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Spencer Tracy

Spencer Tracy in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
Birth name Spencer Bonaventure Tracy
Born April 5, 1900(1900-04-05)
Flag of the United States Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died June 10, 1967 (aged 67)
Los Angeles, California
Spouse(s) Louise Treadwell (1923-1967)

Spencer Tracy (April 5, 1900June 10, 1967) was a two-time Academy Award-winning American film and stage actor who appeared in 74 films from 1930 to 1967. Tracy is generally regarded as one of the finest actors in motion picture history. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Tracy among the Greatest Male Stars of All Time, ranking 9th on the list of 100. He was nominated for nine Academy Awards for Best Actor. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Dr. Jekyll and Mr. ... is the 95th day of the year (96th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Äž: For the film, see: 1900 (film). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Nickname: Location of Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Coordinates: , County Milwaukee Government  - Mayor Tom Barrett (D) Area  - City  97 sq mi (251. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Captains Courageous is an 1897 novel, by Rudyard Kipling, that follows the adventures of fifteen year old Harvey Cheyne Jr. ... Boys Town is a 1938 film based on Father Flanagans work with a group of disadvantaged and dilinquent boys in a home that he founded and named Boys Town. ... BAFTA Award The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organisation that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role has been presented to its winners since 1952 and actors of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award. ... Guess Whos Coming to Dinner is a 1967 Academy Award-winning comedy-drama film starring Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn, and Katharine Houghton. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... The Actress is a 1953 movie starring the award-winning Spencer Tracy. ... is the 95th day of the year (96th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Äž: For the film, see: 1900 (film). ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... Look up Stage in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... See also: 1929 in film 1930 1931 in film 1930s in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films The Indians Are Coming Madam Satan Der Blaue Engel Academy Awards Best Picture: All Quiet on the Western Front - Universal Studios Best Actress: Norma Shearer - The Divorcee... Lauren steiger, born in 1992 at Royal Womens hospital started acting and modelling at the age of 2 and is now currently 15 working in Milan on the catwalks. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Part of the AFI 100 Years. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ...

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Career

He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the second son of John Edward Tracy, an Irish American Catholic truck salesman, and Caroline Brown, a Protestant turned Christian Scientist, and was christened Spencer Bonaventure Tracy. Nickname: Location of Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Coordinates: , County Milwaukee Government  - Mayor Tom Barrett (D) Area  - City  97 sq mi (251. ... Irish population density in the United States, 1872. ... Protestantism is a general grouping of denominations within Christianity. ... The Church of Christ, Scientist, often known as The Christian Science Church, is a nontrinitarian Protestant Christian denomination, founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1879. ...


Tracy's paternal grandparents, John Tracy and Mary Guhin, were born in Ireland. His mother's ancestry dates back to Thomas Stebbins, who immigrated from England in the late 1630s. Tracy attended six high schools, starting with Wauwatosa High School in 1915 and St. John's Cathedral School for boys in Milwaukee the following year. The Tracy family then moved to Kansas City, where Spencer was enrolled at St. Mary's College, Kansas, a boarding school in St. Marys, Kansas 30 miles west of Topeka, Kansas, then transferred to Rockhurst, a Jesuit academy in Kansas City, Missouri. John Tracy's job in Kansas City did not work out, and the family returned to Milwaukee six months after their departure. Spencer was enrolled at Marquette Academy, another Jesuit school, where he met fellow actor Pat O'Brien. The two left school in spring 1917 to enlist in the Navy with the American entry into World War I, but Tracy remained in Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia throughout the war. Afterwards, Tracy continued his high school education at Northwestern Military and Naval Academy in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, but finished his studies at Milwaukee's West Division High School (now Milwaukee High School of the Arts) in February 1921.[1] For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Wauwatosa East High School is a comprehensive public secondary school in the city of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, also home to Wauwatosa West High School. ... Cathedral of St. ... Kansas City satellite map The Kansas City Metropolitan Area is a metropolitan area situated at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers (Kaw Point) and straddling the state border between Missouri and Kansas. ... Saint Marys Academy and College is a religious school of the Society of St. ... This article is about the state capital of Kansas. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu), commonly known as the Jesuits, is a Roman Catholic religious order. ... Nickname: Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... Marquette University High School (or MUHS) is a private, Roman Catholic high school of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ... James Cagney (center) and OBrien (right) in Angels with Dirty Faces Pat OBrien (November 11, 1899 – October 15, 1983) was an American movie actor with over 100 screen credits. ... The multinational Combined Task Force One Five Zero (CTF-150) The British Grand Fleet, the supreme naval force of World War I A rare occurrence of a 5-country multinational fleet, during Operation Enduring Freedom in the Oman Sea. ... “The Great War ” redirects here. ... Aerial View of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard The Norfolk Naval Shipyard, often called the Norfolk Navy Yard, is a U.S. Navy facility in Portsmouth, Virginia, for building, remodeling, and repairing the Navys ships. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... St. ... Location of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin Road sign Image:Http://taylor. ... Established in 1984, Milwaukee High School of the Arts (MHSA), formerly West Division High School, is a high school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. It specializes in preparation for a profession in the arts. ...


