"Go Slowly, Come Back Quickly".
11 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
5 Interviews |
5 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
19 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' (1.83 m)
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[Telegram to Tony Curtis
, his opponent for Best Actor Oscar (1958)] Congratulations, chum, but I want to make one thing crystal clear. Unless someone happens to be looking over my shoulder, I'll be voting for myself.
The title of his autobiography, "Bring on the Empty Horses", is taken from a command given by director Michael Curtiz
during the filming of The Charge of the Light Brigade
(1936) in which Niven was an extra. Curtiz, notorious for his poor command of English, wanted a lot of riderless horses in the background of the climactic charge.
Charming public persona and characters