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David Niven
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David Niven (1973)
Born
James David Graham Niven

1 March 1910
Died 29 July 1983(1983-07-29) (aged 73)
Château-d'Oex, Switzerland
Spouse(s) Primula Rollo (m. 1940–1946, her death)
Hjordis Paulina Tersmeden (m. 1948–1983, his death)
Awards Best Actor
1958 Separate Tables
Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical/Comedy
1954 The Moon Is Blue
Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
1959 Separate Tables

David Niven (March 1, 1910 – July 29, 1983) was an English actor. He won the Academy Award for "Best Actor" for his role in the movie Separate Tables in 1958. Originally, he was the actor who was to play the first James Bond, but the producers later decided to give the role to Sean Connery instead.

Niven died of motor neurone disease.

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