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Tracy turned down roles in Long Days Journey Into Night ( 1962 ) and The Leopard ( 1963 ), and had to pull out of Ford's all-star How the West Was Won ( 1962 ) when it clashed with Judgment at Nuremberg.
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Cagney played Martin " Moe the Gimp " Snyder, a lame Jewish-American gangster from Chicago, a part Spencer Tracy had turned down.
" Flattop ", particularly, had a number of relatives, all with his characteristic head structure and facial attributes, who one by one turned up to avenge their ancestor on Tracy.
With little care for his studies and " itching for a chance to go and see some excitement ", Tracy enrolled in the Navy when he turned eighteen.
In 1955 Tracy turned down William Wyler's The Desperate Hours because he refused to take second-billing to Humphrey Bogart.
Judge Dan Haywood ( Spencer Tracy ), the chief justice in the case, attempts to understand how defendant Ernst Janning ( Burt Lancaster ) could have passed sentences resulting in genocide, and by extension how the German people could have turned blind eyes and deaf ears to the Holocaust.
Whitmore's first major picture was Battleground, in a role that was turned down by Spencer Tracy, and for which Whitmore was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
This republicanism, as well as his advocacy of reason in philosophy and laissez-faire for economic policy, lost him favor with Napoleon, who turned Tracy's coinage of " ideology " into a term of abuse ; Karl Marx followed this vein of invective to refer to Tracy as a " fischblütige Bourgeoisdoktrinär "— a " fish-blooded bourgeois doctrinaire.
But the disappointing film version, directed by George Cukor at MGM Elstree in 1949, instead starred the miscast Spencer Tracy, who turned Holt, an unscrupulous English businessman, into a blustering Canadian expatriate.
A widely believed story, summarized in an article by columnist Tracy Ringolsby, holds that a hospitalized writer from Philadelphia had turned in a ballot with Campanella listed as his first place and fifth place vote.
Although the " Demon Headmaster " TV series ( 1996 – 1998 ) was a success, " Cresswell's star waned " as the BBC " turned to the tougher damaged heroines of Jacqueline Wilson, typified by Tracy Beaker, resident of The Dumping Ground.
On December 8, 2005, after an organizational shakeup that resulted in the dismissal of both manager Jim Tracy and GM Paul DePodesta, the Los Angeles Dodgers turned to Little to be the team's 7th manager since its 1958 move to L. A. As manager of the Dodgers, Little was reunited with several players from the 2002 – 2003 Boston team, including pitcher Derek Lowe, third baseman Bill Mueller, and shortstop-turned-first baseman Nomar Garciaparra.
Tracy responded that though he had sent four individuals to the site when requested, they turned away when they saw the guards.
Tracy and down
In an ecstatic interview after the game, Jim Tracy stated that he told the Rockies ' preceding batter, relief pitcher Adam Eaton, not to swing: " I don't care if he throws three right down the middle, don't swing because I want Spilborghs to have a shot with the bases loaded.
Upon his arrival in Hollywood, Lang joined the MGM studio and directed the crime drama Fury, starring Spencer Tracy as a man wrongly accused of a crime and then attacked by lynch mob who burn down the jail where he is awaiting trial and it is assumed they killed him in the flames, but did not.
Gould did his best to keep up with the latest in crime fighting techniques ; while Tracy often ends a case in a shootout, he uses forensic science, advanced gadgetry, and wits to track the bad guy down.
Shortly before his retirement, Gould drew a strip in which Sam, Lizz, and Groovy held Tracy down to shave off his mustache.
Tracy was prone to bouts of depression and anxiety: he was described by Mrs. Tracy as having " the most volatile disposition I've ever seen — up in the clouds one minute and down in the depths the next.
According to Robert Osborne of the television network Turner Classic Movies in the introduction to the film's airing on its weekly segment " The Essentials ," Tracy, weighted down by his growing alcoholism, refused to give MGM an answer.
