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Harold Russell

Born on January 14, 1914 in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Canadian-born American actor Harold Russell was a paratrooper during WWII when a grenade explosion cost him both of his hands. Later, he appeared in The Diary of a Sergeant, an Army documentary chronicling the rehabilitation of a permanently injured ... Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1946 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Supporting Actor The Best Years of Our Lives Won
1946 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Honorary and Other Awards The Best Years of Our Lives Won
1946 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Special Achievement The Best Years of Our Lives Won


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