James Dean in his apartment on West 68th Street, New York City, 1955.
LIFE.com remembers the too-short life and brilliant, violently truncated career of a true Hollywood original seen through the lens of photographer Dennis Stock in 1955 — less than a year before Dean’s death. See more photos.
(Photo: Dennis Stock—Magnum)

James Dean in his apartment on West 68th Street, New York City, 1955.

LIFE.com remembers the too-short life and brilliant, violently truncated career of a true Hollywood original seen through the lens of photographer Dennis Stock in 1955 — less than a year before Dean’s death. See more photos.

(Photo: Dennis Stock—Magnum)

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