Richard Attenborough

Actor · Producer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 72
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 Himself (archive footage) 2017
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') (archive footage) 2014
And the Oscar Goes To... Himself (archive footage) 2014
The Greatest Footie Ads Ever Himself (archive footage) 2012
David Lean in Close-Up Himself 2009
5 Second Movies John Hammond 2008
British Film Forever Himself (as Lord Richard Attenborough) 2007
Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool Himself - Interviewee 2005
Within the Way Without (voice) 2004
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

And the Winner Isn't Himself (archive footage) 2017
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') (archive footage) 2014
And the Oscar Goes To... Himself (archive footage) 2014
The Greatest Footie Ads Ever Himself (archive footage) 2012
David Lean in Close-Up Himself 2009
5 Second Movies John Hammond 2008
British Film Forever Himself (as Lord Richard Attenborough) 2007
Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool Himself - Interviewee 2005
Within the Way Without (voice) 2004
Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin Himself - Director of 'Chaplin' 2003
Forever Ealing Himself (Uncredited) 2002
Puckoon Writer / Director 2002
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story Magog - Arbiter of Justice Great Council of Mac Slec 2001
Beyond Jurassic Park Himself 2001
Humphrey Jennings: The Man Who Listened to Britain himself 2000
Ljuset håller mig sällskap Himself - Interviewee 2000
Sir John Mills' Moving Memories Himself 2000
Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Jacob 1999
Elizabeth Sir William Cecil 1998
Diana: Queen of Hearts Himself (Narrator) 1998
The Lost World: Jurassic Park John Hammond 1997
HARDtalk Himself 1997
Hamlet English Ambassador 1996
E=mc2 The Visitor 1996
Empire of the Censors Himself (archive footage) 1995
Miracle On 34th Street Kris Kringle 1994
Audrey Hepburn Remembered Himself 1993
Jurassic Park Hammond 1993
Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation Himself 1988
Biography Himself (archive footage) 1987
Mother Teresa Narrator (voice) 1986
National Geographic Explorer Narrator 1985
The Golden Gong Himself - Interviewee 1985
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
Brannigan Cmdr. Swann 1975
Rosebud Edward Sloat 1975
Conduct Unbecoming Maj. Lionel E. Roach 1975
Ten Little Indians Judge Arthur Cannon 1974
10 Rillington Place Christie 1971
Great Performances Self 1971
Masterpiece Classic The Old Gentleman 1971
Loot Inspector Truscott 1970
A Severed Head Palmer Anderson 1970
The Magic Christian Oxford Coach 1969
David Copperfield Mr. Tungay 1969
The David Frost Show Himself 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
Guns at Batasi Regimental Sgt. Major Lauderdale 1964
Seance on a Wet Afternoon William Henry 'Bill' Savage 1964
The Third Secret Alfred Price-Gorham 1964
The Great Escape Bartlett 'Big X' 1963
Trial And Error 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 1958
Dunkirk John Holden 1958
Strange Affection Stephen Leigh 1957
Brothers in Law Henry Marshall 1957
The Baby and the Battleship Knocker White 1957
Private's Progress Pvt. Percival Henry Cox 1956
This Is Your Life Himself - Guest 1955
PT Raiders George Hoskins 1955
Eight O'Clock Walk Thomas Leslie Manning 1954
Father's Doing Fine Dougall 1952
Glory at Sea Dripper Daniels 1952
Hell Is Sold Out Pierre Bonnet 1951
The Magic Box Jack Carter 1951
Operation Disaster Stoker George Snipe 1950
Boys In Brown Jackie Knowles 1949
The Lost People Jan 1949
The Outsider Jack Read 1948
Dulcimer Street Percy Boon 1948
Brighton Rock Pinkie Brown 1947
Dancing With Crime Ted Peters 1947
The Smugglers Francis Andrews 1947
Secret Flight Jack Arnold 1946
A Matter of Life and Death An English Pilot 1946
Journey Together David Wilton 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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