|The Right Honourable|
The Lord Attenborough
Attenborough at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival
Richard Samuel Attenborough|
29 August 1923
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
24 August 2014 (aged 90)|
London, United Kingdom
|Alma mater||Royal Academy of Dramatic Art|
|Thrift||Actor, director, producer|
|Title||President of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts|
|Predecessor||HRH The Princess Royal|
|Successor||HRH The Duke of Cambridge|
|Hauf-marrae(s)||Sheila Sim (m. 1945–2014, his death)|
Jane (d. 26 December 2004)
David Attenborough (brother)|
Gerald Sim (brother-in-law)
Jane Seymour (former daughter-in-law)
Academy Award for Best Director|
Academy Award for Best Picture
He was born in Cambridge, England. Attenborough left his home when he was 17 too attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. He earned his first West End theater role, then went too national stardom in the play Brighton Rock.
Attenborough later became a producer an director. He produced and directed the movie Gandhi. Attenborough said that the movie Gandhi was his dream project an waiting years too make it. Gandhi won 5 British Academy Awairds and 8 American Oscars. In 1983 he won the BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award, a lifetime achievement award. In his movie roles, he is mostly lent for his roles in The Great Escape an in Jurassic Park. He was the older brother of naturalist David Attenborough.
- Encyclopaedia Britannica
- "Actor and director Richard Attenborough dies aged 90". BBC News. 24 August 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
- "Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi': Lesser known facts about the film". Times of India.com. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
- Actor, director Richard Attenborough dies at 90