The Oscar-winning director and actor passed away at age 90 on Aug. 24, 2014 after more than 70 years in the film business.
He took home the Academy Award for Best Director award for 1982’s Gandhi. As an actor he was best know for his roles in 1993’s Jurassic Park and the 1994 Miracle on 34th Street remake.
His 34th Street costar Mara Wilson tweeted, “Sir Richard Attenborough was the only Santa Claus I ever believed in. A wonderful man. Still in shock right now. May he rest in peace.”