News - August 24, 2014

Actor and director Richard Attenborough dies aged 90
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Actor and director Richard Attenborough dies aged 90

Actor and director Richard Attenborough has passed away at the age of 90. 

Attenborough, who starred in classic films like The Great Escape, Brighton Rock and Jurassic Park, died at lunchtime today, according to BBC News, who were informed by Attenborough's son. 

As well as an acclaimed acting career, Attenborough also enjoyed a successful career as a director and was behind the camera on a number of hugely successful and acclaimed films, including Gandhi, Chaplin and Shadowlands. 

His family are expected to make a full statement about his death tomorrow (August 25th).