Spencer Tracy. Winner of the 11th and 12th Academy Awards for Best Actor (Captain’s Courageous and Boys Town). During his career, Tracy was nominated for 9 Academy Awards for Best Actor and won 2. His last film, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, was completed 17 days before his death. In all, Tracy appeared in 75 films and was considered among his peers as one of the screen's greatest actors. In 1999, the AFI ranked Tracy as one of the top ten Hollywood legends.