David Niven English actor author

David Niven is a 73 years old English actor author from London, England. David Niven was born on March 01, 1910 (died on July 29, 1983, he was 73 years old) in London, England as David Graham Niven. His nickname was Niven James David Graham.

David Niven



James David Graham Niven was an English actor and novelist who was popular in Europe and in the United States. He may be best known for his roles as Squadron Leader Peter Carter in A Matter of Life and Death as Phileas Fogg in Around the World in 80 Days and as Sir Charles Lytton a. k. a. the Phantom in The Pink Panther.
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His real name:
Birth name of David Niven is David Graham Niven
Is David Niven still alive?

No, he died on 07/29/1983, 38 years ago. He was 73 years old when he died. Cause of death: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He died in Château-d'Œx and buried in canton of Vaud .


His mother is Henriette Julia Degacher and his father is William Edward Graham Niven. His mother died at the age of (David was 21 years old). () and William Edward Graham Niven was 32 years old when David born.


Henriette Julia Degacher
Mother: Henriette Julia Degacher
William Edward Graham Niven
Father: William Edward Graham Niven


David Niven had two marriages.

Primula Rollo

Primula Rollo, (1918-1946)

He married with Primula Rollo (28), on Monday, September 16th, 1940. David Niven was 30 and Primula Rollo was 22 years old. After 5 years, 8 months, in 1946 Primula passed away.

Hjördis Paulina Genberg Tersmeden

Hjördis Paulina Genberg Tersmeden

Niven married with Hjördis Paulina Genberg Tersmeden (78), in 1948. David Niven was 37 and Hjördis Paulina Genberg Tersmeden was 29 years old. Married for 74 years, 4 months.


He had two children, James (74, British doctor) and David (79, British actor) . When his first child, James Niven, was born, David Niven was 58 years old.


David Niven had 1 sibling. British Sculptor Grizel (3 years older)

David Niven net worth

He had a net worth of 100 million dollars.


David Niven Movies (101)

There are 101 movies of David Niven.

His first feature film was Death on the Nile (1978, as Colonel Race). He was 68 when he starred in this movie. Since 1978, he has appeared in 101 feature films. The last one is A Man Called Intrepid (1979). In this movie, we watched him in the Sir William Stephenson character .

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David Niven movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

David Niven TV Shows (15)

His first TV Show was The Ed Sullivan Show (1948).

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Awards (4)

Awarded Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama in 1958 , nominated Academy Award for Best Actor in 1958 , awarded Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy in 1953 , awarded Legion of Merit ,


He graduated from Royal Military College, Sandhurst and Stowe School

What was David's zodiac sign?

David Niven zodiac sign was pisces.

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