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Lee Tracy

Lee Tracy

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1898-04-14 · Deathday: 1968-10-18 (70 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

39 Movies · 7 TV shows

Biography

William Lee Tracy (April 14, 1898 – October 18, 1968) was an American actor. He was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe for his supporting role in the 1964 film The Best Man.

Career

Tracy was born in Atlanta, Georgia. After graduating from the Western Military Academy in 1918, he studied electrical engineering at Union College and then served as a second lieutenant in the Army during World War I. In the early 1920s, he decided to begin working as an actor. He made his Broadway debut in the original 1924 production of George Kelly's play The Show-Off. Two years later, he starred in the hit production of Broadway, for which he received the New York Drama Critics Award. In 1928, he created the role of reporter Hildy Johnson in the original Broadway production of The Front Page.

Early Life

Tracy was born in Atlanta, Georgia. After graduating from the Western Military Academy in 1918, he studied electrical engineering at Union College and then served as a second lieutenant in the Army during World War I. In the early 1920s, he decided to begin working as an actor. He made his Broadway debut in the original 1924 production of George Kelly's play The Show-Off. Two years later, he starred in the hit production of Broadway, for which he received the New York Drama Critics Award. In 1928, he created the role of reporter Hildy Johnson in the original Broadway production of The Front Page.

Movies & TV shows

1964.

2 Movies · 1 TV show

1961.

2 TV shows

1959.

1 TV show

1956.

1 TV show

1949.

2 TV shows

1947.

1 Movie

1945.

2 Movies

1943.

1 Movie

1942.

1 Movie

1940.

1 Movie

1939.

1 Movie

1938.

1 Movie

1937.

3 Movies

1936.

2 Movies

1935.

3 Movies

1934.

3 Movies

1933.

7 Movies

1932.

7 Movies

1930.

2 Movies

1929.

2 Movies
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