Afterward he attended Ripon College where he appeared in a leading role in a play entitled The Truth, and decided on acting as a career. Tracy received an honorary degree from Ripon College in 1940.[2] While touring the Northeast with the Ripon debate team, he auditioned for and was accepted to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. His first Broadway role was as a robot in Karel Čapek's R.U.R. (1922), followed by five other Broadway plays in the 1920s. In 1923 he married actress Louise Treadwell. They had two children, John and Louise (Susie). Ripon College is a liberal arts college in Ripon, Wisconsin, USA. It was founded in 1851, but its first class of students did not enroll until 1853. ... The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA) is a fully accredited two-year conservatory with campuses located at 120 Madison Avenue in New York City (in a landmark building designed by famed architect Stanford White as the original Colony Club) and 1336 North La Brea Avenue in Hollywood (in a... “NY” redirects here. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Karel ÄŒapek (pronounced ; IPA: ) (January 9, 1890 - December 25, 1938) was one of the most important Czech writers of the 20th century. ... R.U.R. (Rosumovi Umělí Roboti) (Rossums Artificial Robots, but usually translated as R.U.R. (Rossums Universal Robots) to preserve the acronym) is a science fiction play by Karel Čapek. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


For several years he performed in stock in Michigan, Canada, and Ohio. Finally in 1930 he appeared in a hit play on Broadway, The Last Mile. Director John Ford saw Tracy in The Last Mile and signed him to do Up the River for Fox Pictures. Shortly after that he and his family moved to Hollywood, where he made over 25 films in five years. For other persons named John Ford, see John Ford (disambiguation). ... The Last Mile DVD The Last Mile is a short (15 minute) comedy-drama written by Terrence McNally for Public televisions Great Performances 20th Anniversary Special (1992). ... Up the River is a 1930 comedy film about escaped convicts, directed by John Ford and featuring Spencer Tracy and Humphrey Bogart in their feature film debuts. ... Twentieth (20th) Century Fox Film Corporation (known from 1935 to 1985 as Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation) is one of the six major American film studios. ... ...


In 1935 Tracy signed with Metro Goldwyn Mayer. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor two years in a row, for Captains Courageous (1937) and Boys Town (1938). “MGM” redirects here. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Freddie Bartholomew in a promotional photo for Captains Courageous Captains Courageous is a 1937 film, based on the novel by Rudyard Kipling. ... Boys Town is a 1938 film based on Father Flanagans work with a group of disadvantaged and dilinquent boys in a home that he founded and named Boys Town. ...

Tracy and Hepburn from the trailer for the film Adam's Rib (1949)
Tracy and Hepburn from the trailer for the film Adam's Rib (1949)

He was also nominated for San Francisco (1936), Father of the Bride (1950), Bad Day at Black Rock (1955), The Old Man and the Sea (1958), Inherit the Wind (1960), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), and posthumously for Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967). Tracy and Laurence Olivier share the record for the most Academy Best Actor nods with nine Oscar nominations. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Adams Rib is a 1949 film starring Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy and directed by George Cukor. ... The April 18, 1906 San Francisco earthquake is the historical background for San Francisco, a 1936 movie romance film between Blackie Norton, a gambling hall tycoon, played by Clark Gable, and a promising but impoverished singer, from Colorado, Mary Blake, portrayed by singer Jeanette MacDonald. ... Father of the Bride is a 1950 comedy film which tells the story of a man trying to cope with all of the disasters that happen along the way from the time that his daughter announces that shes engaged, until the wedding actually occurs. ... Bad Day at Black Rock is a 1955 film which tells the story of a stranger who comes to a small town to give the father of a Japanese_American soldier the medals that his son won. ... The Old Man and the Sea is a novella by Ernest Hemingway written in Cuba in 1951 and published in 1952. ... Inherit the Wind is a play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, which opened on Broadway in January 1955, and a 1960 Hollywood film based on the play. ... Maximilian Schell and Richard Widmark in Judgment at Nuremberg Judgment at Nuremberg is a 1961 film which gives a fictionalized account of the post-World War II Nuremberg Trials. ... Guess Whos Coming to Dinner is a 1967 Academy Award-winning comedy-drama film starring Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn, and Katharine Houghton. ... Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM, (IPA: ; 22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA and four-time Emmy winning English actor, director, and producer. ...


