Curtis, James Spencer Tracy

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During his lifetime (1900-67), Spencer Tracy was known as Hollywood's 'actor's actor'. Critics wrote that what Olivier was to theatre, Tracy was to film. Over his career he was nominated for nine Academy Awards, and won two.

But there has been no substantial, intimate biography of the man. From his earliest days in stock theatre, Tracy was a publicist's trial, guarding his private life fiercely.

Most of the people associated closely with him also shunned the fanzine limelight - notably his wife, his children and the great actress Katharine Hepburn, with whom he had an affair that lasted over 26 years.

Although his screen roles often depicted a happy, twinkling Irishman, Tracy was a periodic alcoholic and a not very agreeable drunk. But the studios managed to keep him out of the papers.

With the help of Tracy's daughter, Susie, and access to previously unseen papers, James Curtis has now produced the definitive biography of a tortured, complex and immensely talented man.

The book contains 124 integrated photos, many published for the first time.

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"The definitive account of a womaniser, drunk and brilliant actor, and his decades-long affair with Katharine Hepburn" ( Sunday Times)

"Curtis's biography weaves a fascinating, not to say definitive portrait of an individual both naively simple and immensely complex." ( Mail on Sunday)

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The complete, compelling, turbulent life of one of the greatest of all screen actors

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Book Description Cornerstone, United Kingdom, 2011. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 240 x 156 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. During his lifetime (1900-67), Spencer Tracy was known as Hollywood s actor s actor . Critics wrote that what Olivier was to theatre, Tracy was to film. Over his career he was nominated for nine Academy Awards, and won two. But there has been no substantial, intimate biography of the man. From his earliest days in stock theatre, Tracy was a publicist s trial, guarding his private life fiercely. Most of the people associated closely with him also shunned the fanzine limelight - notably his wife, his children and the great actress Katherine Hepburn, with whom he had an affair that lasted over 30 years. Although his screen roles often depicted a happy, twinkling Irishman, Tracy was a periodic alcoholic and a not very agreeable drunk. But the studios managed to keep him out of the papers. With the help of Tracy s daughter, Susie, and access to previously unseen papers, James Curtis has now produced the definitive biography of a tortured, complex and immensely talented man. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780091785246

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