BIG CHANCE Billie Aken-Tyers is ready for Oklahoma - and then the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, the alumni of which include, from left, Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall (with Humphrey Bogart), Robert Redford and Spencer Tracy
(with Katharine Hepburn)
So Spencer Tracy
said this to Lee Marvin, and he said it to me,'' says Griffiths, the stage-trained star of the film ``The History Boys.
Regarding Spencer Tracy
, Porter says he was more interested in the bottle and in the boys down the lane--that in the end what Hepburn got from Tracy was an older brother, "not the cuddly father she always wanted.
for Captains Courageous (1937) and Boys Town (1938); Fredric March for Dr.
Dear Editor, - There's a Spencer Tracy
film (I think it's Bad Day at Black Rock) in which he tells a villain, 'You're not just making a fool of yourself, you're doing it at the top of your voice'.
BACK in 1967, Spencer Tracy
and Katharine Hepburn were somewhat shaken when their sweet daughter brought home black boyfriend Sidney Poitier.
Laws of Attraction - a remake of the 1949 Spencer Tracy
and Katherine Hepburn classic Adam's Rib - stars Michael as rocker Thorne Jamison who splits from his wife.
Richard Gulley, the late openly gay former aide to MGM studio boss Jack Warner, explaining his claim that Spencer Tracy
was bisexual, as quoted in the April issue of Vanity Fair
Before John McCain's battle over campaign-finance reform or Hillary Clinton's election to the Senate, Spencer Tracy
and Kate Hepburn made a movie about the corrosive power of big money in politics, casting Hepburn as the kind of candidate's wife who ought to be in office herself.
Film star Eleanor Powell was the Grand Trouper throughout the late 1930s and early 1940s and contributed a chatty monthly column discussing her films and supplying anecdotes about other stars such as Joan Crawford, George Burns, Fred Astaire, Red Skelton, Spencer Tracy
, Jimmy Stewart, and Mickey Rooney.
and Katharine Hepburn team up in the romantic comedy Without Love, playing a couple doing their part for the wartime lodging crunch by sharing her Washington DC home.
1900: Spencer Tracy
, the American actor who won Oscars two years in succession (1937 and 1938), was born.