Richard Attenborough

Born in August 29th, 1923

From Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK

Richard Attenborough Biography

Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, Kt, CBE (29 August 1923 – 24 August 2014) was an English actor, filmmaker, entrepreneur, and politician. He was the President of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). Attenborough joined the Royal Air Force during World War II and served in the film unit.

He went on several bombing raids over Europe and filmed action from the rear gunner's position. As a film director and producer, Attenborough won two Academy Awards for Gandhi in 1983. He also won four BAFTA Awards and four Golden Globe Awards. As an actor, he is perhaps best known for his roles in Brighton Rock, The Great Escape, 10 Rillington Place, Miracle on 34th Street (1994) and Jurassic Park.

He was the older brother of David Attenborough, a naturalist and broadcaster, and John Attenborough, an executive at Alfa Romeo. He was married to actress Sheila Sim from 1945 until his death.

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Richard Attenborough Movies

And the Oscar Goes To... Poster
February 1, 2014
Return to Jurassic Park Poster
February 5, 2011
Closing the Ring Poster
September 14, 2007
Grey Owl Poster
February 15, 2000
Elizabeth Poster
September 13, 1998
Hamlet Poster
December 25, 1996
In Love and War Poster
December 18, 1996

Richard Attenborough TV Shows

The One Show Poster
August 14, 2006
Great Performances Poster
January 28, 1971
Talking Pictures Poster
January 5, 2013
Spécial cinéma Poster
September 25, 1974

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