15 Iconic Hollywood Actors You Didn’t Know Mentored Your Favorite Stars
Spencer Tracy and Elizabeth Taylor
Spencer Tracy was a legendary leading man in Hollywood for a generation. Elizabeth Taylor was also a legend, although she became a star as Spencer’s stardom was entering a new phase. In Father of the Bride, the two played father and daughter. Apparently, their warm feelings for each other didn’t stop when the camera stopped rolling.
“He was one of the people I think I learned from,” Elizabeth told Larry King. “He had a stillness, a quietness about him that spoke more than volumes, and it just was mesmerizing. He could play anything, any role and he just drew you in.”