Richard Attenborough

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Birthday
29, 1923
Birthplace
Cambridge, England
Death Date
Aug 24, 2014 (90)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1923
Birthplace
Cambridge, England
Death Date
Aug 24, 2014 (90)

About

British director who won Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director for the 1982 film Gandhi. He also played John Hammond in Steven Spielberg's 1993 film Jurassic Park.

Before Fame

He served in the Royal Air Force during World War II.

Trivia

Other acting roles of his include Roger Bartlett in The Great Escape in 1963 and Kris Kringle in 1994's Miracle on 34th Street.

Family Life

He married English actress Sheila Sim in 1945. He had three children: Michael, Jane and Charlotte.

Associated With

He acted alongside Rex Harrison in the 1967 musical Dr. Doolittle.