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Spencer Tracy

Actor | * 04/05/1900 († 67, 06/10/1967) | Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
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Spencer Bonaventure Tracy (April 5, 1900 – June 10, 1967) was an American actor, noted for his natural performing style and versatility. One of the major stars of Hollywood's Golden Age, Tracy won two Academy Awards for Best Actor from nine nominations, sharing the record for nominations in the category with Laurence Olivier. Tracy first discovered his talent for acting while attending Ripon College, and he later received a scholarship for the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He spent seven years in the theatre, working in a succession of stock companies and intermittently on Broadway. Tracy's breakthrough came in 1930, when his lead performance in The Last Mile caught the attention of Hollywood. After a successful film debut in John Ford's Up the River starring Tracy and Humphrey Bogart, he was signed to a contract with Fox Film Corporation. His five years with Fox featured one acting tour de force after another that were usually ignored at the box office, and he remained largely unknown to audiences after 25 films, almost all of them starring Tracy as the leading man. None of them were hits although The Power and the ..."> ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Spencer Tracy

2x Academy Award for Best Actor Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor 9x Academy Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Spencer Tracy as Actor(106)

as (archive footage)1988 James Stewart's Wonderful Life
as Himself (archive footage)1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
as (archive footage)1976 That's Entertainment, Part II
as (archive footage)1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
as (archive footage) (uncredited)1974 That's Entertainment!
as Matt Drayton1967 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
as Haggerty in 'Libeled Lady' (archive footage)1964 The Big Parade of Comedy
as Capt. C. G. Culpepper1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
as Narrator (voice)1962 How the West Was Won
as Chief Judge Dan Haywood1961 Judgment at Nuremberg
as Father Matthew Doonan1961 The Devil at 4 O'Clock
as Henry Drummond1960 Inherit the Wind
as Frank Skeffington1958 The Last Hurrah
as The Old Man1958 The Old Man and the Sea
as Richard Sumner1957 Desk Set
as Zachary Teller1956 The Mountain
as John J. Macreedy1955 Bad Day at Black Rock
as Matt Devereaux1954 Broken Lance
as Clinton Jones1953 The Actress
as Mike Conovan1952 Pat and Mike
as Capt. Christopher Jones1952 Plymouth Adventure
as Stanley Banks1951 Father's Little Dividend
as James P. Curtayne1951 The People Against O'Hara
as Stanley T. Banks1950 Father of the Bride
as Adam Bonner1949 Adam's Rib
as Carnaghan1949 Malaya
as Arnold Boult1949 Edward, My Son
as Grant Matthews1948 State of the Union
as Col. James Brewton1947 The Sea of Grass
as Cass Timberlane1947 Cass Timberlane
as Pat Jamieson1945 Without Love
as Pete Sandidge1944 A Guy Named Joe
as George Heisler1944 The Seventh Cross
as Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle1944 Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
as Narrator (voice)1943 His New World
as Stevie O'Malley1942 Keeper of the Flame
as Sam Craig1942 Woman of the Year
as Narrator (voice)1942 Ring of Steel
as Pilon1942 Tortilla Flat
as Dr. Henry 'Harry' Jekyll / Mr. Hyde1941 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
as Father Edward J. Flanagan1941 Men of Boys Town
as Square John Sand1940 Boom Town
as himself1940 The Miracle of Sound
as Karl Decker1940 I Take This Woman
as Thomas A. Edison1940 Edison, the Man
as himself1940 Northward, Ho!
as Man Admiring Portrait of Thomas A. Edison1940 Young Tom Edison
as Major Robert Rogers1940 Northwest Passage
as Henry M. Stanley1939 Stanley and Livingstone
as himself1939 Hollywood Hobbies
as Father Edward J. Flanagan1938 Boys Town
as Gunner1938 Test Pilot
as John Hennessey1938 Mannequin
as himself1938 Hollywood Goes to Town
as Joe Benton1937 Big City
as Fred P. Willis1937 They Gave Him a Gun
as Manuel Fidello1937 Captains Courageous
as Warren Haggerty1936 Libeled Lady
as Joe Wilson1936 Fury
as Dutch1936 Riffraff
as Father Mullin1936 San Francisco
as Ross 'Mac' McBride aka Danny Ross Ackerman1935 Whipsaw
as Steven 'Steve' Grey1935 The Murder Man
as Jim Carter1935 Dante's Inferno
as Bill Shevlin1935 It's A Small World
as Joe Graham1934 Looking for Trouble
as 'Smoothie' King1934 Bottoms Up
as Dr. Crawbett1934 Marie Galante
as Murray Golden1934 Now I'll Tell
as J. Aubrey Piper1934 The Show-Off
as Tom Garner1933 The Power and the Glory
as Joe Buck1933 Face in the Sky
as Bill1933 Man's Castle
as Pat Jackson1933 Shanghai Madness
as Edward Carson1933 The Mad Game
as William Kelley1932 She Wanted a Millionaire
as Danny Dolan1932 Me and My Gal
as Tommy Connors1932 20,000 Years in Sing Sing
as Tom Brian1932 The Painted Woman
as Briscoe1932 Society Girl
as Wilkie1932 Sky Devils
as Jack Doray1932 Young America
as Dick Fay1932 Disorderly Conduct
as Bill1931 Goldie
as Daniel J. 'Bugs' Raymond1931 Quick Millions
as William Donroy1931 Six Cylinder Love
as Guy1930 The Hard Guy
as Saint Louis1930 Up the River

Full Name: Spencer Tracy
Born: 04/05 1900 (April) in Milwaukee
Died: Saturday, 06/10 1967 (June) in Los Angeles (aged: 67)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Spouses (current/former): Louise Tracy
Partner (current/former): Katharine Hepburn
Other names for Spencer Tracy (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Spencer Bonaventure Tracy"
"Спенсер Трэйси"
"Spence"
Spencer Tracy frequently works together with these people:
Cedric Gibbons (28x, Crew)
Clark Gable (23x, Actor)
Katharine Hepburn (22x, Actress)
Mickey Rooney (19x, Actor)
Myrna Loy (19x, Actress)
Douglas Shearer (19x, Crew)
Edwin B. Willis (18x, Crew)
James Stewart (17x, Actor)
William Powell (14x, Actor)
Judy Garland (13x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:12263, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 11/30/2019