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David Niven, British actor. Recipient Legion of Merit. Served Highland Light Infantry, Malta.

Background

Niven, David was born on March 1, 1910 in Kirriemuir, Scotland. Son of William Graham and Lady (Comyn Platt) Niven.

Education

2 sons.

Career

Deceased 1946); 2 sons. Married Hjordis Tersmeden. Student, Sandhurst College Successively lumberman, newspaper writer, laundry messenger, representative London wine firm in, United States (New York Film Critics award for best actor of year in Separate Tables 1958, Academy award for Separate Tables 1958, New York Critics award 1960).

Author: Rounding the Rugged Rocks, 1951, The Moon’s A Balloon, 1971, Bring on the Empty Horses, 1975. Motion picture debut, 1935. Pictures include Murder by Death, 1975, Without Regret, Rose Marie, Dodsworth, Beloved Enemy, Charge of the Light Brigade, Dinner At The Ritz, Four Men and A Prayer, Three Blind Mice, Dawn Patrol, Death on the Nile, Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife, Wuthering Heights, Raffles, Eternally Yours, Kiss in the Dark, Toast of New Orleans, Soldiers Three, Lady Says No, The Moon is Blue, Candleshoe, Escape to Athena, 1978, Love Lottery, Tonight’s the Night, Happy Go Lovely, Around the World in 80 Days, Separate Tables, Please Don’t Eat the Daisies, Ask Any Girl, Happy Anniversary, Guns of Navarone, A Man Called Intrepid, 1979, Best of Enemies, 55 Days at Peking, The Pink Panther, Bedtime Story, Lady L, Where the Spies Are, Eye of the Devil, Casino Royale, Rough Cut, 1979, The Sea Wolves, 1980, Whose Little Girl Are You?, others.

Formed pictures include, Four Star television, 1952. Host, actor: television David Niven Show, 1959-1964. Star: television show The Rogues, 1964-1965.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Rounding the Rugged Rocks, 1951, The Moon’s A Balloon, 1971, Bring on the Empty Horses, 1975. Motion picture debut, 1935. Pictures include Murder by Death, 1975, Without Regret, Rose Marie, Dodsworth, Beloved Enemy, Charge of the Light Brigade, Dinner At The Ritz, Four Men and A Prayer, Three Blind Mice, Dawn Patrol, Death on the Nile, Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife, Wuthering Heights, Raffles, Eternally Yours, Kiss in the Dark, Toast of New Orleans, Soldiers Three, Lady Says No, The Moon is Blue, Candleshoe, Escape to Athena, 1978, Love Lottery, Tonight’s the Night, Happy Go Lovely, Around the World in 80 Days, Separate Tables, Please Don’t Eat the Daisies, Ask Any Girl, Happy Anniversary, Guns of Navarone, A Man Called Intrepid, 1979, Best of Enemies, 55 Days at Peking, The Pink Panther, Bedtime Story, Lady L, Where the Spies Are, Eye of the Devil, Casino Royale, Rough Cut, 1979, The Sea Wolves, 1980, Whose Little Girl Are You?, others.

      Formed pictures include, Four Star television, 1952. Host, actor: television David Niven Show, 1959-1964. Star: television show The Rogues, 1964-1965.

Membership

Served Highland Light Infantry, Malta.

Connections

Married Primula Rollo (divorced deceased.; married Hjordis Tersmeden.

father:
William Graham Niven

mother:
Lady (Comyn Platt) Niven

spouses:
Primula Rollo

Hjordis Tersmeden.