ACTOR

Spencer Tracy

1900 - 1967

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Spencer Bonaventure Tracy (April 5, 1900 – June 10, 1967) was an American actor, known for his natural performing style and versatility. One of the major stars of Hollywood's Golden Age, Tracy won two consecutive Academy Awards for Best Actor from nine nominations. Tracy first discovered his talent for acting while attending Ripon College, and he later received a scholarship for the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Spencer Tracy has received more than 5,439,817 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 75 in 2019). Spencer Tracy is the 145th most popular actor (up from 148th in 2019), the 281st most popular biography from United States (up from 287th in 2019) and the 76th most popular American Actor.

Spencer Tracy was an American actor who was most famous for his roles in films such as "Captains Courageous," "Boys Town," and "A Guy Named Joe."

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  • 5.4M

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  • 76.76

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 76

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.30

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Spencer Tracy ranks 145 out of 10,030Before him are Bette Davis, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Walker, Charlotte Rampling, Joe Pesci, and Peter Ustinov. After him are Ian Holm, Eli Wallach, Fred Astaire, Christopher Walken, Audie Murphy, and Anouk Aimée.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1900, Spencer Tracy ranks 14Before him are Hans-Georg Gadamer, Hans Frank, Adolf Dassler, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Charles Francis Richter, and Frédéric Joliot-Curie. After him are Vasily Chuikov, Margaret Mitchell, Jacques Prévert, Heinrich Müller, Dennis Gabor, and Sándor Márai. Among people deceased in 1967, Spencer Tracy ranks 9Before him are Puyi, Konrad Adenauer, Vivien Leigh, Edward Hopper, Ilse Koch, and J. Robert Oppenheimer. After him are Jack Ruby, Vladimir Komarov, Mohammad Mosaddegh, Clement Attlee, André Maurois, and Gordon Allport.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Spencer Tracy ranks 281 out of 15,968Before him are B.B. King (1925), Jay Leno (1950), Joe Pesci (1943), Ezra Pound (1885), Norbert Wiener (1894), and Tim Cook (1960). After him are Brian De Palma (1940), Jimmy Wales (1966), Man Ray (1890), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1947), Eli Wallach (1915), and Fred Astaire (1899).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Spencer Tracy ranks 76Before him are Diane Keaton (1946), Leonardo DiCaprio (1974), Bette Davis (1908), Gwyneth Paltrow (1972), Paul Walker (1973), and Joe Pesci (1943). After him are Eli Wallach (1915), Fred Astaire (1899), Christopher Walken (1943), Audie Murphy (1925), Liza Minnelli (1946), and Cameron Diaz (1972).

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