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date: 21 January 2021

Niven, (James) David Grahamlocked

  • Sheridan Morley
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Niven, (James) David Graham (1910–1983), actor and author, was born on 1 March 1910 in Belgrave Mansions, London, though in his best-selling autobiographies he later followed the example of his own Hollywood studio publicists by listing the more romantic and picturesque birthplace of ...

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