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David Attenborough

Born 8 May 1926, the younger brother of actor Lord Richard Attenborough. He never expressed a wish to act and, instead, studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University, graduating in 1947, the year he began his two years National Service in the Royal Navy. In 1952, he joined BBC Television at Alexandra Palace and, in 1954, began his famous "Zoo ...

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May 8, 1926 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The 11th Hour
Latest Project:
Movie Tales of Television Centre 2012-05-17

Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 13 wins & 4 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Planet Earth
Poster of Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life
Poster of State of the Planet
Poster of Survival Island
Movie The Colonial Effect Unknown 2016
Movie Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur Unknown 2016
Movie RTS Huw Wheldon Memorial Lecture: Public Service Broadcasting - A House of Cards? Unknown 2015
Series The Hunt Unknown 2015
Movie Cue the Queen: Celebrating the Christmas Speech Unknown 2015
Series Mark Lawson Talks to... Unknown 2015
Movie VE Day: Remembering Victory Unknown 2015
Series Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough Unknown 2015
Movie Attenborough's Paradise Birds Unknown 2015
Movie David Attenborough Meets President Obama Unknown 2015
Movie Galapagos: Nature's Wonderland Unknown 2014
Series Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell Unknown 2014
Movie All About TWO Unknown 2014
Movie Richard Attenborough: A Life Unknown 2014
Movie David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive Unknown 2014
Movie Björk: Biophilia Live Unknown 2014
Series Life Story Unknown 2014
Movie Conquest of the Skies 3D Unknown 2014
Series Galapagos 3D Unknown 2013
Series Africa Unknown 2013
Series Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates Unknown 2013
Movie National Television Awards Unknown 2013
Series Micro Monsters 3D Unknown 2013
Series National Geographic: Amazing Animals Unknown 2013
Series Natural Curiosities Unknown 2013
Series Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero Unknown 2013
Movie When Björk Met Attenborough Unknown 2013
Movie Edwardian Insects on Film Unknown 2013
Movie Goodbye Television Centre Unknown 2013
Movie David Attenborough: The Early Years Unknown 2013
Movie Tales of Television Centre Himself - Director of Programmes 2012-05-17
Movie Hummingbirds Jewelled Messengers Unknown 2012
Series Secrets of Wild India Unknown 2012
Movie Hot Tuna Unknown 2012
Movie Penguins Unknown 2012
Series Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild Unknown 2012
Series Kingdom of Plants 3D Unknown 2012
Series The Jonathan Ross Show Unknown 2012
Series The Natural World Unknown 2011
Movie Desert Seas Unknown 2011
Movie Ask Attenborough Live Unknown 2011
Series In Confidence Unknown 2011
Series Ceramics: A Fragile History Unknown 2011
Series Great Thinkers: In Their Own Words Unknown 2011
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Unknown 2011
Movie The Secrets of Scott's Hut Unknown 2011
Series Madagascar Unknown 2011
Series Frozen Planet Unknown 2011
Movie Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough Unknown 2011
Series All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace Unknown 2011
Series The One Show Unknown 2010
Series First Life Unknown 2010
Series Museum of Life Unknown 2010
Movie Birds of Paradise Unknown 2010
Series Zonde van de zendtijd Unknown 2010
Movie Mad and Bad: 60 Years of Science on TV Unknown 2010
Movie Wild Night In Unknown 2010
Series Genius of Britain: The Scientists Who Changed the World Unknown 2010
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Himself 2010-01-01
Movie Attenborough's Journey Unknown 2010
Movie Happy Birthday OU Unknown 2009
Movie Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life Unknown 2009
Movie Uncovering Our Earliest Ancestor: The Link Unknown 2009
Series Nature's Most Amazing Events Unknown 2009
Movie Darwin's Struggle: The Evolution of the Origin of Species Unknown 2009
Movie The Story of the Open University Unknown 2009
Movie The Great Bustard Unknown 2009
Series Rude Tube Unknown 2009-01-02
Series Chris Moyles Quiz Night Unknown 2009
Series The Richard Dimbleby Lecture Unknown 2009
Series Life Unknown 2009
Series The Funny Side of... Unknown 2009
Series The Alan Titchmarsh Show Unknown 2009
Series BBC Proms Unknown 2009
Series Tiger: Spy in the Jungle Unknown 2008
Series Life in Cold Blood Unknown 2008
Series Horizon Unknown 2008
Series Fossil Detectives Unknown 2008
Movie Climate Change: Britain Under Threat Unknown 2007
Movie Gorilla Revisited with David Attenborough Unknown 2007
