The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, which awarded Lord Richard Attenborough as Best Director for his epic film Gandhi, has paid tribute to the late star on Twitter.
"I believe we need heroes...we need certain people who we can measure our own shortcomings by." - Richard Attenborough
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