Obituary: Richard Attenborough

Actor Richard Attenborough (b.1923) died on August 24. Attenborough is best known in science fiction circles for his portrayal of John Hammond in Jurassic Park and The Lost World: Jurassic Park. He also portrayed Kris Kringle in the remake of Miracle on 34th Street and Albert Blossom in the original Doctor Dolittle. Attenborough also played Bartlett in The Great Escape and directed the films Shadowlands about C. S. Lewis, Chaplin, and the Academy Award winning Gandhi.