William Tracy (I) (1917–1967)


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Pittsburgh-born actor William Tracy was born on December 1, 1917, and began performing professionally as a youth. Trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Art, he appeared in musical and comedy roles until his big break arrived in 1937 at age 19 when he took over the role of fidgety military school "plebe" Misto Bottome in the hit Broadway show ... See full bio »

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(1940)
(1940)
Angels with Dirty Faces Jerry - as a Boy
(1938)
Tanks a Million Sgt. Dorian 'Dodo' Doubleday
(1941)

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 1962-1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Photographer / Man / Motel Manager Swetson
- The Case of the Paper Bullets (1964) ... Photographer
- The Case of the Bogus Books (1962) ... Man
- The Case of the Tarnished Trademark (1962) ... Motel Manager Swetson
 1959 -30-
Unnamed Writer
 1957 The Wings of Eagles
Air Officer (uncredited)
 1952-1953 Terry and the Pirates (TV Series)
Hotshot Charlie / Hotshot Charley / Hotshotshot Charlie
- The Randall Affair (1953) ... Hotshot Charlie (uncredited)
- The Green God (1953) ... Hotshot Charlie (uncredited)
- Extra Cargo (1953) ... Hotshot Charlie (uncredited)
- Macao Gold (1952) ... Hotshot Charlie
- The Maitland Affair ... Hotshot Charlie (uncredited)
 1952 Mr. Walkie Talkie
Sgt Dorian 'Dodo'. Doubleday
 1951 As You Were
Sgt. Dorian 'Dodo' Doubleday
 1951 Sunny Side of the Street
Al Little
 1950 One Too Many
Billy Leighton
 1949 Henry, the Rainmaker
Charlie Richards
 1948 The Walls of Jericho
Cully Caxton
 1948 Here Comes Trouble
Dorian 'Dodo' Doubleday
 1943 Yanks Ahoy
Sgt. Dorian 'Dodo' Doubleday
 1942 Fall In
Sgt. Dorian 'Dodo' Doubleday
 1942 George Washington Slept Here
Steve Eldridge
 1942 About Face (Short)
Sgt. Dorian 'Dodo' Doubleday
 1942 To the Shores of Tripoli
Johnny Dent
 1942 Young America
Earl Tucker, alias Ivan Leslie
 1942 Hay Foot
Sergeant 'Dodo' Doubleday
 1941 Cadet Girl
The Runt, a Cadet
 1941 Tanks a Million
Sgt. Dorian 'Dodo' Doubleday
 1941 Tillie the Toiler
Mac
 1941 Her First Beau
Mervyn Roberts
 1941 Tobacco Road
Dude Lester
 1941 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Sammy
 1940 Gallant Sons
'Beefy' Monrose
 1940 Strike Up the Band
Phillip Turner
 1940 Terry and the Pirates
Terry Lee
 1940 The Shop Around the Corner
Pepi Katona
 1939 The Amazing Mr. Williams
Messenger Boy (uncredited)
 1939 Million Dollar Legs
Egghead Jackson
 1939 The Jones Family in Hollywood
Danny Regan
 1938 Angels with Dirty Faces
Jerry - as a Boy (as William Tracey)
 1938 Brother Rat
Misto Bottome (as William Tracey)
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As an actor he appeared in the title role of the serial adaptation of the Milton Caniff comic strip Terry and the Pirates (1940) and, a dozen years later, co-starred in the television series adapted from the same strip, Terry and the Pirates (1952), this time as Terry's sidekick, Hot Shot Charlie (Charles C. Charles) to John Baer's Terry. See more »

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