James Dean became one of the biggest Hollywood icons the world has seen, in just three films. The handsome actor is very much a symbol of 1950s America: bright and rebellious. His first film, East of Eden, earned him a posthumous Oscar for Best Actor, confirming his place amongst Hollywood’s most scandalous icons. James Dean crafted an individual style for himself which has lasted the test of time: a youthful look in a classic white t-shirt, a cropped jacket and worn-in blue jeans. The most iconic pictures of the legendary James Dean.