Movie Trek: Spy on the Wildebeest Unknown 2007
Movie The 11th Hour Unknown 2007
Series The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Movie Michael Parkinson's Greatest Entertainers Himself 2007-01-04
Movie Silbury: The Heart of the Hill Unknown 2007
Series Planet Earth Unknown 2006
Series Planet Earth: The Future Unknown 2006
Series Nation on Film Unknown 2006
Movie Are We Changing Planet Earth? Unknown 2006
Movie Can We Save Planet Earth? Unknown 2006
Series Folk Britannia Unknown 2006
Series Masterpieces of the British Museum Unknown 2006
Series Infrarouge Unknown 2006
Movie The National Television Awards Unknown 2006
Series How Art Made the World Unknown 2005
Series Life in the Undergrowth Unknown 2005
Movie Sir David Attenborough Remembers 'The Ascent of Man' Unknown 2005
Movie The 50 Greatest Documentaries Unknown 2005
Series Enough Rope with Andrew Denton Unknown 2005
Series The Andrew Marr Show Unknown 2005-09-11
Movie The Wild Life of Gerald Durrell Unknown 2005
Movie Play It Again: The Panel Game Unknown 2005
Series The Culture Show Unknown 2004-11-11
Movie Sir David Attenborough Remembers the Making of 'Civilisation' Unknown 2004
Movie Bears: Spy in the Woods Unknown 2004
Movie Happy Birthday BBC Two Unknown 2004
Movie Satoyama: Japan's Secret Water Garden Unknown 2004
Movie The Way We Went Wild Unknown 2004
Movie The Truth About 60s TV Unknown 2004
Series The Terry and Gaby Show Unknown 2003-06-02
Movie On the Brink Unknown 2003
Movie Elephants: Spy in the Herd Unknown 2003
Movie Deep Blue Unknown 2003
Movie The Ancient Forests Unknown 2003
Series Heroes of Comedy Unknown 2002
Movie Robbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost Tribe Unknown 2002
Series Timeshift Himself / ... 2002-10-05
Series The Life of Mammals Unknown 2002
Movie Life on Air Unknown 2002
Movie Great Natural Wonders of the World Unknown 2002
Series The Human Face Unknown 2001
Movie BBC: A Window on the World Unknown 2001
Movie Ultimate Wild Paradises: The Top Ten Destinations Unknown 2001
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Series The Blue Planet Unknown 2001
Series State of the Planet Unknown 2000
Movie The Lost Gods of Easter Island Unknown 2000
Movie The Song of the Earth Unknown 2000
Movie Night of a Thousand Shows Unknown 2000
Series The Wright Stuff Unknown 2000-09-11
Series Breakfast Unknown 2000-10-02
Series Parkinson Unknown 2000-01-04
Movie The Greatest Wildlife Show on Earth Unknown 2000
Series Wilderness Men Unknown 2000
Series Clive Anderson All Talk Unknown 1999
Movie Island of the Vampire Birds Unknown 1999
Series They Said It Couldn't Be Done Unknown 1999
Series Loose Women Unknown 1999-09-06
Series Reputations Unknown 1999
Series The Life of Birds Unknown 1998
Movie The Dragons of Galapagos Unknown 1998
Series Five News Unknown 1998
Series Wildlife Specials Unknown 1997
Series Auntie: The Inside Story of the BBC Unknown 1997
Movie Survival Island Unknown 1996
Series Omnibus Unknown 1996
Movie Attenborough in Paradise Unknown 1996
Movie Cities of the Wild Unknown 1996
Movie Auntie's All-Time Greats Himself 1996-11-03
Series The Private Life of Plants Unknown 1995
Series The Frost Programme Unknown 1995
Series Clive James Unknown 1994
Series For Love or Money Unknown 1994
Series Life in the Freezer Unknown 1993
Movie K: Kenneth Clark 1903 - 1983 Unknown 1993
Series Aspel & Company Unknown 1992
Series The Trials of Life Unknown 1990
Series A TV Dante Unknown 1990
Series Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives Unknown 1989
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Series Saturday Superstore Unknown 1987
Series The Media Show Unknown 1987-03-18
Series The First Eden Unknown 1987
Movie World Safari Unknown 1986
Movie A Zed & Two Noughts Unknown 1985
Series Living Proof Unknown 1985
Series The Living Planet Unknown 1984
Series Nature Unknown 1982-10-10
Series The Val Doonican Music Show Unknown 1981
Series Look Here Unknown 1980
Movie The Mysterious Bee Unknown 1980
Series Life on Earth Unknown 1979
Series The South Bank Show Unknown 1978-01-14
Series Wildlife on One Unknown 1977
Series Face the Music Unknown 1975
Series Arena Unknown 1975-10-01
Series The Tribal Eye Unknown 1975
Series Nova Unknown 1974-03-03
Series The World About Us Unknown 1973
Series The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures Unknown 1973
Movie A Blank on the Map Unknown 1971
Series 60 Minutes Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Late Night Line-Up Unknown 1967
Series Adventure Unknown 1962
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1961
Series The People of Paradise Unknown 1960
Series Science Is News Unknown 1959
Series Animal, Vegetable, Mineral? Unknown 1956
Movie Pantomania, or Dick Whittington Unknown 1956
Series Zoo Quest Unknown 1956
Series Look Unknown 1955