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Richard Attenborough
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Born:29 August 1923Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
Known As:John Hammond"Jurassic Park" (1993)
Trivia: Brother of David Attenborough and John Attenborough. Also, during
World War Two, his parents adopted two German Jewish girls, who
had been brought to Britain as part of the Kindertransport.
(22 January 1945) Richard Attenborough married Sheila Sim; three children.
Was chairman of the RADA (The Royal Acadamy of Dramatic Arts).
(1967) Won Golden Globe Award - Best Supporting Actor
for: "The Sand Pebbles" (1966).
(1968) Won Golden Globe Award - Best Supporting Actor
for: "Doctor Dolittle" (1967).
He was knighted in 1976, and became a Lord in 1994.
It was his life ambition to direct "Gandhi" (1982). He won Best
Director and Best Picture Oscars and Best Director - Motion
Picture Golden Globe Award for that film in 1983.
Video:TVGuide.comRichard Attenborough Videos.
Filmography:The Internet Movie DatabaseRichard Attenborough Filmography.
Departed:24 August 2014Northwood, London, England, UK
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