David Niven





David Niven

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born
in London, The United Kingdom
March 01, 1910

died
July 29, 1983

gender
male

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James David Graham Niven, known as David Niven, was a English actor and novelist. Niven wrote four books. The first, Round the Rugged Rocks, was a novel which appeared in 1951 and was forgotten almost at once. In 1971, he published his autobiography, The Moon's a Balloon, which was well-received, selling over five million copies. He followed this with Bring On the Empty Horses in 1975, a collection of highly entertaining reminiscences from Hollywood's "Golden Age" in the 1940s. It now appears that Niven recounted many incidents from a first person perspective which actually happened to other people, and which he borrowed and embroidered. In 19...more


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The Moon's a Balloon
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 2,495 ratings — published 1971 — 19 editions
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Bring on the Empty Horses
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مئة سر بسيط من أسرار السعداء
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 2003 — 6 editions
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Go Slowly Come Back Quickly
3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 100 ratings — published 1981 — 6 editions
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Simple Secrets of Happiness
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Once Over Lightly
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100 Simple Secrets of Great...
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The 100 Simple Secrets of S...
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100 Simple Secrets of Healt...
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100 Simple Secrets Why Dogs...
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More books by David Niven…
“You are not just here to fill space or be a background character in someone else's movie. Consider this: nothing would be the same if you did not exist. Every place you have ever been and everyone you have ever spoken to would be different without you. We are all connected, and we are all affected by the decisions and even the existence of those around us.”
David Niven

“There are wonderful people out there but also wonderful people right here.”
David Niven

“Television is the creamy filling that distracts us from the substance our lives”
David Niven, The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It

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