Michael’s “James Dean” Pose KokoPix Photo Blog By Gary Stanley Created On: June 28, 2003 Posted On: March 12, 2010 Photographer: Ron Cohn Prev Next Like this? Share it with your friends! Michael's "James Dean" Pose Always bright and curious, Michael developed a vocabulary of more than 600 signs. He was the only “talking” gorilla in the world besides Koko. To learn more about Michael, click here.