(1931-55) a US film actor who became extremely famous, and then died in a car crash at the age of 24. Many people think of him as a typical example of a young rebel (=someone who refuses to do follow social rules or behave in the way that other people want them to). His films include East of Eden (1955) and Rebel Without a Cause (1955).
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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