In 1941, Tracy began a relationship with Katharine Hepburn, whose agile mind and New England brogue complemented Tracy's easy working-class machismo very well. Though estranged from his wife, Louise, he was a practicing Roman Catholic and never divorced.[3] It has been suggested that Tom Hepburn be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the region in the United States of America. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ...

Spencer Tracy at the height of his fame.

He and Hepburn made nine films together. Image File history File links Spencer_tracy. ... Image File history File links Spencer_tracy. ...


Seventeen days after filming had completed on his last film, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, with Hepburn, he died from heart failure at the age of 67. Forty years after his death, Tracy is still widely considered one of the most skillful actors of his time. He could portray the hero, the villain, or the comedian, and make the audience believe he truly was the character he played. In the 1944 film The Seventh Cross, for example, he was effective as an escaped prisoner from a German concentration camp despite his heavy-set build. Guess Whos Coming to Dinner is a 1967 Academy Award-winning comedy-drama film starring Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn, and Katharine Houghton. ... It has been suggested that Internment be merged into this article or section. ...


Tracy was one of Hollywood's earliest "realistic" actors; his performances have stood the test of time. Actors have noted that Tracy's work in 1930s films sometimes looks like a modern actor interacting with the more stylized and dated performances of everyone around him.


In 1988, the University of California, Los Angeles' Campus Events Commission and Susie Tracy created the UCLA Spencer Tracy Award. The award has been given to actors in recognition for their achievement in film acting. Past recipients include William Hurt, James Stewart, Michael Douglas, Denzel Washington, Tom Hanks, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster, Harrison Ford, Anjelica Houston, Nicolas Cage, Kirk Douglas, Jack Lemmon and Morgan Freeman. William Hurt (born March 20, 1950) is an Academy Award-winning American actor. ... For other persons named James Stewart, see James Stewart (disambiguation). ... For other people bearing this name, see Michael Douglas (disambiguation) Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American actor and producer, primarily in movies and television. ... Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. ... Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American two-time Academy Award-winning film actor, Emmy-winning director, voice-over artist and movie producer. ... For the composer, see Antony Hopkins. ... Jodie Foster (born November 19, 1962) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress, director, and producer. ... For the silent film actor, see Harrison Ford (silent film actor). ... Anjelica Huston Anjelica Huston (born July 8, 1951) is an Academy Award-winning American actress of both feature films and television. ... Nicolas Cage (born January 7, 1964) is an Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch Demsky December 9, 1916) is an iconic American actor and film producer known for his gravelly voice and his recurring roles as the kinds of characters Douglas himself once described as sons of bitches. He is also father to Hollywood actor and producer Michael Douglas. ... John Uhler Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001), better known as Jack Lemmon, was a two-time Academy Award-winning American actor and comedian. ... Dawsons Creek director, see Morgan J. Freeman. ...


Filmography

  • The Strong Arm (1930)
  • Taxi Talks (1930)
  • The Hard Guy (1930)
  • Up the River (1930)
  • Quick Millions (1931)
  • Six Cylinder Love (1931)
  • Goldie (1931)
  • She Wanted a Millionaire (1932)
  • Sky Devils (1932)
  • Disorderly Conduct (1932)
  • Young America (1932)
  • Society Girl (1932)
  • The Painted Woman (1932)
  • Me and My Gal (1932)
  • 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1932)
  • The Face in the Sky (1933)
  • Shanghai Madness (1933)
  • The Power and the Glory (1933)
  • Man's Castle (1933)
  • The Mad Game (1933)
  • The Show-Off (1934)
  • Looking for Trouble (1934)
  • Bottoms Up (1934)
  • Now I'll Tell (1934)
  • Marie Galante (1934)
  • It's a Small World (1935)
  • The Murder Man (1935)
  • Dante's Inferno (1935)
  • Whipsaw (1935)

