David Attenborough

Actor · Writer · Director
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Sir David Frederick Attenborough is an English broadcaster and natural historian. He is best known for writing and presenting, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, the nine natural history documentary series forming the Life collection that together constitute a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on Earth. read more

Sir David Frederick Attenborough is an English broadcaster and natural historian. He is best known for writing and presenting, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, the nine natural history documentary series forming the Life collection that together constitute a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on Earth. He is a former senior manager at the BBC, having served as controller of BBC Two and director of programming for BBC Television in the 1960s and 1970s. He is the only person to have won BAFTAs for programmes in each of black and white, colour, HD, 3D and 4K. In 2018 and 2019, he received Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Narrator.

Birth Name

David Frederick Attenborough

Born

Saturday, 08 May 1926

Actor Filmography

Prehistoric Planet Self 2022
Dinosaur Apocalypse 2022
Climate Crisis: Wildfires 2022
Climate Crisis: Extinction Self 2022
Dynasties II Self - Narrator 2022
The Green Planet Self - Presenter & Narrator 2022
The Mating Game Narrator 2021
Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet Self / Self - Narrator 2021
The Year Earth Changed Narrator (voice) / Narrator 2021
Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World Self 2021
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Prehistoric Planet Self 2022
Dinosaur Apocalypse 2022
Climate Crisis: Wildfires 2022
Climate Crisis: Extinction Self 2022
Dynasties II Self - Narrator 2022
The Green Planet Self - Presenter & Narrator 2022
The Mating Game Narrator 2021
Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet Self / Self - Narrator 2021
The Year Earth Changed Narrator (voice) / Narrator 2021
Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World Self 2021
A Tribute to HRH the Duke of Edinburgh Self 2021
Life in Colour Self - Presenter 2021
A Perfect Planet Self - Narrator 2021
Prince William: A Planet for Us All Self 2020
David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet Self 2020
Extinction: The Facts Self / Self - Presenter 2020
Diving Deep: The Life and Times of Mike deGruy Self 2020
Seven Worlds One Planet Self - Presenter 2019
The Living Thames Self 2019
War on Plastic with Hugh and Anita Self 2019
Climate Change: The Facts Self - Presenter 2019
Our Planet Narrator 2019
Our Planet: Behind the Scenes Narrator / Self - Narrator 2019
Whale Wisdom Self - Narrator 2018
Dynasties Self - Narrator, Self - Presenter 2018
Jeremy Vine Self 2018
Saving Planet Earth: Fixing a Hole Self - Narrator 2018
David Attenborough's Tasmania Narrator / Self - Narrator (voice) 2018
Attenborough and the Sea Dragon Self 2018
Attenborough and the Giant Elephant Self - Presenter 2017
And the Winner Isn't Self 2017
Blue Planet II Self - Narrator 2017
Planet Earth II Self - Narrator 2016
A Plastic Ocean Self - Special Contributor 2016
Attenborough's Life That Glows Self - Presenter 2016
Attenborough at 90: Behind the Lens Self 2016
Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur Self - Presenter 2016
Deep Ocean: Lights in the Abyss Narrator / Self - Narrator 2016
Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough Self - Presenter 2015
Cougars Undercover Narrator 2015
The Hunt Self - Narrator 2015
David Attenborough Meets President Obama Self 2015
Attenborough's Paradise Birds Self - Presenter 2015
Deep Ocean: The Lost World of the Pacific Narrator / Self - Narrator 2015
David Attenborough's Conquest of the Skies 3D Self, Self / Self - Presenter 2015
Life Story Self - Presenter 2014
Bjork: Biophilia Live Self - Opening sequence voice 2014
Wild Canada Narrator 2014
Galapagos: Nature's Wonderland Self - Narrator - UK Version 2014
David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive Self - Presenter 2014
Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates Self - Presenter 2013
When Björk Met Attenborough Self 2013
Micro Monsters 3D Self / Presenter / Self - Narrator, Self, Self - Presenter / Self - Narrator 2013
National Geographic: Amazing Animals Self - Narrator 2013
Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero Self 2013
Natural Curiosities Self - Presenter 2013
Africa Self - Narrator, Self - Presenter / Self - Narrator 2013
Galapagos 3D Self / Self - Presenter, Self 2013
Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild Self - Presenter 2012
Penguins Self / Self - Narrator 2012
Hummingbirds: Jewelled Messengers Self - Narrator 2012
Tales of Television Centre Self - Director of Programmes 2012
Kingdom of Plants 3D Self / Self - Narrator, Self, Host 2012
Hot Tuna Self - Narrator 2012
Superfish Bluefin Tuna Narrator 2012
Secrets of Wild India Self - Narrator, Self 2012
Brave New World with Stephen Hawking Self 2011
Frozen Planet Narrator / Self - Narrator, Self - Narrator 2011
The Jonathan Ross Show Self - Guest 2011
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace Self 2011
Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough Self - Presenter / Narrator 2011
Desert Seas Self - Narrator 2011
Madagascar Self - Narrator / Self - Presenter, Self - Presenter 2011
First Life Self - Presenter 2010
Attenborough's Journey Self 2010
Life Himself - Narrator / Self - Narrator 2009
Uncovering Our Earliest Ancestor: The Link Narrator / Self / Himself - Presenter 2009
Chris Moyles Quiz Night Self 2009
Nature's Most Amazing Events Self - Narrator / Himself - Presenter 2009
Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life Narrator / Self - Presenter 2009
Skavlan Self - Guest 2009
Tiger: Spy in the Jungle Self - Narrator 2008
Rude Tube Self 2008
Life in Cold Blood Self - Presenter / Narrator 2008
The 11th Hour Self 2007
The Graham Norton Show Self - Guest 2007
Trek: Spy on the Wildebeest Narrator 2007
The One Show Self - Guest 2006
Screenwipe Self 2006
Planet Earth Narrator, Self - Narrator 2006
Life in the Undergrowth Self - Narrator / Self 2005
Bears: Spy in the Woods Self - Narrator 2004
Elephants: Spy in the Herd Self - Narrator 2003
Deep Blue Self 2003
The Life of Mammals Self - Presenter 2002
Timeshift Himself - Former TV Producer (as Sir David Attenborough), Himself - Wildlife Broadcaster, Himself 2002
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Self - Guest 2001
The Blue Planet Self - Narrator, Self - Narrator (voice), Himself - Narrator / Self - Narrator, Himself - Presenter 2001
The Human Face Self 2001
State of the Planet 2000
Loose Women Himself 1999
The Life of Birds Self - Presenter / Narrator 1998
Survival Island Narrator / Self - Narrator 1996
The Private Life of Plants Self - Presenter 1995
Reputations Self 1994
Life in the Freezer Self - Presenter / Presenter/Narrator 1993
Live & Kicking Self 1993
The Trials of Life Self / Narrator 1990
Going Live! Self 1987
A Zed & Two Noughts Himself - Documentary Narrator (voice) / Self - Documentary Narrator 1985
The Living Planet Self / Presenter/Narrator 1984
Natural World Self - Narrator, Narrator, Self - Presenter 1983
Nature Self - Presenter, Self - Narrator, Narrator BBC, Narrator, Self 1982
CBS News Sunday Morning Self (as Sir David Attenborough) 1979
Life on Earth Self - Presenter / Narrator 1979
The South Bank Show Himself (as Sir David Attenborough), Self 1978
Arena Himself 1975
Nova Self - Narrator, Self - Presenter 1974
The Richard Dimbleby Lecture Himself - Host 1972
Parkinson Self - Guest 1971
Horizon Self - Presenter 1964
The Nature of Things Self 1960
This Is Your Life Self 1955

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

Nova 1974
2021 Emmy Outstanding Narrator Nominated
2021 Emmy Outstanding Narrator Nominated
2020 Emmy Outstanding Narrator Won
2019 Emmy Outstanding Narrator Won
2019 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program Nominated
2018 Emmy Outstanding Narrator Won
2016 Emmy Outstanding Narrator Nominated
1996 Emmy Outstanding Informational Series Nominated
1985 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming - Writing Nominated
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