A Guy Named Joe

Spencer Tracy

b.4/05/1900 Milwaukee WI

Studied to be a priest at Jesuit Catholic School  WWI: United States Navy  After war enrolls in Northwestern Military Academy  Drops out of Academy to take classes at  American Academy of Dramatic Arts New York   Supporting and Leading roles on Broadway 1920s  Discovered by John Ford and signs with 20th Century Fox  Academy Award for Best Actor in “Captain Courageous” 1937  Academy Award Best Actor “Boy’s Town” 1938  Academy Award nominated “San Fransisco” 1936  Academy Award nominated “Father of the Bride” 1950  Academy Award nominated “Bad Day at Black Rock” 1955  Academy Award nominated “Old Man and the Sea” 1958  Academy Award nominated “Inherit the Wind” 1960  Academy Award nominated “Judgment at Nuremburg” 1961  Academy Award nominated “Guess Who’s Coming for Dinner” 1967   First cinematic movie “Up the River” 1930


Up the River, Quick Millions, Sky Devils, Young Americans, Me and My Gal, Face in the Sky, The Power and the Glory, A Man’s Castle, It’s a Small World, Dante’s Inferno, San Fransisco, Captains Courageous, Mannequin, Test Pilot, Boys Town, Stanley and Livingstone, Northwest Passage, Edison the Man, Men of Boys Town, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Keeper of the Flame, A Guy Named Joe, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, State of the Union, Father of the Bride, Plymouth Adventure, Bad Day at Black Rock, Old Man and the Sea, Inherit the Wind, Judgment at Nuremburg, It’s a Mad Mad Mad World, Guess Who’s Coming for Dinner

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Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo