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British filmmaker Sir Richard Attenborough arrives at a reception hosted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh in this file picture taken Oct. 13, 2003. Attenborough died on Aug. 24, 2014 at the age of 90, the BBC reported, citing his son. REUTERS/Michael Crabtree/Files

Award-winning British director, actor Richard Attenborough dies at 90

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LONDON - British actor and film director Richard Attenborough died on Sunday at the age of 90, the BBC reported, citing his son.

One of Attenborough's greatest achievements was making the cinematic tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, for which he won an Oscar for best director. But he also won worldwide acting fame for roles such as a theme park owner in "Jurassic Park."


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