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  1. Obituary: Richard Attenborough, actor and directorRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    ... musical, A Chorus Line. As an actor, his range was awesome - the irredeemably wicked young gangster of Brighton Rock, the cocky schoolboy of The Guinea Pig, the taxi driver determined to clear his name in Dancing With Crime, the wily soldier of ...

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  2. Notable deaths last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... to be remembered as a storyteller." In his 60-plus years of acting, he amassed some 70 credits, including "Brighton Rock," ''The Great Escape," ''Doctor Dolittle," ''10 Rillington Place," ''Jurassic Park" (as the failed theme park developer) and the ...

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  3. Daddy, who was Richard Attenborough? Was the beloved thespian the last of the cross-generation stars?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... universal appeal and relevance. At the same time, these lavish memorials to the edginess of his performance in Brighton Rock (1947) or the extraordinary persistence that realised the Gandhi project, coincided with a suspicion that to younger readers ...

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  4. Frinton actor's tribute to film star and family friend Richard AttenboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Clacton and Frinton Gazette

    ... was one of Britain's most successful leading actors. He appeared in films for more than 60 years, including Brighton Rock, The Great Escape and Jurassic Park, and he also directed Gandhi, which won two Oscars. Attenborough was a life-long friend of ...

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  5. Richard Attenborough dead at 90: Oscar-winning director helmed 'Ghandi'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Examiner.com

    ... Minister David Cameron issued a statement calling Attenborough "one of the greats of cinema ... His acting in 'Brighton Rock' was brilliant, his directing of 'Gandhi' was stunning," Attenborough won two Oscars: one for directing and one for ...

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  6. Morrissey pays tribute to late actors Richard Attenborough and Lauren BacallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | NME

    ... post reads: "I was thrilled beyond words to have met Richard Attenborough, who, of course, played Pinkie in Brighton Rock (1947), a central theme of my song 'Now My Heart Is Full'. When I met Sir Richard he was delightful, and I asked him if ...

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  7. Morrissey Bashes Public Response To Robin Williams' Death [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... opinions). "I was thrilled beyond words to have met Richard Attenborough , who, of course, played Pinkie in ' Brighton Rock ' (1947), a central theme of my song ' Now My Heart Is Full .' When I met Sir Richard he was delightful, and I asked him if ...

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  8. Lord Attenborough died at the age of 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    ... of "industry, skill and compassion" that business would do well to live up to. Career highlights included Brighton Rock, where he played the psychopathic criminal Pinkie, the 1993 blockbuster Jurassic Park and Gandhi which he directed and which won ...

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  9. Ephraim Hardcastle: Why Kate Bush's comeback didn't include the racy Ulysses soliloquyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Daily Mail

    ... Davis, of Radio 4's Today, confided to listeners that he hadn't seen Attenborough in the 1947 gangster film Brighton Rock 'but I've seen 10 Rillington Place five times'. Really? Total Film calls it 'a merciless, grim, docu-style accounta ...

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  10. Acclaimed director and actor Lord Attenborough died on Sunday aged 90Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Banburycake.co.uk

    ... of "industry, skill and compassion" that business would do well to live up to. Career highlights included Brighton Rock, where he played the psychopathic criminal Pinkie, the 1993 blockbuster Jurassic Park and Gandhi which he directed and which won ...

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  11. Morrissey Bashes Public Response to Robin Williams' DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Spin

    ... the following: I was thrilled beyond words to have met Richard Attenborough, who, of course, played Pinkie in Brighton Rock (1947), a central theme of my song Now my heart is full. When I met Sir Richard he was delightful, and I asked him if ...

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  12. Morrissey Recalls Chats With Richard Attenborough And Lauren BacallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | ContactMusic.com

    ... following the stars' deaths this month (Aug14). The former The Smiths frontman, who namechecked Attenborough's Brighton Rock character 'Pinkie' in his 1994 track Now My Heart Is Full, was saddened by the British actor's passing, aged 90, on Sunday ...

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  13. Morrissey Managed To Disparage Robin Williams In His Richard Attenborough ObitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Stereogum

    ... the time he met the late actor, producer, and director Richard Attenborough, who starred in the 1947 film Brighton Rock that inspired the Vauxhall and I song " Now My Heart Is Full ." He goes on to mention the recent passing of Lauren Bacall, who ...

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  14. Oh! What a lovely manRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Argus

    FEW famous actors have enjoyed a longer love affair with Brighton than Richard Attenborough who died on Sunday aged 90. He became associated with the town in 1947 when playing the creepy gangster Pinkie in the film of Graham Greene's pre-war novel, Brighton Rock.

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  15. Before I Go To SleepRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... The Railway Man in amnesiac thriller Before I Go To Sleep. Here ELLA WALKER talks to director Rowan Joffe (Brighton Rock) and novelist SJ Watson, about taking a novel from page to screen. I read the book in a single sitting and was gripped and ...

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  16. Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Humboldt Beacon

    ... In 1947, Attenborough gave one of the best performances of his career as the menacing teenage thug Pinkie in "Brighton Rock," the film version of Graham Greene's novel. DENVER (AP) - Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for ...

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  17. Richard Attenborough: Tougher Than The RestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... When we talked, we chatted about him playing the vicious thug Pinkie in a 1944 West End production of Brighton Rock . He put on the mantle of the tiny psychopath night in, night out, three years before he took the role to the screen. He'd played a ...

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  18. Actor and director Richard Attenborough has died just days before his 91st birthday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Borehamwood and Elstree Times

    ... in 1988. Many took to social media to pay their respects, including David Cameron who tweeted: "His acting in Brighton Rock was brilliant, his directing of Gandhi was stunning - Richard Attenborough was one of the greats of cinema."

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  19. This Is How Jurassic World Is Paying Tribute To John HammondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Cinema Blend News

    ... his loss is still felt. The tremendous actor/director of such films as The Great Escape , The Sand Pebbles , Brighton Rock , Gandhi and Chaplin left a full life and a grand legacy behind, which has mostly been highlighted by his work in Steven ...

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  20. Richard Attenborough Tribute to Air Tonight on U.K. Channel He Once ChairedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Attenborough appeared in more than 70 films over the course of his lifetime, most famously as Pinkie Brown in Brighton Rock in 1947 and alongside Steve McQueen in 1963's The Great Escape . He later turned to directing, picking up the Academy Award ...

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