Barbara Niven Biography

Updated On Jun 27, 2019 Published On Jul 03, 2016
Facts of Barbara Niven
Date of Birth: 1953 , February-26
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Barbara Niven
Birth Name Barbara Niven
Nationality American-Candian
Birth Place/City Portland, Oregon, USA
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Married Yes
Married to Ronald Garrison, David Alexander, David Niven, Jr.
Children Jessica Niven
Divorce Ronald Garrison, David Alexander, David Niven, Jr. (1993-1998)
TV Show Equal Justice, Hired to Kill, Fatal Encounter, Wings
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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 CoveTiger Cruise, Wedding Daze, Back to You and Me, Mystery Woman: Wild West Mystery, McBride: Semper Fi and Chesapeake Shores.

Personal Life

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, 1993Their marriage lasted for about half a decade before getting a divorce in 1998.

Barbara a mother to a beautiful daughter, Jessica Niven.

Net Worth

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.

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Born in Portland, Oregon, United States

February 26 , 1953

Five feet and five inches tall, Barbara Niven was born as Barbara Lee Bucholz in the early 1950s in Portland, Oregon, United States of America to America parents. Her nationality is Canadian and American. She is of white ethnicity.

Began her acting career

1986

Barbara was enrolled at Beverly Hills Playhouse. Before she made her professional acting debut, she appeared in several plays and shows. In 1986, she portrayed the role of Joan in a CBS television movie Promise. In 1989, she appeared in the TV series My Two Dads. 

Appeared in the drama series, Pensacola: Wings of Gold

1998

In the early 1990s, she appeared in several movies and TV series like Equal Justice, Hired to Kill, Fatal Encounter, Wings and so on. She got her rise in fame after she began portraying the role of Kate in a syndicated American action/adventure drama series Pensacola: Wings of Gold.

Appeared in a soap opera, One Life to Live

2002

Beautiful and stunning lady, Barbara Niven is an actress from United States. She is critically acclaimed for playing the role of Liz Coleman Reynolds in an American soap opera One Life to Live. She appeared in this TV series for about a year. 

Won CineRockom International Film Festival

2015

She is famous for her role in an adventure and drama movie Hamlet's Ghost. For this role, she got nominated in CineRockom International Film Festival for the first time in her life in 2015. She was also honored with this award that year for Best Supporting Actress. 

Won EOTM Awards

2013

Till date she has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also been honored with several of them. In 2013, she got her first nomination in EOTM Awards. She was also honored with this award that year for Best Actress in an Indie Film. 

Married to Ronald Garrison

November 30 , 1974

Barbara has been married for three different times in her life. On 30th of November 1974, Barbara got married for the first time in her life. She got married to Ronald Garrison that year. But this married life didn't last that long.

Married to David Alexander

May 4 , 1985

On 4th of May 1985, Barbara got married for the second time in her life and that time it was with David Alexander. As a loving husband and wife, this married life lasted for several years and they dissolved this married life.

Married to David Niven Jr

June 19 , 1993

On 19th of June 1993, Barbara tied her married knot with David Niven Jr... David Niven Jr. is a film producer and he has also established himself as an actor. This married life lasted for about half a decade. She is the mother of a daughter named Jessica Niven. 

Divorced David Niven, Jr. (

1998

After 5 years of marrige, Barbar and her husband David Niven, Jr. called quits to their relationship and divorced.