Where Was Harold Russell Born and Raised?

Harold John Avery Russell (January 14, 1914 – January 29, 2002) was a Canadian-American World War II veteran who became one of only two non-professional actors to win an Academy Award for acting (the other being Haing S. Ngor). Russell also holds the unique honor of receiving two Academy Awards for the same role. Russell also has the distinction of being the only performer to sell his award Oscar at auction.

Harold Russell Birthplace

Birth Country:

Harold is originally from Canada.


North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Harold Russell Education

Where did Harold go to university?

Boston University.

Where did Harold Russell die?

Needham, Massachusetts.

Harold Russell died because of heart attack on January 29, 2002 in Needham, Massachusetts.

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