himself”.– Marlon Brando

All of us were touched by Jimmy, and he was touched by greatness.” — Natalie Wood

James Dean and Paul Newman

“It wasn’t so much a matter of whom I was acting with, it was whom I was watching. Marlon Brando, Maureen Stapleton, Geraldine Page, Jimmy Dean . a pretty hotshot group.”
— Paul Newman
on his apprenticeship at the Actors Studio

The James Dean Story. I couldn’t put it up buts heres the link.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArTHsTJRepU&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdXFDpS0iPo&feature=related

And the last part of the 8 part video. The saddest video.

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~ by Travis on September 30, 2008.

2 Responses to “RIP James Dean”

  1. Fair play Dude! The man was a legend.

  2. James Franco as James Dean is totally believable. It’s a must-have for anyone’s library.

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