British actor and film director Lord Richard Attenborough has died at the age of 90, according to the BBC.
Lord "Dickie" Attenborough championed the British film business through its triumphs and trials for more than 50 years as actor, Oscar-winning director and prolific movie-maker.
His career highlights included directing 1982 film Gandhi and appearing in 1993 blockbuster Jurassic Park.
The 1982 biographical film won eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.
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