color footage of the ground-breaking ceremony for the James Dean Memorial aired on the daytime program "Club Sixty".
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Did You Know?
When an actor plays a scene exactly the way a director orders, it isn't acting. It's following instructions. Anyone with the physical qualifications can do that. So the director's task is just that to direct, to point the way. Then the actor takes over. And he must be allowed the space, the freedom to express himself in the role. Without that space, an actor is no more than an unthinking robot ...
Referenced by name in the Skid Row song, "Forever" ("wild cigarettes like James Dean").
Impulsive emotional acting style