Tracy Spencer( Actor ( "Adam's Rib '))
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Tracy (Tracy) Spencer was born on April 5, 1900, American actor
. He did not chose my career, but if there were acting education at the Academy of Dramatic Art, remained unnoticed for a long time.
. Tracy was thirty, . When John Ford invited him to shoot the comedy "Up the River '(Up The River, . 1930), . opened in the actors kinobiografii whole series of roles gangsters, . had a nuance: it was about simple good guys, . forced into a curve on the track 'Easy Millions' (Quick Millions, . 1931), . '20 Thousand years in Sing Sing '(20000 Years In Sing Sing, . 1932), . 'Dregs of society' (1936),
. Appearance Tracy - a direct view, open face, thoroughness in the figure does not conform to notions of a hardened criminal or villain. And he almost became a victim of its own appearance, if not a significant role in the film by Fritz Lang's 'Fury' (Fury, 1936), where he became the innocent victim of a lynching. Through this work, the actor into the open roles quite another class.
. Always natural, acting almost without make-up, relying only on their capabilities, he captured the audience to its infinite charm, reminding - both in appearance and manner of playing - Jean Gabin, but adjusted his Americanism
. Heroes Tracy more energetic and pragmatic, such as Thomas Edison in the film 'Edison - men' (Edison, The Man, 1940). This was the first actor in over fifty years, only one in Hollywood who are given an 'Oscar' for two consecutive years - first Tracy won the award for the role of Portuguese sailors in the 'Brave captains' (Captains Courageous, 1937, by P. Kipling), and then was marked by the image of a priest at the school for young offenders in 'City Boys' (Boys Town, 1938). Another seven times he was a competitor in the Oscar ceremonies.
. Special place in the biography of the actor engaged in creative and loving and romantic union with Katharine Hepburn, . usually they played together in a lyrical comedy - 'Woman of the Year' (Woman Of The Year, . 1942), . 'Adam's Rib' (Adam's Rib, . 1949), . 'Pat and Mike' (Pat And Mike, . 1952),
. The last time they were photographed together just before the death of Tracy. Nearly 20 years after the actress has devoted his documentaries 'Spencer Tracy Legacy: a tribute to Katharine Hepburn'.
In 60-ies the actor also had the good fortune to find a truly 'a director' - Stanley Kramer. One after another, followed by movies, . included in the gold fund - 'reap the whirlwind' (Inherit The Wind, . 1960), . 'Nuremberg trial' (Judgment At Nuremberg, . 1961), . 'This is insane, . crazy, . crazy, . Mad World '(It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World, . 1963), . Guessing, . Who's Coming to Dinner '(Guess Who's Coming To Dinner, . 1967) - ostrosotsialnye, . in the spirit of the time, . they gave room for intelligence, . subtle psychology and humor,
. All in all Spencer Tracy was more than 70 roles in film. Died June 10, 1967.