Legendary Actor/Director Richard Attenborough Passes Away Aged 90

Some very sad news to report as movie legend Lord Richard Attenborough, star of the likes of Jurassic Park, Brighton Rock, The Great Escape, A Bridge To Far and Miracle on 34th Street has died just days before his 91st birthday.

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By Mark "RorMachine" Cassidy - 8/24/2014

With heavy hearts we bring you the news that the great Richard Attenborough passed away earlier today in London just a few days before he was due to turn 91. The movie legend will probably be most recognizable to CBMers for his turn as John Hammond in the first two Jurassic Park movies, but the Academy Award winner has provided the world with many more pieces of cinematic brilliance both in front of and behind the camera. Attenborough suffered a stroke six years ago that confined him to a wheelchair, and apparently he never fully recovered. His family was by his side when he passed. Take a look at Lord Richard Attenborough's incredible filmography HERE.
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NovaCorpsFan - 8/24/2014, 3:48 PM
The theme song of 2014 should be Queen's "Another One Bites The Dust". Freakin' loved this guy in Miracle on 34th Street & Jurrassic Park, they were two of my favourite films as a kid. R.I.P. Richard Attenborough. Yet another acting legend gone.
wallhead - 8/24/2014, 3:50 PM
still have miracle on vhs....sigh
DrDoom - 8/24/2014, 3:53 PM
TheManFromMars - 8/24/2014, 3:54 PM
"Welcome... to the Jurassic Park"

R.I.P. I loved Gandhi and Chaplin as well.
Indy - 8/24/2014, 3:55 PM
RIP Richard Attenborough I'll Miss you.

BlackIceJoe - 8/24/2014, 3:56 PM
This is really sad, he was great in Jurassic Park. He will be missed.
Spidey91 - 8/24/2014, 3:56 PM
well...that sucks.

I've never seen Gandhi now that I think about it...well, I guess there's no better time to get on it.
NovaCorpsFan - 8/24/2014, 4:00 PM
I've always considered his "flea circus" monologue in Jurrassic Park as one of the greatest monologues in film history. So simple, yet so effective andhe just delivered it so brilliantly.
Reasonnnn - 8/24/2014, 4:02 PM
damn it this has been a terrible year for legends. :(
comiccow6 - 8/24/2014, 4:04 PM
I was actually hoping for him as Alfred in Batman v Superman. Sad to see him go, especially so soon after Robin Williams.
BlackBolt72 - 8/24/2014, 4:06 PM
Great actor. The Great escape was my favorite. McQueen's motorcycle chaseq scene was state of the art in those days.
dancingmonkey08 - 8/24/2014, 4:11 PM
ah damn, well he might not have had the same impact on me like Robin Williams did, but RIP Richard

Miracle on 34th Street was all the better for having him in it, Chaplin was brilliantly directed by him and his portrayal of John Hammond was one of the most memorable things about the iconic Jurassic Park

"Dr. Grant, My Dear Dr. Sadler, Welcome to Jurassic Park"