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David Attenborough

Sir David Frederick Attenborough (born 8 May 1926 in London, England) is a broadcaster and naturalist. His career as the respected face and voice of natural history programmes has endured for more than 50 years. He is best known for writing and presenting the nine "Life" series, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, which collectively form a comprehensive survey of all life on the planet. He is also a former senior manager at the BBC, having served as controller of BBC Two and director of programming for BBC Television in the 1960s and 1970s. He is the younger brother of director, producer and actor Richard Attenborough.


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Born:
May 8, 1926 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
88
First Appeared:
In the series Zoo Quest 1954-12-21
Latest Project:
Series Wildlife on One 2016
Known For
Poster of Planet Earth: The Future
Poster of Planet Earth
Poster of Life in the Undergrowth
Poster of BBC Wildlife Specials
Filmography
Series Wildlife on One Unknown 2016
Movie Natural History Museum Alive Himself 2014-01-01
Series Wild Canada Narrator 2014-03-13
Movie David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive 2014-01-01
Movie Fabulous Frogs Himself / Narrator 2014-06-25
Series Life Story Himself - Presenter 2014-10-23
Movie Life Story Himself - Narrator 2014-10-23
Series David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities Himself - Presenter 2013-01-29
Movie Africa Narrator 2013-01-02
Series Africa Narrator 2013-01-02
Movie Edwardian Insects on Film Himself 2013-03-19
Movie Galapagos with David Attenborough Himself 2013-04-17
Movie Africa Actor 2013-11-12
Series David Attenborough's Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates Himself 2013-09-20
Movie When Bjork Met Attenborough Himself 2013-07-26
Movie Tales of Television Centre 2012-05-30
Movie The Penguin King Narator 2012-10-23
Movie Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild Narrator / Himself 2012-11-16
Movie Nature: Birds of the Gods Narrator 2011-01-23
Series Human Planet Narrator 2011-01-13
Series Madagascar 2011-02-09
Movie Madagascar Himself - Narrator 2011-02-16
Movie Frozen Planet Himself 2011-10-26
Series All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace Himself 2011-05-23
Movie Flying Monsters 3D Himself 2011-05-06
Movie Attenborough and the Giant Egg Presenter 2011-03-02
Series Life 2010-09-06
Movie Attenborough's Journey Himself 2010-10-23
Movie Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life Narrator 2009-02-01
Movie Darwin's Struggle: The Evolution of the Origin of Species Presenter 2009-01-01
Movie Nature's Great Events Narrator 2009-02-25
Series Nature's Great Events 2009-02-11
Series Life Narrator 2009-10-11
Movie Uncovering Our Earliest Ancestor: The Link Himself - Presenter / Narrator 2009-04-26
Series Nature's Most Amazing Events 2009-05-29
Movie Life Narrator (UK) 2009-12-14
Movie Snow Leopard: Beyond the Myth Narrator 2008-01-04
Series Life in Cold Blood 2008-02-04
Series Tiger - Spy In The Jungle 2008-03-30
Movie Life in Cold Blood Narrator 2008-02-04
Movie Trek - Spy on the Wildebeest 2007-01-13
Series The Alan Titchmarsh Show Unknown 2007-09-03
Series Planet Earth Himself - Narrator 2006-03-05
Movie The Truth About Climate Change Himself 2006-01-01
Series Are We Changing Planet Earth? Unknown 2006-05-24
Movie Planet Earth: The Future 2006-12-10
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Planet Earth Narrator 2006-12-10
Series Life in the Undergrowth 2005-11-23
Movie Gorillas Revisited with Sir David Attenborough Presenter 2005-01-01
Movie Life in the Undergrowth himself 2005-11-23
Movie The Amber Time Machine Narrator 2004-02-15
Series The Blue Planet 2004-04-02
Series The Terry and Gaby Show Unknown 2003-06-02
Movie Great Natural Wonders of the World 2002-01-01
Series The Life of Mammals 2002-11-20
Movie The Life of Mammals Himself - Presenter 2002-11-20
Movie The Blue Planet Narrator 2001-09-12
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Series State of the Planet 2000-11-15
Series Robbie the Reindeer Unknown 1999-12-25
Series The Life of Birds 1998-10-21
Movie The Life of Birds Narrator 1998-12-23
Movie IMAX - Survival Island Narrator 1996-01-01
Movie The Private Life of Plants himself 1995-01-01
Series BBC Wildlife Specials 1995-04-14
Series Life in the Freezer 1993-11-18
Series The Trials of Life 1990-10-04
Series Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives 1989-04-23
Movie Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives Presenter 1989-04-27
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Series The First Eden 1987-03-08
Movie A Zed & Two Noughts Himself - Documentary Narrator (voice) 1985-10-04
Series The Living Planet 1984-01-19
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-05-04
Series Nature Narrator 1982-10-10
Series Life on Earth 1979-01-16
Movie Life on Earth Narrator 1979-01-16
Series The Tribal Eye 1975-05-27
Series NOVA Narrator 1974-03-03
Series Horizon Unknown 1974-09-02
Series Eastward With Attenborough 1973-10-11
Series The Miracle of Bali 1969-06-10
Movie A Blank on the Map Himself - Presenter 1969-12-29
Series Natural World Narrator 1967-12-10
Series The People of Paradise 1960-04-21
Series Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958 1955-10-25
Series Zoo Quest 1954-12-21