Oscar-winning actor and director Lord Richard Attenborough has died at age 90, several media outlets are reporting Sunday afternoon. The BBC reports:
Lord Attenborough was one of Britain’s leading actors, before becoming a highly successful director.
In a career that spanned six decades, he appeared in films including Brighton Rock, World War Two prisoner of war thriller The Great Escape and later in dinosaur blockbuster Jurassic Park.
As a director he was perhaps best known for Gandhi, which won two Oscars.