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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.
He married English actress Sheila Sim in 1945. He had three children: Michael, Jane and Charlotte.
How did Richard Attenborough die?
|Cause of death||Disease|
|Age of death||90 years|
|Birthday||August 29, 1923|
|Death date||August 24, 2014|
|Place of death||Denville Hall, Northwood, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||St Mary Magdalene, Richmond Church, Richmond, United Kingdom|
My main aim in ‘Gandhi’ was to project him as the vanguard of non-violence. Nowhere in the world has a movement of non-cooperation sans violence received so much support from masses as Gandhi’s movement in India did. He was, to a great extent, responsible for freeing his nation from the British Raj.Richard Attenborough
You act in a movie, and at the end of the day, the director and editor decide what your performance is.Richard Attenborough
I don’t read a great deal of fiction, to my shame, other than the classics.Richard Attenborough
I’m simply saying that heroes are people whose activities, whose attitudes, and whose judgment you just think, ‘Wow. That’s good. That’s right. That’s real.’Richard Attenborough
I think Tom Paine is one of the greatest men that’s ever lived.Richard Attenborough