William Tracy

Actor
William Tracy was a big screen film actor known for powerful performances. Tracy's early roles were in comedies like "Brother Rat" (1938) with Priscilla Lane and Wayne Morris, "Million Dollar Legs" (1939) starring ... Read more »
Born: 12/01/1917 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Actor (20)

The Wings of Eagles 1957 (Movie)

Air Officer (Actor)

The Walls of Jericho 1948 (Movie)

Cully Caxton (Actor)

Stage Door Canteen 1942 (Movie)

(Actor)

Mr. & Mrs. Smith 1940 (Movie)

Sammy (Actor)

Tanks a Million 1940 (Movie)

Sgt. Dorian 'Dodo' Doubleday (Actor)

The Shop Around the Corner 1939 (Movie)

(Actor)

Brother Rat 1938 (Movie)

(Actor)

Angels With Dirty Faces 1937 (Movie)

Jerry Connolly (Actor)

About Face (Movie)

Sergeant Doubleday (Actor)

George Washington Slept Here (Movie)

Steve Eldredge (Actor)

Hay Foot (Movie)

(Actor)

Henry, the Rainmaker (Movie)

Charlie Richards (Actor)

Here Comes Trouble (Movie)

(Actor)

Million Dollar Legs (Movie)

Egghead Jackson (Actor)

She Knew All the Answers (Movie)

Benny (Actor)

Strike up the Band (Movie)

Phillip Turner (Actor)

To the Shores of Tripoli (Movie)

Johnny Dent (Actor)

Tobacco Road (Movie)

Dude Lester (Actor)

Young America (Movie)

(Actor)
Production Management (2)

The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Technical Director

Common Miracles: The New American Revolution in Learning (TV Show)

Technical Operations Manager

Biography

William Tracy was a big screen film actor known for powerful performances. Tracy's early roles were in comedies like "Brother Rat" (1938) with Priscilla Lane and Wayne Morris, "Million Dollar Legs" (1939) starring Betty Grable and "The Jones Family in Hollywood" (1939) with Jed Prouty. He also appeared in "The Shop Around the Corner" (1940) with Margaret Sullavan and James Stewart and "Strike Up the Band" (1940). He continued to act in productions like the comedy "Her First Beau" (1941) with Jane Withers, "Tanks a Million" (1941) and the dramatic adaptation "Tobacco Road" (1941) with Charley Grapewin. He also appeared in the Joan Bennett comedy "She Knew All the Answers" (1941). Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in "Here Comes Trouble" (1948), the Cornel Wilde drama "The Walls of Jericho" (1948) and "Henry, the Rainmaker" (1949) with Raymond Walburn. He also appeared in the biopic drama "The Wings of Eagles" (1957) with John Wayne. Tracy was most recently credited in "The 21st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" (ABC, 1993-94). Tracy passed away in June 1967 at the age of 50.

Relationships

Daughter
survived him

Wife
survived him

EDUCATION

American Academy of Dramatic Arts

New York, New York

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