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