Oscar winning actor-director Richard Attenborough who is best
known for Gandhi and Jurassic
Park died on August 24 at the age of 90. Richard who was
best known as 'Dickie Darling' presided over six decades of British
film making both as an actor and director. Richard's son Michael
Attenborough informed about his father death. Richard who was 90
was facing health issues with ageing.
Prime Minister David Cameron expressed his grief over the loss
of a legend on Twitter. "One of the greats of cinema": "His acting
in Brighton Rock was brilliant, his directing of Gandhi was
stunning," said David Cameron in a statement.
His acting in "Brighton Rock" was brilliant, his directing of
"Gandhi" was stunning - Richard Attenborough was one of the greats
Richard made his acting debut with In Which We Serve which was
based on 1942 World War II. A Bridge Too Far, A Chorus Line, Cry
Freedom, 'Chaplin, The Great Escape and Shadowlands are some of his
Richard was suffering from health issues since 2008 and he spent
his last few years with wife at a nursing home.