Definition of David Niven from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


David Niven

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(1910-1983) an English film actor well known for playing pleasant, gently comic roles, usually as an elegant English gentleman. His many films included Wuthering Heights (1939), Around the World in Eighty Days (1956), The Pink Panther (1964) and Death on the Nile (1978). He also wrote two humorous books about his own life.