"James David Graham Niven" was an English actor and novelist who was popular in Europe and in the United States. He may be best known for his roles as Squadron Leader Peter Carter in A Matter of Life and Death (film)/A Matter of Life and Death, as Phileas Fogg in Around the World in 80 Days (1956 film)/Around the World in 80 Days and as Sir Charles Lytton, a.k.a. "the Phantom", in The Pink Panther (1963 film)/The Pink Panther. He was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Separate Tables (film)/Separate Tables (1958).If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actors! More David Niven on Wikipedia.