Richard Attenborough Biography, Facts & Life Story

Richard Attenborough British Actor, Filmmaker, Entrepreneur, Politician

Quick Facts

Full Name:Richard Samuel Attenborough

Profession:Actor, Filmmaker, Entrepreneur, Politician


Date of Birth:August 29, 1923

Date of Death:August 24, 2014

Place of Death:Denville Hall, Northwood, United Kingdom

Cause of Death:Natural causes

Birthplace:Cambridge, United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)


Hair Color:Grey

Eye Color:Blue

Richard Samuel Attenborough, an English actor who was born on 29th August 1923 and died on 24th August 2014.

He was regarded as one of the most popular English actors, filmmakers, and entrepreneurs. He became the president of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. And the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Similarly, he has many other credits associated with his broad career.


The veteran actor-film director has made his extensive career by working on many acting and directorial projects. We can see his love for performing art in his movies.

During his career life, he acted in many hit films, such as; ‘The Hundred Pound Window’ which was released in the year 1994.

Richard Samuel Attenborough is still remembered in millions of hearts because of his incredibly amazing talents and excellent acting chops.

He is notable for ‘Brothers in Law’, ‘The Scamp’, ‘One Two Can Play’, ‘The Sand Pebbles’, ‘Only When I Larf’, ‘All Night Long’, and many more that are worth watching.

Undoubtedly, his performances were truly appreciated. His passion for work led him to get lasting success.


Richard Attenborough is the winner of numerous awards and honors. And the best is, he got lasting success by working on many projects till the last year of his life.

Richard Attenborough Education

Qualification: University of Sussex

School: Wyggeston Grammar School for Boys

College: Emmanuel College, Cambridge
United World Colleges

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Richard Attenborough Career

Profession: Actor, Filmmaker, Entrepreneur, Politician


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Salary: Under review

Net Worth: USD $35 million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Frederick Attenborough

Mother: Mary Attenborough

Brother(s): John Attenborough, David Attenborough

Sister(s): Helga Bejach, Irene Bejach

Marital Status: Married

Spouse: Sheila Sim (m. 1945–2014)

Children: 3

Son(s): Michael Attenborough

Daughter(s): Charlotte Attenborough, Jane Attenborough

Dating History:

Pier Angeli (1959)

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