Richard Attenborough recovering after slipping into coma

January 3rd, 2009 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Jan 3 (IANS) British filmmaker Richard Attenborough, the man behind the Oscar winning “Gandhi”, who was admitted to a hospital after he fell at his home, is “recovering well”. Attenborough suffered a head injury and slipped into a coma. He was admitted to the St. George’s Hospital here.

A spokesman for the medical centre said the diector’s condition was not life threatening and that he was recovering well, reports

The representative said: “Richard Attenborough is making progress and remains in a stable condition.”

Attenborough, 85, has also helmed the critically acclaimed films “Shadowlands” and “Chaplin”, as well as “Oh! What A Lovely War”.

He also acted in films like “Doctor Dolittle”, “Elizabeth - The Virgin Queen” and “Jurassic Park”.

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