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David Niven
   played James Bond in   
Casino Royale (1967)
An 'unoffical' James Bond film spoof made by film producer Charles K. Feldman
David Niven
   for his role in   
Separate Tables (1958)
His characters are often named after his real-life friends, or refer to his real-life friends as sources of information. After Great Britain declared war in 1939, he was one of the first actors to go back and join the army. Although Niven had a reputation for telling good old stories over and over again, he was totally silent about his war experience.
David Niven
   wrote   
The Moon's a Balloon
David Niven
   wrote   
Bring on the Empty Horses
David Niven
   was born in   
London, England
David Niven
   lifespan was   
1910-1983
English actor
Casino Royale (1967)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress and David Niven
Director: Val Guest & Ken Hughes. Also starred Orson Welles, Joanna Pettet & Daliah Lavi
The First of a Few (1942)
   starred   
Leslie Howard, David Niven and Rosamund John
Director: Leslie Howard. Also starred Roland Culver, Anne Firth & David Horne
Guns of Darkness (1962)
   starred   
Leslie Caron, David Niven and David Opatoshu
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred James Robertson Justice & Eleanor Summerfield
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
   starred   
Gregory Peck, David Niven and Anthony Quinn
Director: Also starred Stanley Baker, Anthony Quayle & Jamess Darren. Plot: A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel!
Wuthering Heights (1939)
   starred   
Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier and David Niven
Director: William Wyler. Also starred Flora Robson, Donald Crisp & Geraldine Fitzgerald. Plot: The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city...
David Niven
   was considered for the role of   
George Conway in Lost Horizon (1937)
John Howard got the part
David Niven
   was considered for the role of   
Will Scarlett in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
Patric Knowles got the part
David Niven
   was considered for the role of   
Charlie Allnut in The African Queen (1951)
Humphrey Bogart got the part
Eternally Yours (1939)
   starred   
Loretta Young, David Niven and Hugh Herbert
Director: Tay Garnett. Also starred Billie Burke, C. Aubrey Smith & Raymond Walburn
David Niven
   won the Golden Globe for   
Separate Tables
Best Actor - Drama, 1958
David Niven
   won the Golden Globe for   
The Moon is Blue
Best Actor - Musical or Comedy, 1953
The character Phileas Fogg was played by David Niven
Around The World In Eighty Days (1956)
Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948)
   starred   
David Niven, Margaret Leighton and Judy Campbell
Director: Anthony Kimmins. Also starred Jack Hawkins, Morland Graham & Finlay Currie
Where the Spies Are (1965)
   starred   
David Niven, Françoise Dorléac and John Le Mesurier
Director: Val Guest. Also starred Cyril Cusack, Eric Pohlmann & Richard Marner
The Pink Panther (1963)
   starred   
Peter Sellers, David Niven, Robert Wagner and Capucine
The Elusive Pimpernel (1950)
   starred   
David Niven, Margaret Leighton and Cyril Cusack
Director: Michael Powell , Emeric Pressburger. Also starred Jack Hawkins, Arlette Marchal & Gérard Nery
Paper Tiger (1975)
   starred   
David Niven, Toshirô Mifune and Hardy Krüger
Director: Ken Annakin. Also starred Ando, Irene Tsu & Ivan Desny. Plot: A somewhat prim and proper Englishman is hired as the tutor to the son of the Japanese ambassador. His life changes when he and the boy
David Niven's Fridge
   was performed by   
Idle
Sadly, David Niven cannot be with us tonight, but he has sent his fridge.
Happy Ever After (1954)
   starred   
David Niven, Yvonne De Carlo and Barry Fitzgerald
Director: Mario Zampi. Also starred George Cole, A. E. Matthews & Noelle Middleton. Plot: The whole village mourns when General O'Leary (A.E. Matthews), owner of a hunting estate in South Ireland, is killed in an accident
Happy Go Lovely (1951)
   starred   
David Niven, Vera-Ellen and Cesar Romero
Director: H. Bruce Humberstone. Also starred Bobby Howes, Diane Hart & Gordon Jackson. Plot: Niven plays a rich bachelor, the head of a successful greeting-card company in Scotland, essentially a kind man but respectable to the point of stodginess and extreme stuffiness.
The Love Lottery (1954)
   starred   
David Niven, Peggy Cummins and Anne Vernon
Director: Charles Crichton. Also starred Herbert Lom, Charles Victor & Gordon Jackson
The Way Ahead (1944)
   starred   
David Niven, Stanley Holloway and James Donald
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred John Laurie, Leslie Dwyer & Hugh Burden
Raffles (1939)
   starred   
David Niven, Olivia De Havilland and Dame May Whitty
Director: Sam Wood. Also starred Dudley Digges, Douglas Walton & E. E. Clive. Plot: Man about town and First Class cricketer A.J. Raffles (Niven) keeps himself solvent with daring robberies.
Carrington V.C. (1955)
   starred   
David Niven, Margaret Leighton and Noelle Middleton
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Allan Cuthbertson, Victor Maddern & Raymond Francis
A MAtter of Life and Death (1946)
   starred   
David Niven, Kim Hunter and Robert Coote
Director: Michael Powell / Emeric Pressburger. Also starred Kathleen Byron, Richard Attenborough & Bonar Colleano
Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
   starred   
David Niven, Cantinflas and Finlay Currie
Director: Michael Anderson. Also starred Robert Morley, Ronald Squire & Basil Sydney. Plot: When Phileas Fogg is challenged to prove his contention that a man can go around the world in 80 days, he bets his entire fortune and leaves with a new butler on a world tour.
Appointment With Venus (1951)
   starred   
David Niven, Glynis Johns and George Coulouris
Director: Ralph Thomas. Also starred Barry Jones, Kenneth More & Noel Purcell






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