1923–2014 | British actor, producer, director
British character actor who escaped from early typecasting as a young coward, revealed an ambitious range of characterisations, and went on to produce and direct
Richard Attenborough became a life peer in 1993. Married actress Sheila Sim in 1945.
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Watch Richard Attenborough on British television
- Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
- Thursday at 11am on Film4 HD
- A department store Santa Claus promises a child that he will provide her with a house, a father and a brother for Christmas.
- Conduct Unbecoming (1975)
- Friday at 2.55pm on Movies4Men
- Friday at 3.55pm on Movies4Men
- In an officers’ mess in India in the 1890s, a cadet is accused of assault on a lady, but the real culprit is a paranoiac who has taken to pig-sticking in quite the wrong way.
- SOS Pacific (1959)
- Monday at 6.30pm on Talking Pictures
- Survivors of a Pacific plane crash await rescue on a small island, which is the site of an imminent H-bomb test.
- Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)
- 31st July at 2.35pm on Talking Pictures
- A fake medium persuades her husband to kidnap a child so that she can become famous by revealing its whereabouts in a trance.