Spencer Tracy

American actor (1900–1967)

Spencer Bonaventure Tracy (April 5, 1900 – June 10, 1967) was an American actor who appeared in movies for thirty years.

Spencer Tracy
Promotional image for State of the Union (1948)
Spencer Bonaventure Tracy

(1900-04-05)April 5, 1900
DiedJune 10, 1967(1967-06-10) (aged 67)
Years active1922–1967
Spouse(s)Louise Tracy
(m.1923–1967; his death)
Partner(s)Katharine Hepburn
(1941–1967; his death)

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, and won it two times, in 1937 and 1938. Along with Tom Hanks, he is one of the only two actors to ever be given two Oscars in two consecutive years. He was a long-time live-in partner of famous actress Katharine Hepburn whilst remaining legally married to another woman until his death. He was diabetic and died of a heart attack. He was Roman Catholic.[1]

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