Richard Attenborough

Actor · Producer · Director
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Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, was an English actor, filmmaker, 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). Attenborough joined the Royal Air Force during the Second World War and served in the film unit. read more

Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, was an English actor, filmmaker, 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). Attenborough joined the Royal Air Force during the Second World War and served in the film unit. He went on several bombing raids over Europe and filmed action from the rear gunner's position. He was the older brother of Sir David Attenborough, a naturalist, documenter, and broadcaster, and John Attenborough, an executive at Alfa Romeo. He was married to actress Sheila Sim from 1945 until his death.

Birth Name

Richard Samuel Attenborough

Born

Wednesday, 29 August 1923

Died

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Actor Filmography

And the Winner Isn't Self / Self (archive footage) 2017
Spielberg Self - Segment "Jurassic Park" 2017
The Oscars Self - Actor, Director, Producer (In Memoriam) 2015
Try Not to Smile or Laugh (archive footage) 2015
I Am Steve McQueen Bartlett 'Big X' (in 'The Great Escape') / Frenchy Burgoyne (in 'The Sand Pebbles') 2014
And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
The Greatest Footie Ads Ever Self 2012
David Lean in Close-Up Self 2009
5 Second Movies Hammond 2008
British Film Forever Self 2007
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

And the Winner Isn't Self / Self (archive footage) 2017
Spielberg Self - Segment "Jurassic Park" 2017
The Oscars Self - Actor, Director, Producer (In Memoriam) 2015
Try Not to Smile or Laugh (archive footage) 2015
I Am Steve McQueen Bartlett 'Big X' (in 'The Great Escape') / Frenchy Burgoyne (in 'The Sand Pebbles') 2014
And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
The Greatest Footie Ads Ever Self 2012
David Lean in Close-Up Self 2009
5 Second Movies Hammond 2008
British Film Forever Self 2007
John Wayne: Behind the Scenes (archive footage) 2007
Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool Himself - Interviewee / Self - Interviewee 2005
Within the Way Without (voice) 2004
Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin Self - Director of 'Chaplin' / Self 2003
Forever Ealing Himself (Uncredited) / Self - Interviewee 2002
Puckoon Writer-Director / Writer/Director 2002
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story Magog - Arbiter of Justice Great Council of Mac Slec / Magog 2001
Beyond Jurassic Park Himself / Self 2001
Humphrey Jennings: The Man Who Listened to Britain himself / Self 2000
Ljuset håller mig sällskap Himself - Interviewee / Self - Interviewee 2000
Sir John Mills' Moving Memories Self 2000
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Jacob 1999
Elizabeth Sir William Cecil 1998
Diana: Queen of Hearts Himself (Narrator) / Self 1998
The Lost World: Jurassic Park John Hammond 1997
HARDtalk Self 1997
Hamlet English Ambassador 1996
E=mc2 The Visitor 1996
Empire of the Censors Self 1995
The Making of 'Jurassic Park' Self / John Hammond 1995
Miracle on 34th Street Kris Kringle / Kriss Kringle 1994
Audrey Hepburn Remembered Himself / Self 1993
Jurassic Park Hammond / John Hammond 1993
Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation Self 1988
Biography Self 1987
Mother Teresa Narrator (voice) / Narrator 1986
National Geographic Explorer Narrator 1985
The Golden Gong Himself - Interviewee / Self - Interviewee 1985
The 56th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1984
The 55th Annual Academy Awards Self - Winner 1983
The Human Factor Colonel John Daintry 1979
The South Bank Show Himself, Self 1978
The Chess Players General Outram 1977
A Bridge Too Far Lunatic Wearing Glasses 1977
Arena Himself 1975
Rosebud Edward Sloat 1975
Brannigan Cmdr. Swann / Cmdr. Charles Swann 1975
Conduct Unbecoming Maj. Lionel E. Roach / Maggiore Lionel E. Roach 1975
Ten Little Indians Judge Arthur Cannon / Judge Cannon 1974
10 Rillington Place Christie / John Christie 1971
Great Performances Self 1971
A Severed Head Palmer Anderson 1971
Masterpiece Classic The Old Gentleman 1971
Loot Inspector Truscott 1970
The Last Grenade Gen. Charles Whiteley 1970
Will the Real Mr Sellers.....? Self 1969
The Magic Christian Oxford Coach 1969
David Copperfield Mr. Tungay 1969
The David Frost Show Self 1969
The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom Robert Blossom 1968
Only When I Larf Silas 1968
Doctor Dolittle Albert Blossom 1967
The Sand Pebbles Frenchy Burgoyne 1966
The Flight of the Phoenix Lew Moran 1965
Gypsy Self 1965
Guns at Batasi Regimental Sgt. Major Lauderdale 1964
Seance on a Wet Afternoon Bill 1964
The Third Secret Alfred Price-Gorham 1964
The Great Escape Bartlett 'Big X' 1963
Trial and Error Fowle / Herbert Fowle 1962
All Night Long Rod Hamilton 1962
Only Two Can Play Gareth L. Probert 1962
The League of Gentlemen Lexy 1960
The Angry Silence Tom Curtis 1960
SOS Pacific Whitey Mullen 1959
Jet Storm Ernest Tilley 1959
I'm All Right Jack Sidney De Vere Cox 1959
Breakout Capt. 'Bunter' Phillips 1959
Desert Patrol Brody 1958
The Man Upstairs The Man Upstairs / Peter Watson 1958
Dunkirk John Holden 1958
Strange Affection Stephen Leigh 1957
Brothers in Law Henry Marshall 1957
The Baby and the Battleship Knocker White 1956
Private's Progress Pvt. Percival Henry Cox / Private Cox 1956
This Is Your Life Self, Self - Filmed tribute, Self - Guest 1955
PT Raiders George Hoskins 1955
Eight O'Clock Walk Thomas Leslie Manning / Tom Manning 1954
Father's Doing Fine Dougall 1952
Glory at Sea Dripper Daniels / Able Seaman 'Dripper' Daniels 1952
The Magic Box Jack Carter 1952
Hell Is Sold Out Pierre Bonnet 1951
Operation Disaster Stoker Snipe 1950
Boys in Brown Jackie Knowles 1949
The Lost People Jan 1949
The Outsider Jack Read / Jack Read - The Boy 1948
Dulcimer Street Percy Boon 1948
Brighton Rock Pinkie Brown 1948
Dancing with Crime Ted Peters 1947
The Smugglers Francis Andrews 1947
Secret Flight Jack Arnold / Richard Attenborough 1946
Stairway to Heaven An English Pilot 1946
Journey Together David Wilton 1945
The True Glory Self - Commentator 1945
In Which We Serve Young Stoker 1942

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1988 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1986 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1983 Oscar Best Picture Won
1983 Oscar Best Director Won
1983 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Won
1968 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor Won
1967 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor Won
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