If all of these celebrities were still alive today, who would be the oldest?
Answer: Born on February 8, 1931, James Dean would have been the oldest of the group. John Lennon was born in 1940, Jimi Hendrix was born in 1942, and Janis Joplin was born in 1943. What they all had in common was a death that came too soon. James Dean died in a tragic car accident at the age of 24. Lennon was assassinated by a crazed fan at the age of 40. Hendrix died at 27 when he overdosed on a mixture of red wine and prescription sleeping pills. Janis Joplin died of a heroin overdose, also at 27, less than three weeks after Hendrix.
James Byron Dean was an American actor. He is remembered as a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment and social estrangement, as expressed in the title of his most celebrated film, Rebel Without a …
Born: 8 February 1931, Marion, Indiana, United States
Died: 30 September 1955, Cholame, California, United States
Height: 1.73 m
Parents: Winton Dean, Mildred Wilson
Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.
Only the gentle are ever really strong.
If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he’s dead, then maybe he was a great man.