Shocking Celebrities You Didn’t Know Passed Away

17. Richard Attenborough

richard attenborough

Born: August 29, 1923 – Died: August 24, 2014

Richard Samuel Attenborough or Baron Attenborough was an English actor, film director, film producer, entrepreneur, and politician. He was the President of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). As an actor, he is best known for his roles in Miracle on 34th Street (1994) and Jurassic Park to name a few. Richard had many health problems including heart disease, dementia, and he also suffered a stroke. He passed away a few days before his 91st birthday.