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David Niven

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 17 films, with $229,792,460 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #14,880)
Best-known acting roles: Dick Charleston (Murder by Death), Chief Inspector Cyril Willis (Rough Cut), Colonel Johnny Race (Death on the Nile), Phileas Fogg (Around the World in 80 Days), Sir James Bond (Casino Royale)
Most productive collaborators: Doris Day, Jules Verne

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading3$53,100,000$0$53,100,000
Lead Ensemble Member1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)13$157,690,170$19,002,290$176,692,460

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/12/1983 Curse of the Pink Panther Sir Charles Litton  $3,374,312 $0 $3,374,312
4/15/1983 Better Late Than Never Nick Cartland  $24,164 $0 $24,164
12/17/1982 Trail of the Pink Panther Sir Charles Litton  $7,201,697 $0 $7,201,697
6/19/1980 Rough Cut Chief Inspector Cyril Willis  $16,656,125 $0 $16,656,125
12/31/1978 Escape to Athena Professor Blake  $0 $0 $0
9/29/1978 Death on the Nile Colonel Johnny Race  $18,000,000 $2,290 $18,002,290
1/1/1976 Murder by Death Dick Charleston  $32,511,047 $0 $32,511,047
4/28/1967 Casino Royale Sir James Bond  $22,744,718 $19,000,000 $41,744,718
3/20/1964 The Pink Panther Sir Charles Litton  $10,878,107 $0 $10,878,107
1/1/1963 55 Days at Peking Sir Arthur Robertson  $10,000,000 $0 $10,000,000
6/22/1961 The Guns of Navarone Corporal Miller  $28,900,000 $0 $28,900,000
3/31/1960 Please Don't Eat the Daisies Lawrence Larry Mackay  $11,100,000 $0 $11,100,000
1/1/1958 Separate Tables Major Pollock  $7,400,000 $0 $7,400,000
10/17/1956 Around the World in 80 Days Phileas Fogg  $42,000,000 $0 $42,000,000
12/31/1955 The King’s Thief James, Duke of Brampton  $0 $0 $0
12/23/1938 The Dawn Patrol Lt. 'Scotty' Scott  $0 $0 $0
10/20/1936 The Charge of the Light Brigade Capt. James Randall  $0 $0 $0
Movies: 17Totals:$210,790,170$19,002,290$229,792,460
  Averages:$12,399,422$1,117,782$13,517,204

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/1978 Escape to Athena $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/31/1960 Please Don't Eat the Daisies $0 0 $11,100,000 $11,100,000 100.0%
10/17/1956 Around the World in 80 Days $0 0 $42,000,000 $42,000,000 100.0%
12/31/1955 The King’s Thief $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 4Totals:  $53,100,000$53,100,000 
 Averages:$00$13,275,000$13,275,000100.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,580 $53,100,000
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,669 $210,790,170
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,401-7,500) 7,415 $210,790,170
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 32,801-32,900) 32,896 $19,002,290
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 34,801-34,900) 34,899 $19,002,290
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,074 $53,100,000
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,601-13,700) 13,606 $229,792,460
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 14,801-14,900) 14,880 $229,792,460
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 471 $53,100,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 601-700) 647 $53,100,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,315 $53,100,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,794 $53,100,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,454 $11,100,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,834 $11,100,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 701-800) 753 $42,000,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Musical Movies (Rank 101-200) 110 $11,100,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 801-900) 899 $42,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Musical Movies (Rank 101-200) 126 $11,100,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 601-700) 698 $42,000,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies 40 $11,100,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 772 $42,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 301-400) 328 $11,100,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 133 $11,100,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 138 $11,100,000


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