American actor and advocate for the handicapped Harold Russell (1914 - 2002) holds his two Academy Awards, Farmington, Massachussetts, 1980. Russell won both awards for his performance in William Wyler's film 'The Best Years of Our Lives,' the only actor to win more than one Oscar for the same role.
Composer Marvin Hamlisch, w. two Oscar awards, one for best orginal score for 'The Way We Were' and for the best song (same movie) standing with actor Donald O'Connor (L), Debbie Reynolds & Cher Bono after Academy Awards ceremony.
American film actress Anne Bancroft (1931 - 2005) poses backstage at Academy Awards with Bahamian film actor Sidney Poitier who holds his Oscar statuette for Best Actor in a Leading Role, given for his performance in the film 'Lilies of the Field,' Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, April 13, 1964.
Actors Rita Moreno and George Chakiris winners of Best Supporting Actor Oscars for West Side Story; Greer Garson accepting Best Actress Oscar for Sophia Loren for Two Women and Maximilian Schell winner of Best Actor Oscar for Judgement at Nur
The cover of Life magazine features a photograph British-born American actress Elizabeth Taylor, a smile on her face, as she smokes a cigarette at a post-Academy Award party, an Oscar statuette on the table in front of her, accompanied by the headline 'Elizabeth Taylor: An Oscar at Last,' Los Angeles, California, April 28, 1961.