Actor and film director Richard Attenborough has died five days short of his 91st birthday
They don’t make them like this anymore!
(Yes, I know it’s from the “Daily Fail”)
Richard Attenborough, the British actor and film director, has died at the age of 90.
Lord Attenborough’s son Michael confirmed that he died at lunchtime yesterday, just five days away from his 91st birthday.
He was one of Britain’s leading actors, before becoming a highly successful director.
The director - hailed as ‘a titan of British cinema’ - appeared in films including Brighton Rock, World War Two thriller The Great Escape and later in dinosaur blockbuster Jurassic Park.
Prime Minister David Cameron said he ‘was one of the greats of cinema’.
Others expressing their love for Lord Attenborough included Ben Kingsley, who shot to superstardom after his performance as Mahatma Gandhi, and fellow actor Sir Roger Moore, who said he was ‘a wonderful and talented man’.
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