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Overview (2)

Born in England, UK
Birth NameMichael John Attenborough

Mini Bio (1)

Michael Attenborough was born on February 13, 1950 in England as Michael John Attenborough. He is a director, known for Great Performances (1971) and Where Words Prevail (2005). He has been married to Karen E. Lewis since April 14, 1984. They have two children. He was previously married to Jane Seymour.

Spouse (2)

Karen E. Lewis (14 April 1984 - present) (2 children)
Jane Seymour (1971 - 1973) (divorced)

Trivia (12)

He is on the Council of RADA.
Artistic director of The Almeida Theatre, London.
Brother of actress Charlotte Attenborough and Jane Attenborough.
Nephew of naturalist David Attenborough and actor Gerald Sim.
Brother-in-law of actor Graham Sinclair.
2003 - Is now joint Vice-chairman of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) with Alan Rickman.
His sister Jane, her mother-in-law, Jane Holland, and his niece Lucy were killed by a tsunami while vacationing in Phuket, Thailand. Another niece, Alice, was seriously injured. [December 26, 2004]
He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2013 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to the Theatre. He is a Theatre director and producer.
Artistic Director of the Almeida Theatre in London [December 2004]
London, England: drama director and producer [June 2013]
He is the father of Tom Attenborough.

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