Friday, July 10, 2015

James Dean Vs. Lou Salvador Jr,


James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955) was anAmerican actor.[1] He is a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment and social estrangement, as expressed in the title of his most celebrated film, Rebel Without a Cause (1955), in which he starred as troubled teenager Jim Stark. The other two roles that defined his stardom were loner Cal Trask in East of Eden (1955) and surly ranch hand Jett Rink in Giant (1956). Dean's enduring fame and popularity rest on his performances in only these three films, in two of which he is the leading actor.
Dean's premature death in a car crash cemented his legendary status.[2] He became the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination forBest Actor, and remains the only actor to have had two posthumous acting nominations.[3] In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked him the 18th best male movie star on their AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars list

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Lou Salvador, Jr. (December 4, 1941 – April 19, 2008) was a Filipino film actor. He was dubbed as "The James Dean of the Philippines".
He was the son of Lou Salvador, a famous basketball player turned film and stage producer. His father directed him in such films as Bad Boy (1957) and Barkada (1958). Salvador, Jr. was a contract star of LVN Pictures.
After his retirement from film in the 1970s, Salvador, Jr. moved to Las VegasNevada, where he died in 2008 from lung cancer.


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