Richard Samuel Attenborough
) (born August 29
) is an actor
. He was educated at Wyggeston Grammar School for Boys
and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
He is President of RADA and chairman of Capital Radio. He is also the elder brother of the broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.
He won the 1982 Academy Award for Directing for his motion picture epic, Gandhi.
His acting credits include:
His directing credits include:
As of 2003
, Attenborough is the Chancellor of the University of Sussex
. He was elected to the post on March 20
, replacing the Duke of Richmond and Gordon.
He has been married to Sheila Sim since 1945 and has three children.