Harold Russell




Age: 88


Summary: Canadian-American World War II veteran and actor who won two Oscars (one for acting and a special award) for his performance as a disabled World War II soldier in the film The Best Years of Our Lives, and who had lost both hands during a training exercise as a U.S. Army instructor.



Cause of Death: Heart attack


Born: January 14, 1914


Died: January 29, 2002


Location: Needham, Massachusetts