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
- Sea of Sand (1958)
- Monday at 11am on Film4 HD
- Just before Alamein an Eighth Army desert group plans to destroy one of Rommel’s last petrol dumps.
- I’m All Right Jack (1959)
- Monday at 6.55pm on Talking Pictures
- A world-innocent graduate takes a job in industry; by starting at the bottom he provokes a national strike.