Barbara Niven is an American actress best known for playing the role of Kate in the syndicated American action/adventure drama series, Pensacola: Wings of Gold. She has also appeared in numerous soap opera shows.
Early Life & Education
Barbara Niven was born as Barbara Lee Bucholz on February 26, 1953, in Portland, Oregon, the United States of America.
Details about her family, parents and siblings are not available. She is of is American nationality and of white ethnicity. As for her education, she has studied at Beverly Hills Playhouse.
Barbara had an interest in acting since her childhood and used to participate in plays and events at her school.
Television & Film Career
Barbara Niven started her acting career by performing in several plays and shows. Later in 1986, she made her acting debut with the role of Joan in the CBS hit television movie, Promise.
In the early 1990s, she appeared in a number of movies and television series such as Equal Justice, Hired to Kill, Fatal Encounter, Wings and so on.
Barbara rose to fame after she began starring as Kate in a syndicated American action/adventure drama series Pensacola: Wings of Gold.
She was then critically acclaimed for portraying Liz Coleman Reynolds in the soap opera One Life to Live from 2002 to 2003.
Her other television credits are Cedar Cove, Tiger Cruise, Wedding Daze, Back to You and Me, Mystery Woman: Wild West Mystery, McBride: Semper Fi and Chesapeake Shores.
Barbara Niven has been married three times in her life. She got married to her first husband Ronald Garrison on November 30, 1974. But their marital relationship didn't last long and they apparently got a divorce.
Later on May 4, 1985, she tied the knot with David Alexander. As a loving husband and wife, the two stayed in a marital relationship for several years but eventually got a divorce.
Following her divorce with David, she tied the knot with an actor and producer David Niven Jr. June 19, 1993. Their marriage lasted for about half a decade before getting a divorce in 1998.
Barbara a mother to a beautiful daughter, Jessica Niven.
Being a successful actress, Barbara Niven earns a lot of money from the entertainment field. According to the Celebrity Net Worth website, Barbara has an estimated net worth of $8 million.