David Niven: A Silver Screen Star

David Niven

Early Life James David Graham Niven was the youngest among the children of William Edward Graham Niven and Henrietta Julia Niven. He was born on March 1, 1909, in Belgrave Mansions, London. Niven was the youngest among his siblings, namely, Margaret Joyce, Henry Dagacher, and Grizel Rosemary. His mother, Henrietta, was from … Read more

Clark Gable

Clark Gable

Early Life William Clark Gable was born in Cadiz, Ohio, on February 1, 1901. He was the son of an oil-well driller, William Henry Gable, and Adeline Hershelman. Gable’s mother died when he was ten months old. In 1903, his father married a woman named Jennie Dunlap. At the age of thirteen, … Read more

Charles Laughton

Charles Laughton

Early Life             Charles Laughton was born on Scarborough, Yorkshire on July 1, 1899. He was the son of Yorkshire hotel keepers, namely Eliza and Robert Laughton. In his childhood, Laughton was sent to a local boys’ school, Scarborough School. However, after a short period of studying in Scarborough, Laughton was then sent … Read more

Ingrid Bergman: A Silver Screen Star

Ingrid Bergman on 1944 film Gaslight

Early Life Ingrid Bergman was born in Stockholm, Sweden, on August 29, 1915. She was the daughter of Friedel Bergman, her native German mother, and Justus Samuel Bergman, her Swede father. After the death of her mother when she was three, her father raised and took care of her. However, her father’s … Read more