• Sir David Attenborough is a TV legend
  • His work in nature and conservatorship made him famous
  • HERE are some facts about him many don't know

Thanks to a life marked by a tenacious desire to explore, innovate and enlighten, his impact is even more surprising than you might expect. Here are some facts about him.

Sir David is one-of-a-kind

Attenborough joined the BBC as a trainee in 1952, having only ever watched one television program. His early career included the high octane round-table debate, 'Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?' As Controller of BBC Two, he oversaw the first ever-color broadcasts in Europe, rushing to beat rival German broadcasters by three weeks.

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Watch the video above to learn more!