Biografia de Spencer Tracy

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Dados Pessoais

Nome: Spencer Bonaventure Tracy
Nascimento e local: 05/04/1900, Milwaukee, WI
Morte e local: 10/06/1967, Hollywood Hills, Hollywood, CA, problemas cardíacos
Ocupação: ator
Nacionalidade: Estados Unidos
Casamentos: Louise Treadwell e Katharine Hepburn (amante)
Filhos: John Tracy, Susanna

Biografia

A família de Spencer é de origem irlandesa. Sua educação foi em colégios católicos, porém, seu espírito rebelde, desde cedo lhe trouxe problemas: foi expulso de 15 escolas. Depois da 1ª guerra mundial (ele foi do exército) começou a perceber seu verdadeiro dom. matriculou-se na Academia de Artes Dramáticas de NY, em 1922 e não parou mais.

Seu primeiro papel na Broadway veio nesse mesmo ano. No cinema estréia em 1930, em “Up the river” graças ao convite feito por John Ford. Daí para a frente começou a ser considerado um dos grandes trunfos da MGM. “Captans courageous” de 1937 e “Boys town”, de 38 tornaram-no a principal estrela do estúdio e lhe deram dois Oscars de melhor ator consecutivos. Teve no total 10 indicações ao Oscar.

Katherine Hepburn é considerada sua melhor parceira, tanto no lado de dentro, quanto de fora das telas. Juntos protagonizaram varios filmes de sucesso, como “O fogo sagrado” (1942), “A costela de Adão” (1949) e “A mulher absoluta”, dentre outros.
No filme ” Boom Town”, de 1940, contracenou com o grande Clark Gable e em O pai da noiva, brilha ao lado da ainda jovem Elizabeth Taylor.

Spencer é considerado um dos maiores dos atores americanos, pois soube, como poucos explorar os mais diversos tipos de gêneros. pencer morreu em 1967, depois de um longo período em que esteve doente. Hepburn esteve com ele até o último momento, cuidando e tratando dele.

Filmografia

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1. Going Hollywood: The War Years (1983) as Himself (Archival Footage).
2. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967) as Matt Drayton .
3. It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) as Capt. C. G. Culpeper .
4. How the West Was Won (1963) as Narrator .
5. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) as Judge Dan Haywood .
6. The Devil at 4 O’Clock (1961) as Father Matthew Doonan .
7. Inherit the Wind (1960) as Henry Drummond .
8. The Last Hurrah (1958) as Frank Skeffington .
9. The Old Man and the Sea (1958) as The old man [Santiago] .
10. Desk Set (1957) as Richard Sumner .
11. The Mountain (1956) as Zachary Teller .
12. Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) as John J. Macreedy .
13. Broken Lance (1954) as Matt Devereaux .
14. The Actress (1953) as Clinton Jones .
15. Plymouth Adventure (1952) as Capt. Christopher Jones .
16. Pat and Mike (1952) as Mike Conovan .
17. The People Against O’Hara (1951) as James P. Curtayne .
18. Father’s Little Dividend (1951) as Stanley Banks .
19. Father of the Bride (1950) as Stanley T. Banks .
20. Adam’s Rib (1949) as Adam Bonner .
21. Malaya (1949) as Carnahan .
22. Edward, My Son (1949) as Arnold Boult .
23. Cass Timberlane (1948) as Cass Timberlane .
24. State of the Union (1948) as Grant Matthews .
25. The Sea of Grass (1947) as Col. Jim Brewton .
26. Without Love (1945) as Pat Jamieson .
27. Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944) as Lieutenant Colonel James H. Doolittle .
28. A Guy Named Joe (1944) as Pete Sandridge .
29. The Seventh Cross (1944) as George Heisler .
30. Tortilla Flat (1942) as Pilon .
31. Keeper of the Flame (1942) as Steven O’Malley .
32. Woman of the Year (1942) as Sam Craig .
33. Men of Boys Town (1941) as Father [Edward J.] Flanagan .
34. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) as Dr. Harry Jekyll/Mr. Hyde .
35. Northwest Passage (1940)
36. Boom Town (1940) as Square John Sand [Shorty] .
37. Edison, the Man (1940) as Thomas A. Edison .
38. Northwest Passage (Book I–Rogers’ Rangers) (1940) as Major [Robert] Rogers .
39. I Take This Woman (1940) as [Dr.] Karl Decker .
40. Stanley and Livingstone (1939) as Henry M. Stanley .
41. Test Pilot (1938) as Gunner [Morse] .
42. Boys Town (1938) as Father [Edward] Flanagan .
43. Captains Courageous (1937) as Manuel [Fidello] .
44. They Gave Him a Gun (1937) as Fred [P. Willis] .
45. Big City (1937) as Joe Benton .
46. Mannequin (1937) as John L. Hennessey .
47. Fury (1936) as Joe Wilson .
48. Libeled Lady (1936) as [Warren] Haggerty .
49. San Francisco (1936) as Father Tim Mullin .
50. Riffraff (1936) as Dutch [Muller] .
51. Whipsaw (1935) as Ross McBride .
52. Dante’s Inferno (1935) as Jim Carter .
53. Murder Man (1935) as Steve Grey .
54. It’s a Small World (1935) as Bill Shevlin .
55. Looking for Trouble (1934) as Joe Graham .
56. Bottoms Up (1934) as Smoothie .
57. Marie Galante (1934) as Crawbett .
58. Now I’ll Tell (1934) as Murray Golden .
59. The Show-Off (1934) as [J.] Aubrey Piper .
60. The Power and the Glory (1933) as Tom Garner .
61. Shanghai Madness (1933) as [Lieutenant Patrick] Pat [H.] Jackson .
62. Face in the Sky (1933) as Joe Buck .
63. Man’s Castle (1933) as Bill .
64. The Mad Game (1933) as Edward Carson .
65. She Wanted a Millionaire (1932) as William Kelley .
66. 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1932) as Tommy Connors .
67. Disorderly Conduct (1932) as Dick Fay .
68. Society Girl (1932) as Doc Briscoe .
69. Me and My Gal (1932) as Danny Dolan .
70. Sky Devils (1932) as Wilkie .
71. The Painted Woman (1932) as Tom Brian .
72. Young America (1932) as Jack Doray .
73. Quick Millions (1931) as Daniel J. “Bugs” Raymond .
74. Goldie (1931) as Bill .
75. Six Cylinder Love (1931) as Donroy .
76. Up the River (1930) as St. Louis .

PARTICIPAÇÃO ESPECIAL

77. Hepburn And Tracy (1984)
78. George Stevens: A Filmmaker’s Journey (1984) as Himself (Archival Footage).
79. The Men Who Made the Movies: George Cukor (1973)
80. RED CROSS PROMO (SPENCER TRACY) (1951)
81. Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (1940)
82. Northward, Ho! (1939)
83. Hollywood Hobbies (1939)
84. Another Romance of Celluloid (1938)
85. Hollywood Goes to Town (1938)
86. The Hard Guy (1930)
87. Spencer Tracy (1962)

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