David Attenborough

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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

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet Self 2020
Diving Deep: The Life and Times of Mike deGruy Himself / Self 2020
Seven Worlds One Planet Self - Host, Self - Host, Presenter and Narrator 2019
War on Plastic with Hugh and Anita Self 2019
Climate Change: The Facts Self - Presenter / Presenter 2019
Our Planet Narrator (voice) 2019
Our Planet: Behind the Scenes Narrator 2019
Dynasties Himself - Presenter 2018
David Attenborough's Tasmania Narrator 2018
Attenborough and the Sea Dragon Himself 2018
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet Self 2020
Diving Deep: The Life and Times of Mike deGruy Himself / Self 2020
Seven Worlds One Planet Self - Host, Self - Host, Presenter and Narrator 2019
War on Plastic with Hugh and Anita Self 2019
Climate Change: The Facts Self - Presenter / Presenter 2019
Our Planet Narrator (voice) 2019
Our Planet: Behind the Scenes Narrator 2019
Dynasties Himself - Presenter 2018
David Attenborough's Tasmania Narrator 2018
Attenborough and the Sea Dragon Himself 2018
Attenborough and the Giant Elephant Himself - Presenter 2017
And the Winner Isn't Himself (archive footage) 2017
Blue Planet II Himself - Narrator, Himself - Narrator (voice), (voice) 2017
Planet Earth II Himself - presenter, Narrator, Himself - Narrator 2016
A Plastic Ocean Himself - Special Contributor (as Sir David Attenborough) 2016
Attenborough's Life That Glows Himself - Presenter 2016
Attenborough at 90: Behind the Lens Himself 2016
Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur Himself - Presenter 2016
Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough Himself - Presenter 2015
Cougars Undercover Narrator 2015
The Hunt Narrator 2015
David Attenborough Meets President Obama Himself 2015
Attenborough's Paradise Birds Himself - Presenter 2015
David Attenborough's Conquest of the Skies 3D Himself 2015
Life Story Himself - Presenter 2014
Bjork: Biophilia Live Himself - Opening sequence voice (voice) 2014
Wild Canada Narrator 2014
Galapagos: Nature's Wonderland Himself - Narrator - UK Version 2014
David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive Himself 2014
Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates Himself 2013
When Bjork Met Attenborough Himself 2013
Micro Monsters 3D Himself, Himself - Presenter 2013
National Geographic: Amazing Animals Himself - Narrator 2013
Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero Himself (as Sir David Attenborough), Himself 2013
Natural Curiosities Himself - Presenter 2013
Africa Himself - Narrator (voice), Himself - Narrator, Himself - Presenter 2013
Galapagos 3D Himself 2013
Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild Himself - Presenter 2012
Penguins Himself (voice) 2012
Hummingbirds: Jewelled Messengers Himself - Narrator 2012
Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell Himself (archive footage) 2012
Tales of Television Centre Himself - Director of Programmes 2012
Kingdom of Plants 3D Host, Himself 2012
Superfish Bluefin Tuna Narrator 2012
Secrets of Wild India Himself - Narrator, Himself 2012
Brave New World with Stephen Hawking Himself 2011
Frozen Planet Narrator, Himself - Narrator 2011
The Jonathan Ross Show Self - Guest 2011
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace Himself 2011
Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough Himself 2011
Madagascar Himself - Narrator, Himself - Presenter 2011
First Life Himself - Presenter 2010
Attenborough's Journey Himself 2010
Life Himself - Narrator 2009
Uncovering Our Earliest Ancestor: The Link Narrator 2009
Chris Moyles Quiz Night Himself 2009
Nature's Most Amazing Events Himself - Narrator 2009
Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life Narrator 2009
Skavlan Self - Guest 2009
Tiger: Spy in the Jungle Himself - Narrator (voice) 2008
Life in Cold Blood Himself - Presenter 2008
The 11th Hour Himself 2007
The Graham Norton Show Self - Guest (as Sir David Attenborough), Self - Guest (archive footage) (as Sir David Attenborough), Self - Guest 2007
Trek: Spy on the Wildebeest Narrator (voice) 2007
The One Show Himself - Guest (as Sir David Attenborough) 2006
Planet Earth Narrator, Himself - Narrator 2006
Life in the Undergrowth Himself - Narrator 2005
Bears: Spy in the Woods Himself - Narrator (voice) 2004
Elephants: Spy in the Herd Himself - Narrator 2003
Deep Blue Himself 2003
Enough Rope With Andrew Denton Himself - Guest 2003
The Life of Mammals Himself - Presenter 2002
Timeshift Himself - Former TV Producer (as Sir David Attenborough), Himself - Wildlife Broadcaster, Himself 2002
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Himself - Guest 2001
The Blue Planet Himself - Narrator, Himself - Presenter 2001
The Human Face Himself 2001
State of the Planet 2000
Loose Women Himself 1999
The Life of Birds Himself - Presenter 1998
Survival Island Narrator 1996
The Private Life of Plants Himself - Presenter 1995
Reputations Himself 1994
Life in the Freezer Himself - Presenter 1993
The Trials of Life Himself 1990
A Zed & Two Noughts Himself - Documentary Narrator (voice) 1985
The Living Planet Himself 1984
Natural World Himself - Narrator (voice), Self - Narrator (voice), Narrator (voice), Himself - Presenter, Narrator, Himself - Narrator, Himself - Host, Self - Presenter 1983
Nature Self - Narrator, Self - Presenter, Self - Host, Narrator BBC (voice), Self 1982
CBS News Sunday Morning Self (as Sir David Attenborough) 1979
Life on Earth Himself - Presenter 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 Himself - Guest 1971
Horizon Himself - Presenter 1964

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

Nova 1974
2020 Emmy Outstanding Narrator Nominated
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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