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Richard Attenborough in "And Then There Were None" (AKA Ten Little Indians)

Richard Attenborough (1923 - 2014)

Director

Film DeathsEdit

  • In Which We Serve (1942) [Young Stoker]: Fatally wounded when a German plane opens fire on the life-raft; he dies shortly afterwards as Noel Coward talks to him and praises his courage.
  • Brighton Rock (Young Scarface) (1947) [Pinkie Brown]: Falls to his death from a pier while backing away from police, after William Hartnell stops Richard from killing Carol Marsh. (See also Sam Riley in the 2010 version.) (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Ship That Died of Shame (PT Raiders) (1955) [George Hoskins]: Drowned after being knocked overboard in a fight with George Baker. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • Jet Storm (1959) [Ernest Tilley]: Takes a fast acting poison after being told George Rose has been killed, saving Richard the trouble of trying to kill him. (Thanks to Brian)
  • S.O.S. Pacific (1959) [Whitey Mullen]: Trying to shoot Eddie Constantine as they climb a tower to reach a radio transmitter, Constantine smashes a wrench onto his head and he falls, bouncing off the tower as he falls to the ground. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Conduct Unbecoming (1975) [Major Lionel E. Roach]: Commits suicide (off-screen) by shooting himself, after his evidence in the court-martial of James Faulkner for sexually assaulting Susannah York, reveals that he is actually the culprit. We only hear the shot from behind the closed door. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Jurassic World (2015) [Dr. John Hammond]: Dies (off screen) from unspecified terms in the years between films; his death is mentioned in a conversation between Irrfan Khan and Bryce Dallas Howard. (Attenborough doesn't appear in the film (his last appearance was in 1997's The Lost World), as it was in production at the time of his death)

Notable ConnectionsEdit

  • Brother of David Attenborough (naturalist)
  • Father of Michael Attenborough, Charlotte Attenborough and Jane Mary 'Ginny' Attenborough Holland (victim of the 2004 tsunami)
  • Brother-in-law of Gerald Sim

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