Richard Attenborough’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 29, 1923

Death Date

August 24, 2014

Age of Death

90 years

Cause of Death




The director Richard Attenborough died at the age of 90 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

British director who won Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director for the 1982 film Gandhi. He also played John Hammond in Steven Spielberg’s 1993 film Jurassic Park.

He married English actress Sheila Sim in 1945. He had three children: Michael, Jane and Charlotte.



“My main aim in ‘Gandhi’ was to project him as the vanguard of non-violence. Nowhere in the world has a movement of non-cooperation sans violence received so much support from masses as Gandhi’s movement in India did. He was, to a great extent, responsible for freeing his nation from the British Raj.” (Richard Attenborough)


“If someone says they’re going to ring me at 10 o’clock and it’s 10 past and they haven’t rung, I’m irritated.” (Richard Attenborough)


“I do not have a brain that I long for in dealing with matters of which I am ignorant – that don’t come within my ken and a rationale, a reason, an argument and so on – and I can’t do that, and I’m not in that bracket at all.” (Richard Attenborough)


“I like to make films about people who changed the lives of others and asserted human dignity.” (Richard Attenborough)


“I just love biography, and I’m fascinated by people who have shifted our destinies or our points of view.” (Richard Attenborough)