David Niven (I) (1910–1983)

Actor | Producer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
The Pink Panther (1963) | The Guns of Navarone (1961) | Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 5 nominations More »
AKA 
David Nivens
NICKNAME  
Niv
BORN 
Mar 1, 1910 (died Jul 29, 1983)
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)

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Past Film & Video (93 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (21 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) Sir Arthur Robertson ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , In Memory Of ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • 55 días en Pekín (Dec 6, 2011) Sir Arthur Robertson (archive footage), In Memory Of  Less
  • Primary photo for A Man Called IntrepidA Man Called Intrepid (TV Mini-series) Sir William Stephenson ( 3 episodes, 1979 )  Less 1979 3
    • Episode #1.3 (1979) Sir William Stephenson  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (1979) Sir William Stephenson  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (May 20, 1979) Sir William Stephenson  Less
  • Primary photo for The Canterville GhostThe Canterville Ghost (TV Movie) Sir Simon de Canterville  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The RoguesThe Rogues (TV Series) Alec Fleming ( 29 episodes, 1964–1965 )  Less 1964–1965 29
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  • Primary photo for Burke's LawBurke's Law (TV Series) Harvey Cleeve ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) Cameo / Milo Brant / Allen Raikes ( 3 episodes, 1957–1959 ) , Director ( 2 episodes, 1958–1960 ) , Producer ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957–1960 5
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  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show with June AllysonThe DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) Marcus Dodds ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Goodyear TheatreGoodyear Theatre (TV Series) Charles Enright / Jeffrey Collins / Jeff Carleton / Alan Kevin ( 4 episodes, 1957–1958 )  Less 1957–1958 4
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  • Primary photo for Alcoa TheatreAlcoa Theatre (TV Series) Robert Medhill / Paul Martel / Paul Evans / Mark Garron / Jeff Carleton ( 6 episodes, 1957–1958 )  Less 1957–1958 6
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  • Primary photo for Mr. Adams and EveMr. Adams and Eve (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Four Star PlayhouseFour Star Playhouse (TV Series) Lee / Ted / Jim Kenyon / David / Frank / Larkin / Philip / Maxwell / Adams / Cookie / Uncle Fred / William Hallerton / Wyeth / Henry / Robert Louis Stevenson / Charles / Deacon / George / Tony / Hal Winters / Royal Thurston / John / Andy Fields / Richard Lilliam / Andy / Ted Parker / Doctor Gentry / Steve Carlyle / Roger Carlyle / Bingham / Phil Weston / Mitch / William Langford / Doctor ( 33 episodes, 1952–1956 ) , Producer ( 28 episodes, 1952–1956 )  Less 1952–1956 33
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  • Primary photo for The Star and the StoryThe Star and the Story (TV Series) Johnny ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Opening NightHollywood Opening Night (TV Series) Actor ( 2 episodes, 1952–1953 )  Less 1952–1953 2
  • Primary photo for Four Star RevueFour Star Revue (TV Series) Guest Actor ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for Robert Montgomery PresentsRobert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) Sheffield ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for Celanese TheatreCelanese Theatre (TV Series) Alan Squier ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for Chesterfield PresentsChesterfield Presents (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for Betty Crocker Star MatineeBetty Crocker Star Matinee (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1951 )  Less 1951 1
  • Primary photo for Nash Airflyte TheatreNash Airflyte Theatre (TV Series) Arthur Carstairs ( 1 episode, 1950 )  Less 1950 1
  • Primary photo for Inside U.S.A. with ChevroletInside U.S.A. with Chevrolet (TV Series) Performer ("Way Up North") ( 1 episode, 1949 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1949 )  Less 1949 1
    • Episode #1.4 (Nov 10, 1949) Himself, Performer ("Way Up North")  Less
Self (54 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The MoviemakersThe Moviemakers (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Errol Flynn: Portrait of a SwashbucklerErrol Flynn: Portrait of a Swashbuckler (Video) Himself - Co-starred in 'The Dawn Patrol'  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Hour MagazineHour Magazine (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 3 episodes, 1972–1981 )  Less 1972–1981
  • Primary photo for The Tomorrow ShowThe Tomorrow Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for ParkinsonParkinson (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1972–1981 )  Less 1972–1981
  • Primary photo for AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred AstaireAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Christmas Snowtime SpecialChristmas Snowtime Special (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood GreatsThe Hollywood Greats (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Interviewee ( 2 episodes, 1977–1978 )  Less 1977–1978
  • Primary photo for Speed FeverSpeed Fever Himself  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Death on the Nile: Making of FeaturetteDeath on the Nile: Making of Featurette (TV Short) Himself / Colonel Johnny Race  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 4 episodes, 1972–1977 )  Less 1972–1977
