Ian Tracey, actor (b at Vancouver Island June 1964). Ian Tracey has been acting in films and television since the age of 11. His first of more than 100 credited roles was in the low-budget thriller The Keeper starring Christopher Lee, which was shot in Vancouver in 1975 and aired on American network television 10 years later. Tracey's next role was that of a troubled teenager on the run from a juvenile detention centre in Claude JUTRA's Dreamspeaker (1977), which was shot on the West Coast for CBC's For the Record series.
Ian Tracey's other notable film credits include In Praise of Older Women (1978), Disney's The Journey of Natty Gann (1985), Stakeout (1987), Sandra Wilson's GENIE AWARD-nominated My American Boyfriend (1989), the television movie Conspiracy of Silence (1991), Anne WHEELER's The War Between Us (1995), Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997), Rupert's Land (1998), Prozac Nation (2001), Owning Mahowny (2003), Kevin Costner's western Open Range (2003), Desolation Sound (2005), the miniseries Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story (2006), the Iron Road (2007) miniseries about the Chinese-immigrant contribution to the building of the Canadian railroad, and Keep Your Head Up Kid: The Don Cherry Story (2010) in which he played Harry Sinden, former head coach of the Boston Bruins.
Tracey has been a regular on television series such as Huckleberry Finn and His Friends (as Huck), Sweating Bullets, The Commish, Da Vinci's Inquest (1998-2005) as Detective Mick Leary in all 91 episodes, The Collector and Intelligence. Other series appearances include Mom P.I., CBC's Magic Hour, 21 Jump Street, Heartland, Republic of Doyle, Flashpoint, Sanctuary and Shattered.
Nominated for 7 GEMINI AWARDS, Ian Tracey won for his lead role in the television movie Milgaard (1999) about the real-life wrongly convicted David Milgaard, who was cleared in 1997 of a 1969 rape and murder, one of the most famous examples of wrongful convictions in Canada.