Russell Williams (sound engineer)

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Russell Williams
Born (1952-10-14) October 14, 1952 (age 62)
Washington D.C. United States
Occupation Sound engineer
Years active 1976-2006

Russell Williams (born 14 October 1952) is an American sound engineer. He has won two Academy Awards for Best Sound. He has worked on over 50 films since 1976.

In addition he is the first African American to have won 2 Oscars.

Selected filmography[edit]

Notable awards[edit]

  • Academy Awards: 1989 (Glory) and 1990 (Dances With Wolves)
  • Prime Time Emmys: 1988 (Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami) and 1998 (12 Angry Men)


  1. ^ "The 63rd Academy Awards (1991) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-10-20. 
  2. ^ "The 62nd Academy Awards (1990) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-10-17. 

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