Clare College, University of Cambridge
Narrates "Frozen Planet"
Narrates "Planet Earth"
Narrates "The Blue Planet"
Writes, produces and narrates "The Trials of Life"
Writes, produces and narrates "The Living Planet"
Writes, produces and narrates "Life on Earth"
Oversees, among many other series, "Monty Python's Flying Circus"
Becomes controller of BBC 2
Launches "Zoo Quest" - first on-air appearance
Produces first series, "Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?"
Joins the BBC's new television division
Was initially discouraged from appearing on camera because his employers thought his teeth were too big.
Holds more than 31 degrees from British universities, the most of any single individual.
Was the subject of two documentaries, "Life on Air" (2002) and "Attenborough The Controller" (2002)
Named the most trusted celebrity in Britain in a 2006 Reader's Digest poll.
Has numerous animals named for him, including a form of pleisosaur, a prehistoric fish, a flowering tree and a spider.
London's Natural History Museum opened the Attenborough Studio as part of its Darwin Centre in 2009.