Born: 14 January 1914, North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: 29 January 2002, Needham, Massachusetts, USA
Although Harold Russell wasn't really an actor, after losing both hands in a training accident with the paratroopers, he was eventually offered a major part in a film. His performance won him 2 Academy Awards in the same year, one for Best Supporting Actor and an honourary one for being an inspiration to all returning veterans.
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) as Homer Parrish