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  • Birth Name: James Byron Dean
  • Birth Place: Marion, IN
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/08/1931, Aquarius
  • Date of Death: 09/30/1955
  • Profession: Actor
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Spanish Film Star Sara Montiel Dies at 85

Sara Montiel, the Spanish actress who famously crossed over to achieve Hollywood stardom, died Monday, The Associated Press reports. She was 85.

Montiel died at her home in Madrid after passing out, according to her biographer, Peter Villora. A La Mancha native, Montiel was born...read more

Elizabeth Taylor Dies at 79

Dame Elizabeth Taylor, the two-time Oscar winner and dedicated AIDS activist whose acting prowess, glitzy lifestyle and larger-than-life celebrity established her as Hollywood royalty, has died. She was 79.

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Taylor died Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles surrounded by her four children, Taylor's rep said. Battling ill health and scoliosis in her later years, Taylor had been hospitalized for the past six weeks for congestive heart failure. She underwent a heart procedure to repair a leaky valve in October 2009.

"My Mother was an extraordinary woman who lived life to the fullest, with great passion, humor, and love," Taylor's son, Michael Wilding, said in a statement. "Though her loss is devastating to those of us ...
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Dennis Hopper Dead at 74

Dennis Hopper, the Easy Rider director best remembered for playing whacked-out characters during an acting career that spanned six decades, died from complications of prostate cancer. He was 74.

Hopper died Saturday at 8:15 a.m. in his Venice, Calif., home surrounded by family and friends, the Hopper family said in a statement.

Look back on Dennis Hopper's most memorable roles

Critics and fans often said no one did ...
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Credits

Year Title Description
1956 Giant Movie, Actor - Jett Rink
1955 Rebel Without A Cause Movie, Actor - Jim
1955 East Of Eden Movie, Actor - Cal Trask
1952 Has Anybody Seen My Gal? Movie, Actor - Youth
1951 Sailor Beware Movie, Actor - Sailor

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AW, GO BACK TO THE FIVE AND DIME ALREADY

After struggling from day one two years ago, Indiana's James Dean Gallery has finally shuttered its doors. The Associated Press says that despite the setback, the rebellious curator of the museum isn't giving up his cause; rather, he plans to set up a less, ahem, "giant" tribute to the late heartthrob at the National Automotive & Truck Museum in Auburn. read more

AW, GO BACK TO THE FIVE AND DIME ALREADY

After struggling from day one two years ago, Indiana's James Dean Gallery has finally shuttered its doors. The Associated Press says that despite the setback, the rebellious curator of the museum isn't giving up his cause; rather, he plans to set up a less, ahem, "giant" tribute to the late heartthrob at the National Automotive & Truck Museum in Auburn. read more

AW, GO BACK TO THE FIVE AND DIME ALREADY

After struggling from Day 1 two years ago, Indiana's James Dean Gallery has finally shuttered its doors. The Associated Press says that despite the setback, the rebellious curator of the museum isn't giving up his cause; rather, he plans to set up a less, ahem, "giant" tribute to the late heartthrob at the National Automotive & Truck Museum in Auburn. read more

I'm just curious about why ...

Question: I'm just curious about why Paul Thomas Anderson's production company is named Ghoulardi Films. Was he a big fan of Channel 8's Shock Theater when he was a kid?


Answer: Here's a hint: Hipster Cleveland-area TV horror host Ghoulardi's real name was Ernie Anderson. Yes, Paul Thomas Anderson is his son. The director actually grew up in California; his father moved from Cleveland in 1966 to pursue work as a voice actor and became an extremely successful TV announcer. For younger readers who think the history of horror hosts begins with Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, Ghoulardi was only one in a long line of oddball characters who introduced TV showings of old horror movies. They're all descended from "Vampira," a wasp-wai read more

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