Sunday, 24 August 2014

Richard Attenborough RIP

Breaking news: Oscar-winning film director and character actor Lord Richard Attenborough died today, aged 90, five days short of his 91st birthday. He and his wife Sheila Sim have been living in the same nursing home for a few years, since a fall down the stairs left him severely weakened. They wed in 1945 and enjoyed one of the longest showbiz marriages. They have three children. Shown is a recent portrait of Lord Attenborough - cropped - by Ian McPherson (CLICK). Note the wedding ring. To read the BBC's obituary of one of our greats CLICK.


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