Description: In September 1955, actor James Dean was driving his brand-new Porsche 550 Spyder to an auto rally in Salinas, California, when he was involved in a head-on collision with a 1950 Ford Tudor. James Dean, only 24 years old, died in the crash.
Description: Early life. James Byron Dean was born on February 8, 1931 at the Seven Gables apartment on the corner of 4th Street and McClure Street in Marion, Indiana, the only child of Mildred Marie (Wilson) and Winton Dean. He was primarily of English descent, with smaller amounts of German, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry.
Description: The death of Hollywood actor James Dean occurred on September 30, 1955, near Cholame, California.Dean had previously competed in several auto racing events, and was traveling to a sports car racing competition when his car crashed at the junction of California State Route 46 (former 466) and California State Route 41.He was 24 years old.
Description: At 5:45 PM on September 30, 1955, 24-year-old actor James Dean is killed in Cholame, California, when the Porsche he is driving hits a Ford Tudor sedan at an intersection. The driver of the other ...
Description: The Porsche 550 Spyder in which actor James Dean was killed may have been found after being lost for 55 years, ABC 7 in Chicago reports. The movie star died in a head-on collision on September 30, 1955 at age 24 driving the car on a public road to a race he intended to drive it in.
Description: A tipster says he was present when the stolen Spyder was stashed away. The 55-year long hunt for actor James Dean's missing Porsche 550 Spyder might finally be over. Motivated by a $1 million ...
Description: Everyone knows how Hollywood legend James Dean died—young and badly, crashing his Porsche 550 Spyder on Sept. 30, 1955. More than half a century later Dean, his image and the few movies he made ...
Description: The young and handsome protagonist of the drama film ‘Rebel Without a Cause’, James Dean was a highly talented actor who was snatched away too soon from the face of the earth.
Description: A few months after actor James Dean died in a highway accident in 1955, Barris, known as the "King of the Kustomizers," acquired the remains of the star’s wrecked Porsche 550 Spyder, which Dean ...
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