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David Niven (1910-1983), Actor, producer and writer

Sitter in 14 portraits
Actor and author. Born in London, Niven graduated from the Royal Military College at Sandhurst and had a variety of jobs before making his debut in Hollywood in 1934. In the 1940s Niven starred in war dramas such as A Matter of Life and Death (1946) but was generally cast as the urbane English-style leading man. His performance in Separate Tables (1958) won him an Academy Award.

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5920(19)

David Niven

by Mark Boxer
ink, 1970s
NPG 5920(19)

P1333

David Niven

by Dmitri Kasterine
modern bromide print from an original negative, 2009 (1979)
NPG P1333

x34541

David Niven; Marius Goring

by Eric Gray
resin print, 1945
NPG x34541

x32911

David Niven

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1946
NPG x32911

x32910

David Niven in the 'The Elusive Pimpernel'

by Fred Daniels
cream-toned vintage bromide print on red card mount, 1950
NPG x32910

x87999

David Niven

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x87999

x88000

David Niven

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x88000

x88001

David Niven

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x88001

x87113

David Niven

by Cornel Lucas
bromide fibre print, 1954
NPG x87113

x35257

David Niven

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print, 1960s
NPG x35257

D312

Diners at Denham Studios Restaurant

by Anthony Wysard
watercolour and pencil, published 1937
NPG D312

x139880

Merle Oberon; David Niven

for ACME Newspictures, Inc.
bromide press print, 1935
NPG x139880

x194301

David Niven; Hjördis Paulina Tersmeden (née Genberg)

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 19 September 1951
NPG x194301