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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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David Niven, by Mark Boxer - NPG 5920(19)

David Niven

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

David Niven, by Dmitri Kasterine - NPG P1333

David Niven

by Dmitri Kasterine
modern bromide print from original negative, 2009, based on a work of 1979
NPG P1333

Merle Oberon; David Niven, for ACME Newspictures, Inc. - NPG x139880

Merle Oberon; David Niven

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

David Niven; Marius Goring, by Eric Gray - NPG x34541

David Niven; Marius Goring

by Eric Gray
resin print, 1945
NPG x34541

David Niven, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32911

David Niven

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1946
NPG x32911

David Niven in the 'The Elusive Pimpernel', by Fred Daniels - NPG x32910

David Niven in the 'The Elusive Pimpernel'

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

David Niven, by Vivienne - NPG x87999

David Niven

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x87999

David Niven, by Vivienne - NPG x88000

David Niven

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x88000

David Niven, by Vivienne - NPG x88001

David Niven

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x88001

David Niven; Hjördis Paulina Tersmeden (née Genberg), by Unknown photographer - NPG x194301

David Niven; Hjördis Paulina Tersmeden (née Genberg)

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 19 September 1951
NPG x194301

David Niven, by Cornel Lucas - NPG x87113

David Niven

by Cornel Lucas
bromide fibre print, 1954
NPG x87113

David Niven, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35257

David Niven

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

Diners at Denham Studios Restaurant, by Anthony Wysard - NPG D312

Diners at Denham Studios Restaurant

by Anthony Wysard
watercolour and pencil, published 1937
NPG D312

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