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Lord Richard Attenborough CBE
(1923-2014)

Died aged c. 91

Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE (/ˈætənbʌrə/; 29 August 1923 – 24 August 2014) was an English actor, film director, film producer, entrepreneur, and politician. He was the President of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). As a film director and producer, Attenborough won two Academy Awards for Gandhi in 1983. He also won four BAFTA Awards and four 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 (1994), and Jurassic Park. He was the older brother of David Attenborough, a naturalist and broadcaster, and John Attenborough, an executive at Alfa Romeo. He was married to actress Sheila Sim from 1945 until his death.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Centenary Of Cinema 1996 #135

Lord Richard Attenborough made his first appearance on the stage, in a production by the Leicester Drama Society, here at the Little Theatre in 1937 aged 13 years

Little Theatre, Dover Street, Leicester, United Kingdom where he was