Sir David Attenborough celebrates 98 today

His remarkable career spans over seven decades, during which he has become synonymous with wildlife documentaries and conservation efforts

Sir David Attenborough celebrates 98 today

The renowned English broadcaster, natural historian, and environmentalist Sir David Attenborough, was  born on May 8, 1926. His remarkable career spans over seven decades, during which he has become synonymous with wildlife documentaries and conservation efforts.
Attenborough’s fascination with the natural world began at an early age, nurtured by expeditions to collect fossils and observing wildlife in his hometown of London. After serving in the Royal Navy during World War II, Attenborough pursued his passion for nature by joining the BBC as a radio producer.
In 1954, Attenborough transitioned to television, where he quickly made a name for himself as a presenter and producer of groundbreaking wildlife documentaries. His early series, such as “Zoo Quest” and “The Living Planet,” captivated audiences with their immersive exploration of the Earth’s diverse ecosystems.
However, it was Attenborough’s role as the presenter of “Life on Earth” in 1979 that catapulted him to international fame. The series, which took viewers on a journey through the history of life on our planet, showcased Attenborough’s unparalleled storytelling ability and passion for conservation.
Throughout his career, Attenborough has continued to educate and inspire audiences with his insightful documentaries, including “The Blue Planet,” “Planet Earth,” and “Our Planet.” His distinctive voice and captivating narration have become synonymous with the awe and wonder of the natural world.
Over the years, Attenborough’s contributions to wildlife conservation and education have been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including multiple BAFTA awards and a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II. His influence extends far beyond the realm of television, inspiring millions of people around the world to take action to protect the planet for future generations.
In addition to his work as a broadcaster, Attenborough is a tireless advocate for environmental conservation. He has used his platform to raise awareness about pressing issues such as climate change, deforestation, and species extinction, inspiring millions to take action to protect our planet.

Watch the trailer for Netflix’s “David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet”

Watch more TV related videos


Suggest a correction

Images and photographs can be from different ranges of sources such as Pinterest, Tumblr etc. except when/where noted. If you are the copyright holder and would like them removed or credited, please get in touch.