Starred in Rebel With out a Trigger and East of Eden, after that died within a 1955 motor vehicle accident at a tragically early age. He became an icon from the disillusioned teen. He was effective at baseball, golf ball and forensics in senior high school. He went to UCLA and became a ethnic icon prior to he passed away in an automobile crash at age group 24. He became the initial actor to have obtained multiple posthumous performing nominations. He became romantically associated with celebrity Pier Angeli after interacting with her on his Warner Studios film models. He starred in the 1955 film Rebel With out a Trigger with Sal Mineo.