WWII veteran, Harold Russell Actor: The Best Years of Our Lives. Harold John Russell was born in Nova Scotia in 1914. His family moved to Cambridge Massachusetts when his father died in 1919. He was training paratroopers at Camp MacKall NC on June 6, 1944 when some TNT he was using exploded in his hands. He lost both hands. After receiving hooks, and training on them, he was chosen to make an Army training film called "Diary Of A Sergeant". William Wyler saw ...

WWII veteran, Harold Russell Actor: The Best Years of Our Lives. Harold John Russell was born in Nova Scotia in 1914. His family moved to Cambridge Massachusetts when his father died in 1919. He was training paratroopers at Camp MacKall NC on June 6, 1944 when some TNT he was using exploded in his hands. He lost both hands. After receiving hooks, and training on them, he was chosen to make an Army training film called "Diary Of A Sergeant". William Wyler saw ...

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"Moon River"  music by Henry Mancini, lyrics by Johnny Mercer    Hear Audrey Hepburn sing "Moon River" (a .MP3 file).   	 Moon River, wider ...

"Moon River" music by Henry Mancini, lyrics by Johnny Mercer Hear Audrey Hepburn sing "Moon River" (a .MP3 file). Moon River, wider ...

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Keri Russell, Actress: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Keri Russell was born in Fountain Valley, California, to Stephanie (Stephens) and David Harold Russell, an executive at Nissan Motors. She began her career on the Mickey Mouse Club in 1991. She stayed with the show until 1993. After leaving The All New Mickey Mouse Club (1989) (where she, along with her castmates recorded an album, MMC), she moved to LA to pursue an acting career. She starred in ...

Keri Russell, Actress: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Keri Russell was born in Fountain Valley, California, to Stephanie (Stephens) and David Harold Russell, an executive at Nissan Motors. She began her career on the Mickey Mouse Club in 1991. She stayed with the show until 1993. After leaving The All New Mickey Mouse Club (1989) (where she, along with her castmates recorded an album, MMC), she moved to LA to pursue an acting career. She starred in ...

Remembering Harold Russell

Remembering Harold Russell

1947 Shirley Temple, Harold Russell & Claude Jarman, Jr. at the Academy Awards

1947 Shirley Temple, Harold Russell & Claude Jarman, Jr. at the Academy Awards

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Olivia de Havilland and Harold Russell with their Oscars at the 19th Academy Awards, March 1947. Russell is the only person in the history of the Academy Awards to receive two Oscars for the same performance.

Olivia de Havilland and Harold Russell with their Oscars at the 19th Academy Awards, March 1947. Russell is the only person in the history of the Academy Awards to receive two Oscars for the same performance.

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"The best years of our lives" Homer loses his hands in War... Nevertheless, he learns to play the piano with the hooks replacing his hands!!

"The best years of our lives" Homer loses his hands in War... Nevertheless, he learns to play the piano with the hooks replacing his hands!!

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Harold Russell holds his two Oscars. Best supporting actor for The Best Years of Our Lives, which is a real gem of a movie, about three WWII vets relearning life at home among civilians....

Harold Russell holds his two Oscars. Best supporting actor for The Best Years of Our Lives, which is a real gem of a movie, about three WWII vets relearning life at home among civilians....

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Olivia de Havilland, Harold Russell, Cathy O'Donnell y Anne Baxter

Olivia de Havilland, Harold Russell, Cathy O'Donnell y Anne Baxter

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