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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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May 8, 1926 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Zoo Quest 1954-12-21
Latest Project:
Movie The Queen's Green Planet 2018-04-16
Known For
Poster of Human Planet
Movie The Queen's Green Planet Himself 2018-04-16
Movie And the Winner Isn't Himself 2017-12-08
Series Wildlife on One Unknown 2016
Movie Attenborough's Paradise Birds Presenter 2015-01-29
Movie Natural History Museum Alive Himself 2014-01-01
Movie Fabulous Frogs Himself / Narrator 2014-06-25
Series Wild Canada Narrator 2014-03-13
Movie Björk: Biophilia Live Himself - Opening sequence voice 2014-10-10
Series Life Story Himself - Presenter and Narrator 2014-10-23
Series David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities Himself - Presenter 2013-01-29
Series Africa Narrator 2013-01-02
Movie Edwardian Insects on Film Himself 2013-03-19
Movie Galapagos with David Attenborough Himself 2013-04-17
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 The Penguin King Narator 2012-10-23
Movie Tales of Television Centre 2012-05-30
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 Himself - Presenter 2011-02-09
Movie Flying Monsters 3D Himself - Presenter / Narrator 2011-05-06
Series Frozen Planet Narrator 2011-10-26
Series All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace Himself 2011-05-23
Movie Attenborough and the Giant Egg Presenter 2011-03-02
Movie Attenborough's Journey Himself 2010-10-23
Series Life Himself - Narrator 2009-10-11
Movie Darwin's Struggle: The Evolution of the Origin of Species Presenter 2009-02-02
Movie Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life Narrator 2009-02-01
Series Nature's Great Events Himself - Presenter 2009-02-11
Movie Uncovering Our Earliest Ancestor: The Link Himself - Presenter / Narrator 2009-04-26
Movie Snow Leopard: Beyond the Myth Narrator 2008-01-04
Series Tiger: Spy In The Jungle 2008-03-30
Series Life in Cold Blood Narrator 2008-02-04
Movie Trek - Spy on the Wildebeest 2007-01-13
Movie Gorillas Revisited with Sir David Attenborough Presenter 2007-01-01
Series The Alan Titchmarsh Show Unknown 2007-09-03
Series Planet Earth Himself - Narrator 2006-03-05
Movie A War on Science David Attenborough 2006-01-26
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Series Are We Changing Planet Earth? Unknown 2006-05-24
Series Life in the Undergrowth himself 2005-11-23
Movie The Amber Time Machine Narrator 2004-02-15
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 Himself - Presenter 2002-11-20
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Series The Blue Planet Himself - Narrator 2001-09-12
Series State of the Planet Narrator/Presenter 2000-11-15
Series The Life of Birds Narrator 1998-10-21
Movie 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 Presenter/Narrator 1993-11-18
Series The Trials of Life Narrator 1990-10-04
Series Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives Presenter 1989-04-23
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Series The First Eden Themself 1987-03-08
Movie A Zed & Two Noughts Himself - Documentary Narrator (voice) 1985-10-04
Series The Living Planet Presenter/Narrator 1984-01-19
Series Natural World Narrator 1983-10-30
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-05-04
Series Nature Narrator 1982-10-10
Series 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
Movie A Blank on the Map Himself - Presenter 1971-12-29
Series The Miracle of Bali 1969-06-10
Series The People of Paradise 1960-04-21
Series Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958 1955-10-25
Series Zoo Quest 1954-12-21