David Attenborough

Sir David Frederick Attenborough is an English broadcaster and natural historian. He is best known for writing and presenting, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, the nine... Wikipedia

  • Born:  David Frederick Attenborough, May 8, 1926, Isleworth, Middlesex, England
  • Nationality:  British
  • Alma mater:  University of Cambridge (BA), London School of Economics
  • Occupation:  Broadcaster, naturalist, Presenter
  • Years active:  1951–present
  • Title:  Controller of BBC2 (1965–1969), President of the Royal Society for Nature Conservation (1991–1996)
  • Children:  2
  • Parent(s):  Frederick Attenborough, Mary Clegg
  • Relatives:  Richard Attenborough (brother), John Attenborough (brother), Michael Attenborough (nephew), Jane Attenborough (niece), Charlotte Attenborough (niece), Tom Attenborough (great nephew), Will Attenborough (great nephew)
  • Awards:  Cherry Kearton Medal and Award (1972), BAFTA Fellowship (1980), Kalinga Prize (1981), Kew International Medal (1996), International Cosmos Prize (2000), RSPB Medal (2000), Michael Faraday Prize (2003), José Vasconcelos World Award of Education (2004), Descartes Prize (2004), Nierenberg Prize (2005), Princess of Asturias Award (2009), Fonseca Prize (2010)
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