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Lord Richard Attenborough's Wife Suffering From Dementia

Lord Richard Attenborough has been dealt a personal blow as he copes with his own health issues - his actress wife has been diagnosed with senile dementia.The veteran actor/director, who turns 89 next month (Aug12),...

Lord Richard Attenborough Struggling To Communicate Since 2008 Fall

Veteran actor Lord Richard Attenborough "finds it hard" to communicate since becoming wheelchair-bound following his 2008 fall, according to his son.The 88 year old spent several months in hospital after an accident at his London...

It's A Wonderful Life Tops Christmas Movie List

'It's a Wonderful Life' has been voted the best Christmas film of all time.The 1946 classic - which starred James Stewart as a man contemplating suicide before a guardian angel intervenes - beat off competition...

Wheelchair-bound Attenborough Ends Film Career

Veteran actor Lord Richard Attenborough "won't be making any more movies" after becoming wheelchair-bound following his 2008 fall, according to his brother Sir David Attenborough.The 87 year old spent months in hospital after an accident...

Fry Replaces Attenborough On Theatre Trust

Veteran British actor STEPHEN FRY has replaced LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH as chairman of a charity trust set up to protect a historic London theatre.The Criterion Theatre Trust was created in 1992 when a new property...

Attenborough Dismisses Health Fears

LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH has downplayed reports his health is fading - insisting he has no plans to quit acting for good. The 85-year-old Oscar winner remains in hospital in London five months after a fall at...

Sick Attenborough Quits Film

Veteran actor LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH has sparked fresh fears for his health after pulling out of his role in new movie IRONCLAD and putting his film career on hold. The 85-year-old Oscar winner was admitted to...

Attenborough Recovering Well For Film Role

Veteran actor LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH has vowed to regain his health in time to fulfil his summer (09) obligations to new film IRONCLAD. The 85-year-old Oscar winner was admitted to St George's Hospital in Tooting, West...

Attenborough Still Hospitalised After Fall

Veteran actor LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH is still recovering in hospital after suffering a knock to the head in December (08). The 85-year-old Oscar winner was admitted to St George's Hospital in Tooting, West London on 18...

Attenborough Out Of Hospital

Veteran actor LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH is recovering at home after spending over a month in hospital.The 85-year-old Oscar winner fell and suffered a knock to the head on 18 December (08). He slipped into...

More Awards Success For Oscar Hopeful Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire has added to its haul of awards after winning four prizes at the Richard Attenborough Film awards.Danny Boyle's film - which won four Golden Globes earlier this month - was named film of...

By on 30 January 2009

Attenborough 'Making Progress'

Veteran actor LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH is recovering well despite spending the whole of the festive period in hospital. The 85-year-old Oscar winner fell and suffered a knock to the head on 18 December (08). He...

Attenborough Stable In Hospital

Veteran actor SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH is in a stable condition in hospital after collapsing at his home in Surrey, England. The 85-year-old Oscar winner fell and suffered a knock to the head last week (beg15Dec08)....

Lord Attenborough Stable After Domestic Accident

Lord Attenborough is in a stable condition in hospital after an accident at home.85-year-old Richard Attenborough was scheduled to unveil a plaque in honour of Brief Encounter actress Celia Johnson in Richmond-upon-Thames on Thursday but...

By on 21 December 2008

Barton Tops Movie Nudes List

MISCHA BARTON's nude scene in British moviemaker RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH's romance drama CLOSING THE RING has been named the flesh-flashing clip of the year. Barton's big reveal beat Aussie model/actress' Sophie Monk's nude scene in Sex...

Attenborough: Et Deserved More Oscars Than Gandhi

ET should have been the big winner at the 1983 Academy awards rather than Gandhi, according to Lord Richard Attenborough.He claimed eight Oscars for his biopic of the Indian independence leader - including best picture...

By on 08 September 2008

Attenborough Blames Violent Films For Youth Crime

British filmmaker LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH has called for an end to gratuitous violence on-screen - insisting graphic images in movies have led to a rise in youth crime. The Ghandi director, who starred as a...

Bafta Award To Honour Minghella

Late director ANTHONY MINGHELLA is to be honoured with a special BAFTA Award created in his name, according to British filmmaker LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH. Just three weeks after his untimely death, Minghella's peers at the...

The Bourne Ultimatum Named Brits' Favourite Film Of 2007

The Bourne Ultimatum has won the final accolade of the award season in being named Britons' favourite film of the year.The action sequel took the people's choice prize at the Richard Attenborough film awards after...

By on 29 February 2008

Attenborough's Identity Issues

British actor-turned-director LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH basks in the attention he receives at movie awards ceremonies - because he's always mistaken for his brother outside the film industry. The 84-year-old Jurassic Park star is frequently accosted...

Atonement Wins Big At Baftas

British film Atonement took the best film prize at the Bafta awards ceremony on Sunday.Joe Wright's adaptation of the Ian McEwan bestseller defeated tough competition from the likes of No Country For Old Men and...

By on 11 February 2008

Four Gongs For Atonement At Richard Attenborough Film Awards

Oscar-nominated British movie Atonement has won four prizes at the Richard Attenborough film awards.Adding to its haul of Golden Globes, the period drama won film of the year, with director Joe Wright taking the best...

By on 31 January 2008

Attenborough Desperate For Harry Potter Role

British actor-turned-director LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH regrets he was never offered a part in the HARRY POTTER films - despite his desperate attempts to be involved. The star saw the movie franchise as a global showcase...

Harry Potter Author Jk Rowling Honoured At South Bank Awards

JK Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series of novels, has been honoured with an outstanding achievement prize at the South Bank Show awards.Rowling joins the illustrious company of the award's previous recipients, including Tom...

By on 30 January 2008

Attenborough Tops Santa Poll

Legendary British actor Richard Attenborough has topped a poll of filmgoers' favourite on-screen Father Christmas.Attenborough beat other rosy-cheeked, loveable Santas for his role in the 1994 remake of the classic Christmas feel-good movie Miracle on...

By on 10 December 2007

Attenborough Tips Soccer Star For Movie Fame

Acting legend SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH is tipping England soccer captain JOHN TERRY to become a movie star after he retires from the sport - dubbing him 'the next Arnold Schwarzenegger'. Attenborough is the life vice...

Stars Attend Olivier Tribute

RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH, DAME MAGGIE SMITH and SIR ANTHONY SHER have paid tribute to late acting great SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER, on what would have been his 100th birthday. Lord Olivier's widow Dame Joan Plowright also attended...

Attenborough To Headline Toronto Film Festival

Oscar-winning actor/director RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH's new movie will be premiered at the Toronto Film Festival next month (Sep07). Closing The Ring is directed and produced by 83-year-old Lord Attenborough and stars Shirley MACLaine, Christopher Plummer and...

Attenborough Rubbishes Spitting Image Portrayal

British director SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH has rubbished claims he cried uncontrollably when movie GANDHI received a haul of Oscars in the early 1980s. The JURASSIC PARK filmmaker won the Best Director gong at the 1982...

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