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  • Primary photo for Looks FamiliarLooks Familiar (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for David Niven's WorldDavid Niven's World (TV Series) Host  Less 1976– 
  • Primary photo for V.I.P.-SchaukelV.I.P.-Schaukel (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1971–1975 )  Less 1971–1975
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1975 )  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for SurvivalSurvival (TV Series) Himself - Narrator ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The 46th Annual Academy AwardsThe 46th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Co-Host  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for ABC's Wide World of EntertainmentABC's Wide World of Entertainment (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Jack Paar ToniteJack Paar Tonite (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Family That Lives with ElephantsThe Family That Lives with Elephants Himself (narrator)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for AquariusAquarius (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Jarvis Collection: Scotland YardThe Jarvis Collection: Scotland Yard (TV Movie) Himself / Raffles  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Paris aktuellParis aktuell (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for All Eyes on Sharon TateAll Eyes on Sharon Tate (Short) Himself - Interviewee  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The 38th Annual Academy AwardsThe 38th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Recalling His Award: Pre-Recorded  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for CinemaCinema (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The 36th Annual Academy AwardsThe 36th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Dick Powell ShowThe Dick Powell Show (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself - Guest Host ( 6 episodes, 1962–1963 )  Less 1962–1963
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  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1961 )  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Honeymoon on RhodesHoneymoon on Rhodes (Short) Himself  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Guest Panelist / Himself - Panelist / Himself - Mystery Guest ( 8 episodes, 1952–1960 )  Less 1952–1960
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  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The David Niven ShowThe David Niven Show (TV Series) Himself - Host / Inquisitor ( 13 episodes, 1959 )  Less 1959
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  • Primary photo for The 31st Annual Academy AwardsThe 31st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Co-Host & Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The All-Star Christmas ShowThe All-Star Christmas Show (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny ProgramThe Jack Benny Program (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1954–1958 )  Less 1954–1958
  • Primary photo for The 30th Annual Academy AwardsThe 30th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Co-Host  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Glamorous HollywoodGlamorous Hollywood (Short) Himself  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for CinépanoramaCinépanorama (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Film FanfareFilm Fanfare (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1956 )  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The Bob Hope ShowThe Bob Hope Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1954–1955 )  Less 1954–1955
  • Primary photo for Light's Diamond JubileeLight's Diamond Jubilee (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1954 $150K
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1953 )  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for The Name's the SameThe Name's the Same (TV Series) Himself - Contestant ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1950 )  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for The Saturday Night Revue with Jack CarterThe Saturday Night Revue with Jack Carter (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1950 )  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Inside U.S.A. with ChevroletInside U.S.A. with Chevrolet (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1949 )  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 4Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 4 (Short) Himself  Less 1936
Archive Footage (46 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Leslie Howard: The Man Who Gave a DamnLeslie Howard: The Man Who Gave a Damn Self (archive footage)  Less 2016 £220K
  • Primary photo for Talking PicturesTalking Pictures (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Too Young to DieToo Young to Die (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas!A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas! (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) Sir Arthur Robertson / Sir James Bond / 007 / Phileas Fogg ( 3 episodes, 2010–2011 )  Less 2010–2011
    • 55 días en Pekín (Dec 6, 2011) Sir Arthur Robertson (archive footage)  Less
    • Casino Royale (Sep 27, 2011) Sir James Bond / 007 (archive footage)  Less
    • Especial Scope (Sep 21, 2010) Phileas Fogg (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Il falso bugiardoIl falso bugiardo Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The 80th Annual Academy AwardsThe 80th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Underworld HistoriesUnderworld Histories (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
