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Attenborough in Elizabeth.

About Richard Attenborough (1923 – )
Richard Attenborough was born on August 29, 1923 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

Attenborough sometimes goes by the nicknames Dickie and/or Bunter.

At 19 Richard made his feature film debut in In Which We Serve (1942).

Richard reprised his Jurassic Park (1993) character, John Hammond, for Universal Studio's Jurassic Park: The Ride attraction.

In 1982 Richard Attenborough achieved great success with Gandhi and won an Oscar as Best Director.

Richard is the father of director Michael Attenborough and actress Charlotte Attenborough.

Fifty-seven years after Richard starred in Brighton Rock (1947), his son, Michael Attenborough, is directing a musical version of Graham Greene's novel.

Richard was appointed a CBE in 1967, knighted in 1976 and created a life peer in 1993.

Attenborough was Vice-president of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA 1971-1994) and is the third president of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA 2002-) Richard was awarded the Patricia Rothermere Award for his lifelong service to theatre at the 2003 London Evening Standard Theatre Awards.

Richard Attenborough's notable movie credits include...

Puckoon (2002) Elizabeth (1998)
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
Miracle On 34th Street (1994)
Jurassic Park (1993)
The Last Grenade (1970)
The Sand Pebbles (1966)
Jet Strom (1959)
The Lost People (1949)
Journey Together (1946)

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Richard Attenborough in The Great Escape.

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Richard Attenborough in Elizabeth (1998).

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Richard Attenborough in Jurassic Park.

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Attenborough in The Sand Pebbles (1966).