Instant Index: Actor-Director Richard Attenborough Dead at 90

British actor-director won an Oscar for directing the 1982 film "Gandhi."
1:36 | 08/24/14

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Transcript for Instant Index: Actor-Director Richard Attenborough Dead at 90
Time for our "Instant index" on this Sunday night starting with a huge loss in the world of entertainment. The bbc is reporting that Oscar winning british actor/director Richard attenborough has passed away in England. He started his acting career at the age of 12. His career spanning six decades making him one of England's best-known leading men. He started in such movies as "Brighton rock," "The great escape" and later "Jurassic park" and won two oscars for "Gandhi" in 1983. Richard attenborough died just days before his 91st birthday. We turn now to the new box office superheroes, the "Guardians of the galaxy" now officially the biggest hit of the summer. Oh, yeah. The movie has now raked in $252 million in ticket sales making it the highest grossing film of the summer. It was produced by marvel studios at Disney which is the parent company of ABC news. One more note since I'm crazy about animals. We love the story -- I should say I love the story of this pesky persistent squirrel who would not stop raiding the bird feeder set up by Robert and Nancy krampf in Utah. So what did they do? They greased the pole with a nontoxic vaseline and, of course, recorded it. I can watch this all day. We're told the squirrel eventually gave up, but -- and I love this -- he has now turned his attention to the couple's vegetable garden. Revenge. And coming up, you have to

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