Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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David Niven Biography (1910-1983)
- Birth Details
- March 1, 1910
- Kirriemuir, Scotland
- Death Details
- July 29, 1983
- Chateau-d'Oex, Switzerland
- Lumberman, Canada; newspaper writer; laundry messenger; representative ofa London wire firm; gunnery instructor to revolutionists in Cuba.
Without Regret, 1935.
Principal Film Appearances
Splendor, 1935; Barbary Coast, 1935; Feather in Her Hat, 1935; Rose Marie; Dodsworth, 1936; The Charge of the Light Brigade, 1936; Dinner at the Ritz; Four Men and a Prayer; Three Blind Mice; The Prisoner of Zenda, 1937; Beloved Enemy, 1937; The Dawn Patrol, 1938; Bluebeard's Eight Wife, 1938; Wuthering Heights, 1939; Bachelor Mother, 1939; The Real Glory, 1939; Eternally Yours, 1939; Raffles, 1940; The First of the Few, 1942; The Way Ahead, 1944; Magnificent Doll, 1946; The Perfect Marriage, 1946; A Matter of Life and Death, 1946; The Other Love, 1947; The Bishop's Wife, 1947; Bonnie Prince Charlie, 1948; Enchantment, 1948; A Kiss in the Dark, 1948; The Elusive Pimpernel, 1950; A Kiss for Corliss, 1950; Happy Go Lovely, 1951; Soldiers Three, 1951; Toast of New Orleans; Lady SaysNo; Island Rescue; The Moon Is Blue, 1953; Happy Ever After, 1954; Love Lottery, 1954; The King's Thief, 1955; O'Leary Night (Tonight's the Night); Carrington V.C., 1956; Around the World in 80 Days, 1956; The Birds and the Bees, 1956; The LittleHut, 1957; Oh Men! Oh Women!, 1957; My Man Godfrey, 1957;The Silken Affair, 1957; Separate Tables, 1958; Bonjour Tristesse, 1958; Ask Any Girl, 1959; Happy Anniversary, 1959; Please Don't Eat the Daisies, 1960; Guns of Navarone, 1961;Guns of Darkness, 1962; The Best of Enemies, 1962; Fifty-Five Days at Peking, 1963; The Pink Panther, 1964; Bedtime Story, 1964; Island of Blue Dolphins, 1964; Lady L, 1965; Kingof the Mountain; Captive City; Eye of the Devil, 1967; Casino Royale, 1967; The Impossible Years, 1968; Before Winter Comes, 1968; The Extraordinary Seaman, 1969; Prudence and the Pill, 1969;The Brain, 1969; King, Queen, Knave, 1972; Vampira, 1974; Paper Tiger; No Deposit, No Return; Murder by Death, 1976; Candleshoe, 1978; Death on the Nile, 1978; Escape to Athena, 1979; Rough Cut, 1980; The Sea Wolves, 1981; Whose Little Girl Are You?.
Principal Television Appearances
- Host/actor, The David Niven Show, 1959-64; star, The Rogues, 1964-65; formed Four Star TV, 1952.
Round the Rugged Rocks, 1951; The Moon Is a Balloon, 1971;Bring on the Empty Horses, 1975; Go Slowly, Come Back Quickly,1981.
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