Spencer Tracy

Actor Spencer Tracy Full Name: Spencer Tracy
Nationality: American

Profession: Actor
Why Famous: Spencer Tracey was an actor from the Golden Age of Hollywood, famed for his naturalistic style of acting. He was nominated for 9 Oscars, winning 2 of them. His is also famed for the 9 film partnership with the actress Katherine Hepburn .

Tracey's career began in theatre, before moving to Hollywood. Tracey came to prominence after joining the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio in the 1930s, winning back-to-back Oscars for "Captains Courageous" (1937) and "Boys Town" (1938).

In 1942 he first teamed up with Katherine Hepburn in "Woman of the Year", a relationship that bleed into real life and would last until his death. Although married, Tracy never divorced his wife.

Tracey's later films included "Father of the Bride" (1950) and "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner", which 17 days after completing he died, of a heart attack.

Born: April 5, 1900
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Died: June 10, 1967 (aged 67)

Married Life

  • 1923-09-12 Actor Spencer Tracy (23) weds Louise Treadwell (26) in Cincinnati, Ohio

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