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Richard Attenborough Dies at 90

By Jameson Brown · August 25, 2014

 

Best known to many as Hammond, Richard Attenborough passed away yesterday at age 90. Alongside this recognizable role, Attenborough was an accomplished storyteller, both in front of and behind the camera. Considered to be his epic masterpiece was the Ben Kingsley vehicle Gandhi. My favorite, though, was The Great Escape – he had a knack for mannerism acting. Sir Attenborough will be missed, as he was a talented actor, director and producer (producing Gandhi on his own coin). I leave you with one last line from his lustrous canon…