Actors pay tribute to Lord Attenborough at the Emmys

British actors paid tribute to late actor and director Richard Attenborough at the Emmy Awards last night.

The former Bafta president died at lunchtime on Sunday, his son told the BBC.

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Attenborough: From Pinkie Brown to Gandhi

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.

Richard Attenborough as spiv gangster Pinkie Brown with Carol Marsh in a Brighton Rock. Credit: Topham/Topham Picturepoint/Press Association Images

His career highlights included directing 1982 film Gandhi and appearing in 1993 blockbuster Jurassic Park.

Richard Attenborough with the Oscars he won for his film Gandhi. Credit: PA/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The 1982 biographical film won eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.

Richard Attenborough as John Hammond in Jurassic Park. Credit: United Archives/IFTN/DPA/Press Association Images

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