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Richard Attenborough dies aged 90

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Actor and film director Richard Attenborough has died aged 90.

He died at lunchtime on Sunday, his son told the BBC.

Lord Attenborough enjoyed success as one of Britain’s leading actors, before becoming a successful director.

His career highlights included directing 1982 film Gandhi and appearing in 1993 blockbuster Jurassic Park.

Prime Minister David Cameron paid tribute to Lord Attenborough in a statement which read: “His acting in Brighton Rock was brilliant, his directing of Gandhi was stunning - Richard Attenborough was one of the greats of cinema.”

 

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