Sunday, 24 August 2014
British veteran actor Richard Attenborough dies at 90
British veteran actor and film director Richard Attenborough has died today at lunchtime. He was 90 years old.
Lord Attenborough, one of Britain's leading actors and director, has appeared in films including Brighton Rock, World War Two prisoner of war thriller The Great Escape, Miracle on the 34th street, Jurassic Park.
He won two Oscars as director of Gandhi in 1983.
His later films as director included Chaplin, starring Robert Downey Jr, and Shadowlands
According to BBC, Lord Attenborough had been in a nursing home with his wife for a number of years and had also been in a wheelchair since falling down stairs 6 years ago.
His family is expected to make a full statement tomorrow. Rest in peace!