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Lord Richard Attenborough | Lord Attenborough | Sir Richard Attenborough
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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. ...
1978: Officially retired from acting. He agreed to make a return to acting in Jurassic Park
(1993), saying he was a huge admirer of Steven Spielberg
and always felt bad that Gandhi
(1982) had won the best picture award instead of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
(1982). Spielberg had previously wanted to cast him as Tootles in Hook
(1991), however, he'd been busy directing Chaplin
(1992) at the time.