Richard Attenborough biography

Richard Attenborough

Actor, Film director

1923 –

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Who is Richard Attenborough?

Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE is an English actor, film director, producer and entrepreneur. He is the President of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

As a film director and producer, he won two Academy Awards for Gandhi in 1983. He has also won four BAFTA Awards and three 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 and Jurassic Park.

He is the older brother of Sir David Attenborough, the naturalist and broadcaster, and John Attenborough, who was an executive at Alfa Romeo before his death in 2012.

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Born
Aug 29, 1923
Cambridge
Also known as
  • Richard Samuel Attenborough
  • Lord Richard Attenborough
  • Lord Attenborough
  • Dickie
  • Bunter
  • Sir Richard Attenborough
  • Baron Attenborough
  • Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough
  • Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE
  • The Rt. Hon. Richard Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
  • Emmanuel College, Cambridge

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on July 23, 2013

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