How old was James Dean when he died?
He was a living legend.
James Dean is known as a movie actor and cultural icon. He was born on the 8th of February, 1931. He starred in such iconic movies as 'East of Eden,' 'Rebel Without a Cause' and 'Giant.' He was the first actor who received a posthumous Academy award nomination.
Apart from acting, Dean was a professional car racer. He was killed in a tragic car accident at the age of 24. On Friday, September 30, 1955 a 23-year-old student collided with actor's Porsche. The two cars hit each other almost head-on and Dean was killed almost immediately.