|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 wis born in Cambridge, England. Attenborough left his home when he wis 17 tae atteit the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. He earnit his first West End theatre role, then went tae naitional stardom in the play Brighton Rock.
Attenborough later became a producer an director. He producit and directit the movie Gandhi. Attenborough said that the movie Gandhi wis his dream project an waitit years tae mak it. Gandhi won 5 British Academy Awairds and 8 American Oscars. In 1983 he won the BAFTA Academy Fellowship Awaird, a lifetime achievement awaird. In his movie roles, he is maistly kent for his roles in The Great Escape an in Jurassic Park. He wis the aulder brither o naturalist David Attenborough.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 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
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