David Niven

Highest Rated:
100% The Way Ahead (The Immortal Battalion) (1945)
Lowest Rated:
17% Lady L (1965)
Birthday:
Mar 1
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
The son a well-to-do British Army captain who died in the battle of Gallipoli in 1915, David Niven was shipped off to a succession of boarding schools by his stepfather, who didn't care much for the boy. Young Niven hated the experience and was a poor student, but his late father's reputation helped…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Golden Age Ghost Tales
  • Actor
-- 2009
Heroes of War
  • Actor
-- 2007
The Real Glory
  • Actor
-- 2000
29% Curse of the Pink Panther
  • Sir Charles Litton
-- 1983
Better Late Than Never
  • Nick Cartland
-- 1983
25% Trail of the Pink Panther
  • Sir Charles Litton
-- 1982
The Sea Wolves
  • Col. W.H. Grice
-- 1981
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - Fred Astaire
  • Actor
-- 1981
Rough Cut
  • Chief Inspector Cyril Willis
-- 1980
Escape to Athena
  • Prof. Blake
-- 1979
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (The Big Scam) (The Mayfair Bank Caper)
  • Ivan (Bernard Drew)
-- 1979
80% Death on the Nile
  • Colonel Race
-- 1978
Candleshoe
  • Priory
-- 1977
83% The Pink Panther Strikes Again
  • Actor
-- 1976
No Deposit, No Return
  • J.W. Osborne
-- 1976
69% Murder by Death
  • Dick Charleston
-- 1976
Paper Tiger
  • Walter Bradbury
-- 1975
Remarkable Rocket
  • Actor
-- 1975
Vampira (Old Dracula)
  • Count Dracula
-- 1974
King, Queen, Knave
  • Charles
-- 1972
Statue
  • Alex
-- 1971
Before Winter Comes
  • Maj. Giles Burnside
-- 1969
Le Cerveau (The Brain)
  • Col. Carol Matthews
-- 1969
Prudence and the Pill
  • Gerald Hardcastle
-- 1968
The Impossible Years
  • Jonathan Kingsley
-- 1968
27% Casino Royale
  • Sir James Bond
-- 1967
Eye of the Devil (13)
  • Philippe de Montfaucon
-- 1966
17% Lady L
  • Lord Lendale
-- 1965
Where the Spies Are
  • Dr. Jason Love
-- 1965
Bedtime Story (King of the Mountain)
  • Lawrence Jameson
-- 1964
57% 55 Days at Peking
  • Sir Arthur Robinson
-- 1963
90% The Pink Panther
  • Sir Charles Lytton
-- 1963
The Best of Enemies
  • Major Richardson
-- 1962
The Road to Hong Kong
  • Lama
-- 1962
95% The Guns of Navarone
  • Corporal Miller
-- 1961
67% Please Don't Eat the Daisies
  • Larry Mackay
-- 1960
Ask Any Girl
  • Miles Doughton
-- 1959
77% Separate Tables
  • Maj. Pollack
-- 1958
86% Bonjour Tristesse
  • Raymond
-- 1958
Oh, Men! Oh, Women!
  • Dr. Alan Coles
-- 1957
My Man Godfrey
  • Godfrey Smith
-- 1957
The Little Hut
  • Henry Brittingham-Brett
-- 1957
The Silken Affair
  • Actor
-- 1956
73% Around the World in 80 Days
  • Phileas Fogg
-- 1956
King's Thief
  • Duke of Brampton
-- 1955
Carrington V.C. (Court Martial)
  • Major Carrington V.C.
-- 1955
The Love Lottery
  • Rex Allerton
-- 1954
38% The Moon is Blue
  • David Slater
-- 1953
The Lady Says No
  • Bill Shelby
-- 1952
Four Star Playhouse
  • Actor
-- 1952
Happy Go Lovely
  • B.G. Bruno
-- 1951
Soldiers Three
  • Capt. Pindenny
-- 1951
Appointment with Venus
  • Maj. Valentine Morland
-- 1951
Golden Age of TV Dramas
  • Actor
-- 1951
David Niven
  • Actor
-- 1951
The Toast of New Orleans
  • Jacques Riboudeaux
-- 1950
Elusive Pimpernel
  • Scarlet Pimpernel/Sir Percy Blakeney
-- 1950
Almost a Bride (A Kiss for Corliss)
  • Kenneth Marquis
-- 1949
A Kiss In The Dark
  • Actor
-- 1949
Bonnie Prince Charlie
  • Bonnie Prince Charlie
-- 1948
Enchantment
  • Gen. Sir Roland Dane
-- 1948
80% The Bishop's Wife
  • Henry Brougham
-- 1948
Magnificent Doll
  • Aaron Burr
-- 1946
95% Stairway to Heaven (A Matter of Life and Death) (Stairway to Heaven)
  • Peter Carter
-- 1946
Perfect Marriage
  • Dale Williams
-- 1946
100% The Way Ahead (The Immortal Battalion)
  • Lieutenant Jim Perry
-- 1945
The First of the Few (Spitfire)
  • Geoffrey Crisp
-- 1942
92% Gunga Din
  • Actor
-- 1939
The Real Glory
  • Lieutenant McCool
-- 1939
Raffles
  • A.J. Raffles
-- 1939
100% Wuthering Heights
  • Edgar Linton
-- 1939
Bachelor Mother
  • David Merlin
-- 1939
Eternally Yours
  • Tony Halstead/The Great Arturo
-- 1939
Four Men and a Prayer
  • Christopher Leigh
-- 1938
The Dawn Patrol
  • Lieut. Douglas Scott
-- 1938
29% Bluebeard's Eighth Wife
  • Albert De Regnier
-- 1938
100% The Prisoner of Zenda
  • Capt. Fritz von Tarlenheim
-- 1937
Dinner at the Ritz
  • Paul de Brack
-- 1937
Beloved Enemy
  • Gerald Preston
-- 1937
87% Dodsworth
  • Major Clyde Lockert
-- 1936
Thank You, Jeeves! (1936)
  • Bertie Wooster
-- 1936
Rose-Marie (Rose Marie)
  • Teddy
-- 1936
83% Charge of the Light Brigade
  • Capt. James Randall
-- 1936
94% Mutiny on the Bounty
  • (uncredited)
-- 1935
Splendor
  • Clancey Lorrimore
-- 1935
100% The Barbary Coast
  • Cockney Sailor
-- 1935
Best of Enemies (I due nemici)
  • Actor
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Quotes from David Niven's Characters

    1. Sam Diamond: Stop that. Stop that, I said.
    2. Dick Charleston: What is it, Diamond?
    3. Sam Diamond: The nurse is giving my palm the finger, the dirty old broad.
    From Murder by Death. Submitted by Jeff G (11 months ago)
    1. Dora Charleston: That's probably the cook...come in!
    2. Dick Charleston: Darling, the poor woman is stone deaf.
    3. Dora Charleston: I'm sorry, I forgot...COME IN!
    From Murder by Death. Submitted by Tracy K (23 months ago)
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