Spencer Tracy

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Craggy, likable, and sincere-seeming, Spencer Tracy was considered by many of his peers of the time, including Humphrey Bogart, as the best living American actor. Spencer Tracy played gangsters, priests, and best friends, until coming into his own as a screen star.

His defining role was as as a ghostly pilot in "A Guy Named Joe." Other notable films include: "Captains Courageous", "Boy's Town", "Adam's Rib", "Father of the Bride", "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World", and "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?"

Spencer Tracy maintained a mostly secret romance with frequent co-star Katharine Hepburn, secret because he was married at the time. More