Up the River is a 1930 comedy film about escaped convicts, directed by John Ford and featuring Spencer Tracy and Humphrey Bogart in their feature film debuts. ... Quick Millions is a 1931 movie thriller involving a truck driver (Spencer Tracy) and the wealthy woman (Marguerite Churchill) that he covets. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Me and My Gal is a 1932 American motion picture drama and romantic comedy made by the Fox Film Corporation. ... 20,000 Years in Sing Sing is a 1932 black-and-white crime film set in Sing Sing, a notorious maximum security prison in New York State. ... The Power and the Glory is a 1933 film. ... Marie-Galante, an island of the Caribbean Sea in the Guadeloupe archipelago of the French West Indies, and as part of the Guadeloupe Département doutre-mer, is a constitutional part of France. ... The Murder Man is a comedy/thriller film from 1935. ... Dantes Inferno (1935) is a motion picture that draws for inspiration on The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri. ... Riffraff is a 1936 film starring Jean Harlow and Spencer Tracy. ... 2005 DVD cover Fury is a 1936 film noir film which tells the story of a decent man who descends into ruthlessness when the woman he loves moves to the other side of the country to make enough money for them to be married. ... The April 18, 1906 San Francisco earthquake is the historical background for San Francisco, a 1936 movie romance film between Blackie Norton, a gambling hall tycoon, played by Clark Gable, and a promising but impoverished singer, from Colorado, Mary Blake, portrayed by singer Jeanette MacDonald. ... Libeled Lady is a 1936 comedy film. ... Freddie Bartholomew in a promotional photo for Captains Courageous Captains Courageous is a 1937 film, based on the novel by Rudyard Kipling. ... A wooden mannequin For other uses, see Mannequin (disambiguation). ... Test Pilot Is a 1938 film directed by Victor Fleming. ... Boys Town is a 1938 film based on Father Flanagans work with a group of disadvantaged and dilinquent boys in a home that he founded and named Boys Town. ... Stanley and Livingstone is a 1939 movie about reporter Henry M. Stanleys quest for Dr. David Livingstone, a missionary presumed lost in Africa. ... Northwest Passage is a 1940 movie, starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, Ruth Hussey, and others. ... Edison, the Man was a 1940 biographical film depicting the life of inventor Thomas Edison, who was played by Spencer Tracy. ... Boom Town (1940) was a Hollywood film starring Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr, and Frank Morgan. ... Dr. Jekyll and Mr. ... Woman of the Year is a 1942 romantic comedy film in which a feminist, chosen Woman of the Year, tries to keep the spark in her personal relationship. ... Ring of Steel was an Army recruiting film releaseed sometime in the early 1940s and narrated by Spencer Tracy. ... Tortilla Flat is a 1942 film with Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamarr, John Garfield, Frank Morgan, Akim Tamiroff, and Sheldon Leonard based on the novel by John Steinbeck. ... Keeper of the Flame is a 1942 film starring Katharine Hepburn as the widow of a famous politician, whose evil doings are uncovered by reporter Spencer Tracy. ... A Guy Named Joe is a 1943 film by Victor Fleming. ... The Ruptured Duck, which was the bomber depicted in the movie Nose-art of the Ruptured Duck Thirty Seconds over Tokyo is a 1944 film based on a 1943 book by Ted W. Lawson. ... Without Love is a 1945 film starring Katharine Hepburn as a lonely widow, Jamie Rowan, who helps the war effort by marrying a military research scientiest, Patrick Jameison played by Spencer Tracy who has set up his lab in her house. ... Cass Timberlane is a 1947 film starring Spencer Tracy and Lana Turner, based upon Sinclair Lewiss novel, and directed by George Sidney. ... State of the Union is a 1946 Pulitzer Prize winning play by Russel Crouse and Howard Lindsay, which was adapted into a 1948 film directed by Frank Capra. ... Edward, My Son is a 1949 film which tells the story of a man who will commit any crime in order to make his son a success, even driving away his wife in the process. ... Adams Rib is a 1949 film starring Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy and directed by George Cukor. ... Malaya is a 1949 war film starring Spencer Tracy and Jimmy Stewart. ... Father of the Bride is a 1950 comedy film which tells the story of a man trying to cope with all of the disasters that happen along the way from the time that his daughter announces that shes engaged, until the wedding actually occurs. ... Fathers Little Dividend is a 1951 comedy film directed by Vincente Minnelli. ... The People Against OHara is a 1951 film noir based on Eleazar Lipskys novel. ... Pat and Mike is 1952 comedy starring Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. ... Plymouth Adventure is a motion picture drama released in 1952. ... The Actress is a 1953 movie starring the award-winning Spencer Tracy. ... Broken Lance is a 1954 film with Katy Jurado. ... Bad Day at Black Rock is a 1955 film which tells the story of a stranger who comes to a small town to give the father of a Japanese_American soldier the medals that his son won. ... The Mountain is a 1956 dramatic film starring Spencer Tracy and Robert Wagner. ... Desk Set (or His Other Woman in the U.K.) is a 1957 romantic comedy film directed by Kevin Stevens and starring Spencer Tracy (as Richard Sumner) and Katharine Hepburn (as Bunny Watson). Its screenplay was written by Phoebe Ephron and Henry Ephron from the play by William Marchant. ... The Old Man and the Sea is a novella by Ernest Hemingway written in Cuba in 1951 and published in 1952. ... Edwin OConnor (1918 - 1968) was an American journalist and novelist who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1962 for The Edge of Sadness (1961). ... Inherit the Wind is a play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, which opened on Broadway in January 1955, and a 1960 Hollywood film based on the play. ... The Devil at 4 OClock is a 1961 film starring Spencer Tracy and Frank Sinatra and directed by Mervyn LeRoy. ... Maximilian Schell and Richard Widmark in Judgment at Nuremberg Judgment at Nuremberg is a 1961 film which gives a fictionalized account of the post-World War II Nuremberg Trials. ... How the West Was Won is an epic 1962 western film which follows four generations of a family (starting as the Prescotts) as they move ever westward, from western New York state to the Pacific Ocean. ... Its a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World is an American motion picture directed by Stanley Kramer about a madcap pursuit of $350,000 of stolen cash by a diverse group of strangers. ... Guess Whos Coming to Dinner is a 1967 Academy Award-winning comedy-drama film starring Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn, and Katharine Houghton. ...

