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Richard Attenborough

Richard AttenboroughAKA Richard Samuel Attenborough

Born: 29-Aug-1923
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
Died: 24-Aug-2014
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director, Actor

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Gandhi

Military service: RAF (1943-46)

Father: Frederick Attenborough
Mother: Mary
Brother: David Attenborough (presenter and naturalist, b. 8-May-1926)
Brother: John Attenborough
Wife: Sheila Beryl Grant Sim (m. 22-Jan-1945, one son, one daughter)
Son: Michael Attenborough (film director, b. 13-Feb-1950)
Daughter: Charlotte Attenborough

    High School: Wyggeston Grammar School, Leicester, England
    University: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
    Administrator: Chancellor, University of Sussex (1998-)
    Administrator: Chairman, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

    Commander of the British Empire 1967
    Knight of the British Empire 1976
    Funeral: Diana, Princess of Wales (1997)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Closing the Ring (14-Sep-2007)
    Grey Owl (10-Sep-1999)
    In Love and War (18-Dec-1996)
    Shadowlands (25-Dec-1993)
    Chaplin (25-Dec-1992)
    Cry Freedom (5-Nov-1987)
    A Chorus Line (10-Dec-1985)
    Gandhi (6-Dec-1982)
    Magic (8-Nov-1978)
    A Bridge Too Far (15-Jun-1977)
    Young Winston (Jul-1972)
    Oh! What a Lovely War (10-Mar-1969)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (11-Sep-2003) · Himself
    Puckoon (7-Jun-2002)
    Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (1-Oct-2001)
    The Railway Children (23-Apr-2000)
    Light Keeps Me Company (5-Feb-2000) · Himself
    Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (8-Nov-1999)
    Elizabeth (13-Sep-1998) · Sir William Cecil
    The Lost World: Jurassic Park (23-May-1997) · John Hammond
    Hamlet (25-Dec-1996)
    Miracle on 34th Street (18-Nov-1994) · Kris Kringle
    Jurassic Park (11-Jun-1993) · Hammond
    The Human Factor (18-Dec-1979)
    The Chess Players (10-Mar-1977)
    Conduct Unbecoming (5-Oct-1975)
    Brannigan (26-Mar-1975) · Cmdr. Swann
    Rosebud (24-Mar-1975)
    Ten Little Indians (24-Sep-1974)
    10 Rillington Place (12-May-1971) · Christie
    A Severed Head (Dec-1970)
    The Last Grenade (Mar-1970)
    Loot (1970)
    The Magic Christian (12-Dec-1969)
    David Copperfield (1969)
    The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (11-Sep-1968)
    Only When I Larf (May-1968)
    Doctor Dolittle (5-Dec-1967) · Albert Blossom
    The Sand Pebbles (20-Dec-1966)
    The Flight of the Phoenix (15-Dec-1965) · Lew Moran
    Guns at Batasi (6-Nov-1964)
    Seance on a Wet Afternoon (20-Jun-1964) · Bill
    The Third Secret (Feb-1964)
    The Great Escape (4-Jul-1963) · Bartlett
    Trial and Error (25-Sep-1962)
    Only Two Can Play (9-Mar-1962) · Gareth Probert
    All Night Long (6-Feb-1962) · Rod Hamilton
    The League of Gentlemen (5-Apr-1960) · Lexy
    The Angry Silence (25-Mar-1960)
    Jet Storm (16-Sep-1959)
    I'm All Right Jack (18-Aug-1959)
    Breakout (17-Feb-1959)
    S.O.S. Pacific (1959)
    Desert Patrol (4-Nov-1958)
    The Man Upstairs (30-Sep-1958)
    Dunkirk (25-Mar-1958)
    Strange Affection (7-Oct-1957)
    Brothers in Law (5-Mar-1957)
    The Baby and the Battleship (10-Jul-1956)
    Private's Progress (12-Mar-1956)
    The Ship That Died of Shame (19-Apr-1955)
    Eight O'Clock Walk (16-Mar-1954)
    Father's Doing Fine (Aug-1952)
    Glory at Sea (16-Jul-1952)
    The Magic Box (1951)
    Morning Departure (21-Feb-1950)
    Boys in Brown (Dec-1949)
    The Guinea Pig (27-Oct-1948)
    London Belongs to Me (12-Aug-1948) · Percy Boon
    Brighton Rock (Dec-1947) · Pinkie Brown
    Dancing with Crime (25-Jun-1947)
    School for Secrets (7-Nov-1946)
    A Matter of Life and Death (1-Nov-1946) · An English Pilot
    Journey Together (1-Oct-1945)


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