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Richard was born under the official name Attenborough, Richard Samuel on August 29th, 1923. He died on August 24th, 2014 in Northwood, Hillingdon, London, England, UK. Known to his close friends as Bunter. Dickie, he has been a credited actor since the 1963 film The Great Escape.
Richard was a recognizable supporting cast member who's acting range makes him the top choice for a variety of roles. He has appeared in seven films including: the 1998 biography film Elizabeth as the character Sir William Cecil, the 1997 action movie The Lost World: Jurassic Park playing John Hammond and the 1996 drama release Hamlet cast as English Ambassador.
His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1993 adventure film Jurassic Park, which brought in $402,000,000 at the box office.
Richard Attenborough has directed on numerous occassions including: A Bridge Too Far (1977), Gandhi (1982) and A Chorus Line (1985). In 1982 Richard Attenborough produced his first movie, the biography film Gandhi. Since then he went on to produce six movies including: Cry Freedom (1987) and Chaplin (1992) among others .
Richard is a fan favorite, having been featured on the cover of at least five magazines, interviewed in over six publications and featured in seven magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.He has been the subject of at least one biographical film.