It’s indisputable that James Dean was a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment and social estrangement. Despite a fairly brief career, Dean had a pretty impressive one, garnering Best Actor nominations.
Killed in a tragic car accident at just 24, Dean was lost but never forgotten thanks to his eponymous rebellious attitude to life and style. Dean was an inconspicuous style maverick and could pull off a plain white tee so well he nearly took Marlon Brando’s crown. Dean exuded inimitable cool.
“Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.”