When this feud ran down, Douglas broke away from The New Church and began a quest, alongside his new valet Tracy, to find " The New Franchise ".
During a flight from the Cayman Islands to Heathrow Airport, British actress Tracy Shaw, apparently intoxicated, hit her husband, Mr. Ashworth, across the face eight times in the Business Class cabin, just after the Boeing 767 touched down in the Bahamas to refuel before continuing to the UK.
Among the celebrities who have sat down with Inked are Ozzy Osbourne, Tracy Morgan, Slash, Kid Cudi and Billie Joe Armstrong.
Kirk agrees, but he wants Scotty monitored by a " psycho-tricorder " and orders Lt. Karen Tracy to beam down and administer the test.
Otherwise, the road was relatively direct, coming down from Altamont Pass onto Grant Line Road, following Byron Highway into Tracy, and leaving east and northeasterly on 11th Street to the San Joaquin River at the Mossdale Crossing.
Dick Tracy, released in 1990 for the Sega Master System and 1991 for the Sega Mega Drive, was a side-scrolling arcade game where players control the famous hero through various stages to bring down Big Boy.
In 2006, Tracy Beaker Gets Real, a musical version of The Story of Tracy Beaker, toured up and down Britain in various theatres.
Near the end, the dead body of Helena ( played by actress and dancer Tracy Phillips ) rises and dances down the nave representing crossing over into the afterlife.
Frazier eventually returned to the WWF as Mabel in 1998 doing a run in on 1998 King Of The Ring Ken Shamrock and gets beaten by Shamrock later that night, Frazier made an appearance in ECW as apart of the Full Blooded Italians after a match between Tracy Smothers and Tommy Rogers until Spike Dudley took him down with an acid drop, Frazier made his return at the 1999 Royal Rumble, taking on Mankind and later that night jumps one of The Headbangers to enter the Royal Rumble match as Undertaker and his Ministry of Darkness pulls him out of the match and throws him in the back of a hurse, being repackaged as Viscera, a member of the Ministry of Darkness.
" During a playoff game in 2005 between the Houston Rockets and the Dallas Mavericks, the Rockets ' Tracy McGrady drove to the rim and threw down a vicious one handed facial on the Mavericks ' Shawn Bradley, and Kevin Harlan said, " Here comes McGrady -- OH, he just sucked the gravity right out of the building!
Steve and Tracy marry but, at the wedding reception in the Rovers, Becky shows the entire pub Tracy's medical records, which prove she lied about Becky pushing her down the stairs.
Bits of plastic debris would fall down the mountains, and the Plastics ( Nikki, Cola, Tracy, and Honeyface ) would find and use the debris, like a red toothpaste cap for a tooth or something like that.
Tracy and roles
Other film roles include Alien Nation ( 1988 ), Yentl ( 1983 ), Dick Tracy ( 1990 ), and The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland ( 1999 ).
Immediately following graduation, Tracy joined a new stock company based in White Plains, New York where he was given periphery roles.
A variety of other roles followed, but it was the lead in Dread, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist Owen Davis that gave Tracy high hopes for success.
William Wilkerson of The Hollywood Reporter wrote: " This sterling performer has finally been given an opportunity to show an ability that has been boxed in by gangster roles ... film has introduced Mr. Tracy as one of the screen's best performers ".
William Boehnel wrote in the New York World-Telegram, " To begin with, it has Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy in the leading roles.
He is known for his roles as teenage father Ricky Baker in the 1991 film Boyz n the Hood, groom-to-be Lance Sullivan in the 1999 film The Best Man, as Tracy Reynolds, NBA star in the 2002 film Like Mike, and as the Visitor Ryan in the 2009 TV series V.
Often cast as the exotic foreigner, Cansino appeared in several roles in 1935: in Dante's Inferno, with Spencer Tracy ; and Paddy O ' Day, in which she played a Russian dancer.
A loan-out to co-star with John Wayne in the title roles of the now-classic western The Searchers began the first of three pictures he made with director John Ford ; the other two being The Last Hurrah ( 1958 ) starring Spencer Tracy and Sergeant Rutledge ( 1960 ).
