David Niven appeared in nearly a hundred films

David Niven (March 1, 1910 – July 29, 1983) English actor appeared in nearly a hundred films during his acting career. Niven is probably best known for his roles as Squadron Leader Peter Carter in “A Matter of Life and Death” (1946), as Phileas Fogg in “Around the World in 80 Days” (1956) and as Sir Charles Lytton, a.k.a. “the Phantom”, in “The Pink Panther” (1963). Some of his many other movies include “Bachelor Mother” (1939), “The Bishop’s Wife” (1947) “Enchantment” (1948), “The Elusive Pimpernel” (1950), “The Toast of New Orleans” (1950), “Happy Go Lovely” (1951), “Happy Ever After” (1954) and “Carrington V.C.” (1955).  David Niven was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in “Separate Tables” (1958).

David Niven (1950 portrait))

David Niven (1950 portrait)

David Niven appeared in nearly a hundred films during his acting career.

David Niven appeared in nearly a
hundred films during his acting career.

David Niven in  "Enchantment" (1948)

David Niven in “Enchantment” (1948)

David Niven with Ginger Rogers in "Bachelor Mother" (1939)

David Niven with Ginger Rogers in “Bachelor Mother” (1939)

David Niven in "Soldier's Three" (1951)

David Niven in “Soldier’s Three” (1951)

David Niven (center) with Cary Grant and Loretta Young in "The Bishop's Wife" (1948)

David Niven (center) with Cary Grant and Loretta Young in
“The Bishop’s Wife” (1948)

David Niven with Shirley MacLaine in "Around the World In 80 Days" (1955)

David Niven with Shirley MacLaine in
“Around the World In 80 Days” (1955)

David Niven and Deborah Kerr in "Separate Tables" (1958)

David Niven and Deborah Kerr in “Separate Tables” (1958)

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