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Richard Attenborough dies age 90

Oscar-winning British film actor and director Richard Attenborough has died at the age of 90.
Richard Attenborough

His son told the BBC that Lord Attenborough died at lunchtime on Sunday.

After a highly-successful career spanning six decades, he was well-known for his roles in films such as Brighton RockThe Great Escape and Jurassic Park.

British Prime Minister David Cameron posted on Twitter: “His acting in Brighton Rock was brilliant, his directing of Gandhi was stunning – Richard Attenborough was one of the greats of cinema.”

Attenborough’s family is expected to make a statement on Monday.

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