April 5, 1900, Milwaukee, Wisconsin – June 10, 1967
Spencer Bonaventure Tracy was an American actor.
Respected for his natural style and versatility, Tracy was one of the major stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age. In a screen career that spanned 37 years, he was nominated for nine Academy Awards for Best Actor and won two, sharing the record for nominations in this category with Laurence Olivier.
He spent seven years in the theater, working in a succession of stock companies and intermittently on Broadway. After a successful film debut in Up the River, his career flourished with a series of hit films, and in 1937 and 1938 he won consecutive Oscars for Captains Courageous and Boys Town.
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