Quotes

  • On Gene Tierney "Although she was beautiful in her films, they couldn't quite capture all of her. Fortunately, I did even if it was late in my life."
  • "Know your lines and don't bump into the furniture."
  • On drinking: "Hell, I used to take two-week lunch hours!"
  • "I couldn't be a director because I couldn't put up with the actors. I don't have the patience. Why, I'd probably kill the actors. Not to mention some of the beautiful actresses".
  • "I'm disappointed in acting as a craft. I want everything to go back to Orson Welles and fake noses and changing your voice. It's become so much about personality".

Gene Tierney (November 19, 1920 – November 6, 1991) was an American film and stage actress. ... A lion drinking Cygnus olor (mute swan) drinking Drinking is the act of consuming a liquid through the mouth. ...

Cultural references - Miscellaneous Facts

  • Fellow actor Van Johnson referred to Tracy as "my mentor". After Johnson was involved in a serious car accident prior to filming A Guy Named Joe, both Tracy and Irene Dunne petitioned the MGM studio heads to wait for Johnson to recuperate, rather than replace him.
  • Had a brief romance with Gene Tierney while filming Plymouth Adventure.

Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Van Johnson (born Charles Van Johnson on August 25, 1916, in Newport, Rhode Island) is an American film and television actor and dancer. ... A Guy Named Joe is a 1943 film by Victor Fleming. ... Irene Dunne (December 20, 1898 - September 4, 1990) was a five-time Academy Award-nominated American film actress and singer of the 1930s and 1940s. ... MGM logo Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM, is a large media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of cinema and television programs. ... Gene Tierney (November 19, 1920 – November 6, 1991) was an American film and stage actress. ... Gabrielle Christian Gabrielle Christine Christian Horchler (born on July 30, 1984 in Washington, D.C) is an American actress. ... South of Nowhere is an American television series created by Thomas W. Lynch. ...

Bibliography

  • Swindell, Larry (1969). Spencer Tracy; a Biography. New York: World Pub. Co.. OCLC 6078. 
  • Kanin, Garson (1971). Tracy and Hepburn; an intimate memoir. New York: Viking. ISBN 0670722936. 
  • Fisher, James (1994). Spencer Tracy: a Bio-bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. ISBN 0313287279. 
  • Dandola, John (2001). Dead at the Box Office. Glen Ridge, NJ: Quincannon. ISBN 1878452258.  Tracy is a character in this murder-mystery set against the 1940 World Premiere of Edison, the Man.

The Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) was founded in 1967 and originally named the Ohio College Library Center. ...

References

  1. ^ Chang, David A.Y.O. (Autumn 2000). "Spencer Tracy's Boyhood: Truth, Fiction, and Hollywood Dreams" (.PDF). Wisconsin Magazine of History vol. 81 (no. 1): 30-35. Retrieved on 2007-05-29. 
  2. ^ Spencer Tracy. Retrieved on 2007-05-30.
  3. ^ Tracy's decision not to divorce was not based on Catholic Church law. His wife Louise was not Catholic, and they were not married in the Catholic church, making divorce and remarriage possible for Tracy without violation of church law. "It is also certain that the dissolubility here in question is not limited to the marriages of pagans, but to all marriages of unbaptized persons, even though they should belong to some non-Catholic Christian denomination." — Acta Sanctae Sedis, XXXIII, 550 (1901).

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for The Story of Louis Pasteur
Academy Award for Best Actor
1937
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