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Spencer Tracy

Spencer Tracy

D.O.B.: April 5, 1900 (Milwaukee, WI)

D.O.D.: June 10, 1967 (Beverly Hills, CA)

Cause of Death: Heart Attack

Location: Forest Lawn Glendale; Garden of Everlasting Peace

Biographical Notes:

Spencer Tracy met and married Louise Treadwell in 1923.

In 1935 Tracy signed a new contract with MGM, where he would remain for almost 20 years.

He became the first man to ever win back-to-back Oscars for "Captain Courageous" (1937) and "Boys Town" (1938).

In 1942 Spencer Tracey made his first film with Katherine Hepburn, "Woman of the Year".

He worked with Katherine Hepburn in a total of nine films together over 29 years.

He had a life long relationship with Katherine Hepburn. Although Tracy's Catholicism prevented him from seeking divorce, he and Louise separated, and Tracy and Katharine Hepburn would become partners off the screen as well as on.

The relationship with Hepburn lasted until Tracy's death.

Appeared In:

"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (1967) Movie

"It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World" (1963) Movie

"The Old Man and The Sea" (1958) Movie

"Woman of the Year" (1942) Movie

 

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