    • Las Vegas (Mar 23, 2007) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Peter Carter ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood GreatsThe Hollywood Greats (TV Series) Himself / Various Roles ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
    • David Niven (Dec 15, 2005) Himself / Various Roles (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ciclo Agatha ChristieCiclo Agatha Christie (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 50 y más50 y más (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Errol FlynnThe Adventures of Errol Flynn (TV Movie) Himself - Actor (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Monaco - Le circuit des princesMonaco - Le circuit des princes (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Spitfire AceSpitfire Ace (TV Series) Geoffrey Crisp ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
    • First of the Few (2004) Geoffrey Crisp (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope at 100Bob Hope at 100 (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Secret HistorySecret History (TV Series) Geoffrey Crisp ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
    • The Few (Jul 25, 2000) Geoffrey Crisp (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood RemembersHollywood Remembers (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode )  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for Sir John Mills' Moving MemoriesSir John Mills' Moving Memories (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Film BreaksFilm Breaks (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Rat PackThe Rat Pack (TV Series) Himself  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for The Colour MerchantThe Colour Merchant (Video) Peter Carter (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Bogart: The Untold StoryBogart: The Untold Story (TV Movie) Himself - Funeral Attendee (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Parkinson: The InterviewsParkinson: The Interviews (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
    • David Niven (Aug 22, 1995) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for SprocketsSprockets (TV Series) Tony aka The Great Arturo ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
    • Heart Throbs (1995) Tony aka The Great Arturo (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Northern ExposureNorthern Exposure (TV Series) Fritz von Tarlenheim ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
    • Sleeping with the Enemy (May 17, 1993) Fritz von Tarlenheim (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Oscar's Greatest MomentsOscar's Greatest Moments (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Preminger: Anatomy of a FilmmakerPreminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker Actor 'Bonjour Tristesse' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Washes WhiterWashes Whiter (TV Series) Himself - Maxwell House commercial 1976 ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990
    • The Getaway People (Apr 29, 1990) Himself - Maxwell House commercial 1976 (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO StoryHollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story (TV Series) David Merlin (clip from Bachelor Mother (1939)) ( 2 episodes, 1987 )  Less 1987
    • Howard's Way (Aug 7, 1987) David Merlin (clip from Bachelor Mother (1939)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • A Woman's Lot (Jul 17, 1987) David Merlin (clip from Bachelor Mother (1939)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The South Bank ShowThe South Bank Show (TV Series) Peter Carter (clip from A Matter of Life and Death (1946)) ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986
    • Michael Powell (Oct 26, 1986) Peter Carter (clip from A Matter of Life and Death (1946)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sex Violence & Values: Changing ImagesSex Violence & Values: Changing Images (TV Movie) Uncomfortable Man (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Rock 'n' Roll YearsThe Rock 'n' Roll Years (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985
    • 1957 (1985) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 56th Annual Academy AwardsThe 56th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Bonds Are ForeverBonds Are Forever (Video) James Bond / Himself (archive footage)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) J.W. Osborne ( 2 episodes, 1982 )  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Margret Dünser, auf der Suche nach den BesonderenMargret Dünser, auf der Suche nach den Besonderen (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope's World of ComedyBob Hope's World of Comedy (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Texaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on TelevisionTexaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Lionpower from MGMLionpower from MGM (Short) Cmdr. John Finchhaven, RN (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Hollywood and the StarsHollywood and the Stars (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
    • The Man Called Bogart (Sep 30, 1963) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Ozzie and HarrietThe Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series) Laurence Mackay ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
    • Magic Dishes (Mar 16, 1960) Laurence Mackay (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
    • Episode #12.25 (Mar 8, 1959) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer StoryThe Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Story Self (archive footage)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Charmed Lives: A Family RomanceCharmed Lives: A Family Romance Himself (archive footage)  Less
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