: Played Detective Sergeant Trotter in the original cast of Agatha Christie
's long-running stage play "The Mousetrap".
Lord Richard Attenborough | Lord Attenborough | Sir Richard Attenborough
5' 7" (1.70 m)
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I want to make a film about Tom Paine. I think Tom Paine is one of the greatest men that's ever lived. He lived in the 18th century, as you all know, he was an Englishman who was involved in the writing of American Declaration of Independence, the American Constitution, the French Constitution, wrote the great book called The Rights of Man - commercial over! But nobody wants to make it. Nobody. ...
According to his brother David Attenborough
, Richard is no longer able to walk and gets about in a wheelchair. However, he still has all his other faculties about him, and is still as gregarious as ever.
Frequently directs films about the lives of real-life individuals