Tracy Dawn Scoggins ( born November 13, 1953 ) is an American actress known for her roles as Cat Grant in the television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and Monica Colby in the 1980s prime time soap opera Dynasty, and its spin-off series The Colbys.
A television series based on the film aired on CBS in April 1993, with Garry Marshall, Megan Cavanagh, Tracy Reiner, and Jon Lovitz reprising their roles.
In 1999, the show cast only three contract roles, the first two being in March, when Tracy Lindsey Melchior and Chase Parker stunned the soap with their sudden arrival in town.
She is perhaps best known for playing the dual roles of Niki Sanders and Tracy Strauss on the NBC science fiction drama Heroes as well as her guest roles on several television shows in the 1990s.
In 1941, MGM made a sequel, Men of Boys Town ( see below ), with Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney reprising their roles from the earlier film.
His more famous roles include ; Jouett Goforth in 1931's Cimarron and in 1941's Woman of the Year as the Justice of the Peace who married Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy.
Many of leading names in stage and film appeared in the series, most in the roles they made famous on the screen, including Abbott and Costello, Jean Arthur, Lauren Bacall, Lucille Ball, Ethel Barrymore, John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Charles Boyer, James Cagney, Claudette Colbert, Ronald Colman, Gary Cooper, Joseph Cotten, Joan Crawford, Bing Crosby, Bette Davis, Dan Duryea, Frances Farmer, Errol Flynn, Ava Gardner, Judy Garland, Greer Garson, Janet Gaynor, Cary Grant, Lillian Gish, Charlton Heston, Bob Hope, Vivien Leigh, Ida Lupino, Fredric March, Agnes Moorehead, Paul Muni, Vincent Price, Donna Reed, Ginger Rogers, Mickey Rooney, Frank Sinatra, Ann Sothern, Barbara Stanwyck, James Stewart, Shirley Temple, Gene Tierney, Spencer Tracy, Lana Turner, John Wayne, Jane Wyman, Orson Welles, Loretta Young and Robert Young.
Clark Gable had a top billing clause written into his MGM contract and made three major films in the 1930s with Spencer Tracy in supporting roles ( San Francisco, Test Pilot, and Boom Town ), but when Tracy renegotiated his contract during World War II, he had the same clause included in his own contract, effectively ending the hugely popular Gable-Tracy team.
( 1. 88m ), Emerson's most memorable roles were as a circus strongwoman in the film Adam's Rib ( 1949 ), lifting actor Spencer Tracy up in the air ; a larcenous conspirator in the noirish Cry of the City ( 1948 ); and a mail-order bride in Westward the Women ( 1952 ).
She was also an original cast member in the Tony Award-winning production of Broadway's Hairspray, originating the role of Shelley and understudying the roles of Tracy Turnblad, Velma Von Tussle, and Prudy Pingleton.
Korsmo's acting roles included The Kid / Dick Tracy, Jr. in Dick Tracy ; Siggie, the son of Richard Dreyfuss's character, in What About Bob ?, and Jack Banning, the son of Peter Pan in the 1991 film Hook.
She has since had roles in numerous films including Blood Theatre ( 1984 ), Night of the Comet ( 1985 ) Chopping Mall and Nomads ( 1986 ), Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills ( 1989 ), Dick Tracy ( 1990 ), Where Sleeping Dogs Lie ( 1991 ), Looney Tunes: Back in Action ( 2003 ) and All About Evil ( 2010 ).
Despite having not yet met his later co-star Katharine Hepburn-they met when they made Woman of the Year ( 1942 )-Spencer Tracy originally wanted Hepburn to play both Bergman's and Turner's roles as the ' bad ' and ' good ' woman, who would then turn out to be the same person ( coincidentally Hepburn had hoped to get Tracy for the part that James Stewart ultimately played in The Philadelphia Story ( 1940 )).