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 'changed the lives of countless children'

The head of Unicef, the United Nations agency for children, has paid tribute to Richard Attenborough describing him as a "great soul".

Attenborough worked with the organisation as a Goodwill Ambassador:

With the passing of Lord Richard Attenborough, the world has lost not only a great voice, but a great soul.

Lord Attenborough touched the lives of millions of people through his remarkable films, and through his travels and work as a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, he changed the lives of countless children.

We join his many admirers in honouring his life and mourning his loss.

– Anthony Lake, executive director, unicef

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