J is for James Dean – my favorite actor

A favorite of mine that begins with J is James Dean. He is my favorite actor. I don’t remember how or why I discovered James Dean. I just always remember loving him. He was the iconic symbol of cool in the 1950s. He was an amazing actor. I love his movies: East of Eden, Rebel Without a Cause, and Giant. It is so sad that he died so young, but then again he may not have been such a legend had he lived. “Live fast and die young” – I’m not sure if it was his motto or one that was associated with him after he died.

Who is your favorite actor?

This blog post is part of my A to Z April Challenge – 26 of my favorites. Thanks for stopping by. I am also blogging the A to Z Challenge on my other blog On the Road with U2.

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About Deena 'DeenasDays' Dietrich (564 Articles)
My name is Deena Dietrich. I live in Ellicott City, Maryland with my 2 dogs Elvis and Cilla. I am making my way as a Social Media Manager, Blogger and now Author. I have written my U2 memoir 'On the Road with U2: my musical journey' (available on amazon) about the 75 (now 100) U2 shows I have been to since ZooTv and the places I’ve seen and the people I’ve met along the way. My motto is “It is better to regret something you have done, than something you haven’t.” So follow me on my journey as I pursue my passions in music and sports with Elvis, U2, Grizzlies, Broncos, LMP, NKOTB, Orioles. Please connect with me @DeenasDays on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Google+ or you can email me at deenadietrich@gmail.com.

5 Comments on J is for James Dean – my favorite actor

  1. I’ve always known of James Dean, but I really don’t think I’ve ever seen any of his movies. I might have to add one or two to my Netflix queue. Visiting from AtoZ.

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  2. The Golden Eagle // April 11, 2012 at 6:47 pm // Reply

    I can never decide on a favorite actor. If someone plays the part well in a movie, then I just remember them positively.

    The Golden Eagle
    The Eagle’s Aerial Perspective

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