David Attenborough Biography

Sir David Frederick Attenborough OM CH CVO CBE FRS FZS FSA is an English broadcaster and naturalist.

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 only person to have won BAFTAs for programmes in each of black and white, colour, HD, and 3D.

Attenborough is widely considered a national treasure in Britain, although he himself does not like the term. In 2002 he was named among the 100 Greatest Britons following a UK-wide vote. He is a younger brother of director, producer and actor, the late Richard Attenborough. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
David Attenborough
Nationality:
United Kingdom
Profession:
Actor, Naturalist, Television producer, Writer, Presenter, Environmentalist, Screenwriter, Broadcaster
Ethnicity:
British people
Religion:
Agnosticism
Date of Birth:
May 8, 1926 (92)
Astrological Sign:
Taurus
Marriages
David Attenborough Timeline
  • 2009-09-14
    David Attenborough and Prince William officially open the Darwin Centre at the National History Museum London, in what is the Museum's most significant expansion since 1881
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