Attenborough


Attenborough
I. David Attenborough (1926– )
a British television presenter and programme maker who has made many programmes about nature, including the series Life on Earth. He is well known for getting very close to the animals he films, and describing them in a voice that is very quiet but very enthusiastic. He was made a knight in 1985. Richard Attenborough is his brother.
II. Richard Attenborough (1923– )
an English film actor, producer and director. He has acted in many famous British films, including Brighton Rock (1947). His most successful film as director and producer was Gandhi (1982), which won eight Oscars. He was made a knight in 1976 and a life peer in 1993. David Attenborough is his brother.

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  • Attenborough —   [ ætnbrə], Sir (seit 1976) Richard, britischer Filmschauspieler, regisseur und produzent, * Cambridge 29. 8. 1923; 1941 bis Ende der 1950er Jahre Bühnenlaufbahn; wirkte als Filmschauspieler u. a. in »Brighton Rock« (1947), »Jurassic Park«… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Attenborough — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a topographical name for a dweller by a fort . The derivation of the name is from the Middle English atten , at the, with the Olde English pre 7th Century burg, burh , a fortified place,… …   Surnames reference

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  • Attenborough in Paradise — is a BBC documentary written and presented by David Attenborough. It was first transmitted in 1996 and is part of the Attenborough in Paradise and Other Personal Voyages collection of 7 documentaries.In this program Attenborough fulfills a… …   Wikipedia


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