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Russell, Harold John

Born: 1914 AD
Died: 2002 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Actors

1914 – Born on January 14th in North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.

1944 – After a film-related explosives accident on June 6th, both of Russell’s hands had to be amputated.

         – Married to Rita Russell Nixon.

1946 – Starred in movie "The Best Years of Our Lives" as Homer Parrish.

1947 – Received an honorary and Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for The Best Years of Our Lives.

             – Won a Golden Globe award for The Best Years of Our Lives.

1949 – He wrote memoir "Victory in My Hands".

1981 – Married to Betty Marshallsee.

1992 – The first Oscar winner to sell Academy Award at public auction.

2002 – Died from heart failure on January 29th in Needham, Maryland.