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British actor and film director Richard Attenborough dies

Monday, 25 August 2014 - 3:16am IST | Agency: dna webdesk

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British actor and film director Richard Attenborough died on Sunday at the age of 90, the BBC reported, citing his son. Among his most famous works were the 1982 Indian epic "Gandhi," which went on to win eight Oscars including best director and best film, and science fiction adventure "Jurassic Park."

He died just days before his 91st birthday. He suffered a stroke six years ago that confided him to a wheelchair. He never quite recovered from it. Last year he was shifted to a care home in West London. He died at lunch time on Sunday.

With agency inputs

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