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Biography

David Niven in 1973

Source: Wikipedia

James David Graham Niven (1 March 1910 – 29 July 1983) 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. He was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Separate Tables (1958).

Fact file

  • Born: James David Graham Niven 1 March 1910 London, England, UK
  • Died: 29 July 1983 (aged 73) Chateau d'Oex, Switzerland
  • Cause of death: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Resting place: Chateau D'Oex Cemetery
  • Nationality: British
  • Education: Heatherdown Preparatory School Stowe School
  • Alma mater: Royal Military College, Sandhurst
  • Occupation: Actor, author
  • Years active: 1932–83
  • Spouse(s): Primula Susan Rollo (m. 1940; died 1946) Hjördis Paulina Genberg Tersmeden (m. 1948–83)
  • Children: 4

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