How Richard Attenborough Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Richard Attenborough reached the impressive age of 90 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Director.

Biography - A Short Wiki

British director who won Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director for the 1982 film Gandhi. He also played John Hammond in Steven Spielberg’s 1993 film Jurassic Park.

He married English actress Sheila Sim in 1945. He had three children: Michael, Jane and Charlotte.

How did Richard Attenborough die?

Richard Attenborough's death was caused by Disease.

Information about the death of Richard Attenborough
Cause of deathDisease
Age of death90 years
ProfessionDirector
BirthdayAugust 29, 1923
Death dateAugust 24, 2014
Place of deathDenville Hall, Northwood, United Kingdom
Place of burialSt Mary Magdalene, Richmond Church, Richmond, United Kingdom

Quotes

The old adage about acting – that it’s 98% energy and 2% talent – is true, you know.

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If I were able to write, I probably would. But movies have given me a part of my life where I can express feelings and bring convictions to an audience as if I could write. So I made ‘Gandhi’ about human relations, prejudice and the empire. In ‘Cry Freedom’ I expressed my horror and disgust about apartheid.

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Say what you will about ‘Miracle on 34th Street’; I can take my grandchildren to it. If I had a maiden aunt, I could take her, or my ma and pa if they were alive.

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There’s nothing more important in making movies than the screenplay.

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My main aim in ‘Gandhi’ was to project him as the vanguard of non-violence. Nowhere in the world has a movement of non-cooperation sans violence received so much support from masses as Gandhi’s movement in India did. He was, to a great extent, responsible for freeing his nation from the British Raj.

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