David Niven was born here

David Niven was born here

The birth place of the Queen Mother and David Niven.

Location: 35-37 Grosvenor Gardens, Belgravia, SW1W 0BS

Description: David Niven (1910-1983, the British Actor known for his caddish English gent persona was born here in Belgrave Mansions (now Grosvenor Gardens). He was born on March 1st, St David's Day - whom he was named after.

Niven often claimed that he was born in Kirriemuir, in the county of Angus in 1909, but his birth certificate showed this was not true.

He is best known for his roles as Phileas Fogg in Around the World in 80 Days and Sir Charles Lytton (the Phantom) in The Pink Panther. He was awarded the 1958 Academy Award for Best Actor in Separate Tables.

The Queen Mother (portrayed by Helena Bonham-Carter in The King's Speech) was also born here on 4 August 1900.

Themes: CinemaCinema Theme  RoyaltyRoyalty Theme
David Niven was born here

The birth place of the Queen Mother and David Niven.

Ranking This Month: 788/3052

Pages Hit This Month: 10

Your Comments:

Your email will ONLY be used once, to confirm the publication of your comments. We value your contribution and privacy.

Anti-spam Security: Please enter this code:

Other places nearby:

Dirk Bogarde was born here», 3.8km

Michael Caine's Perfect Robot», 2.3km

Colonel Blimp in Knightsbridge», 0.8km

Hatton Garden....Eyes Wide Shut», 2.2km

A Tall Guy in a Brit Comedy», 3.1km

Dinner with Julia Roberts», 2.9km

Novello's Final Resting Place», 1.5km

Borough Market...Lock, Stock...», 2.4km

Rhys Ifans Underpants», 2.9km

Clockwork Tunnel», 2.9km

Location Pinpointed:

Open Street Maps», Google Maps»