Ian Tracey - biography

Actor from Canada

Ian Tracey (born June 26, 1964) is a Canadian Leo- and Gemini Award-winning actor. Over the years, Tracey has participated in over seventy films and television series. Tracey has starred in series like Da Vinci's Inquest and Intelligence, both CBC television series produced by long-time colleague Chris Haddock. He is also well known for his role as the title character in 1979's Huckleberry Finn and His Friends. Tracey was born on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. He grew up in British Columbia's Port Coquitlam. A performer at a young age, Tracey started working at the age of 11, playing in the 1976 film The Keeper starring Christopher Lee. He is also the father of actor Keenan Tracey. Tracey's recent feature film credits include Prozac Nation, Owning Mahowny, with Philip Seymour Hoffman, Kevin Costner's western Open Range and Christopher Nolan's 2001 thriller Insomnia. In 1999, Tracey won the Leo Award for Best Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama for Rupert's Land. Tracey has appeared in a number of movies-of-the-week, including starring in the title role of Milgaard, for which he won both the Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in  ( Wikipedia article )


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Known as
Ian Tracy
Date of birth
Place of birth
Vancouver Island
Keenan Tracey


Year Performance Character
2009 Everything's Coming Up Rosie Douglas
2007 Civic Duty
2006 Prairie Giant Charlie Lawson
2005 Desolation Sound
2004 The Life
2004 Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss
2003 Emile
2002 Liberty Stands Still
2001 Lola
2001 Prozac Nation
1997 Free Willy 3: The Rescue
1995 Man with a Gun
1978 In Praise of Older Women

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