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Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90

24 August 2014 6:51 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Richard Attenborough was a lord, an Oscar-winning director for the much-lauded Gandhi and an unflagging pillar to British cinema. But Attenborough, who died Sunday at 90, was best known as Dickie.

Baby-faced as a young actor and whitely bearded in his older age, Attenborough - warmly known as "Dickie Darling" - presided over six decades of British moviemaking as both an actor and filmmaker with a genial warmth that endeared him to his fans and fellow actors.

"I have no great interest in being remembered as a great creative filmmaker," he told The New York Times when Gandhi was released in 1982. "I want to be remembered as a storyteller."

The actor's son, Michael Attenborough told the BBC that his father died Sunday. He had been in poor health for some time. »

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Actor-Director Richard Attenborough Has Died

24 August 2014 2:55 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, has died. He was 90. The actor's son, Michael Attenborough, told the BBC that his father died Sunday. He had been in poor health for some time. Prime Minister David Cameron issued a statement calling Attenborough "one of the greats of cinema." "His acting in Brighton Rock was brilliant, his directing of Gandhi was stunning," Cameron said. Attenborough won an Academy Award for Best Director with Gandhi in 1982, only one of many highlights of a distinguished career as actor and director. With his abundant snow-white hair and beard, »

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Actor-Director Richard Attenborough Has Died

24 August 2014 2:55 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Acctor and Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, has died. He was 90. The actor's son, Michael Attenborough, told the BBC that his father died Sunday. He had been in poor health for some time. Prime Minister David Cameron issued a statement calling Attenborough "one of the greats of cinema." "His acting in Brighton Rock was brilliant, his directing of Gandhi was stunning," Cameron said. Attenborough won an Academy Award for Best Director with Gandhi in 1982, only one of many highlights of a distinguished career as actor and director. With his abundant snow-white hair and beard, »

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