|Born||Barbara Lee Buholz
February 26, 1953
Portland, Oregon, US
|Spouse(s)||David Niven, Jr. (1993–1998)|
Barbara Niven (born February 26, 1953) is an American actress.
Life and career
Barbara Lee Buholz was born in Portland, Oregon and attended Beverly Hills Playhouse. She is known for her roles on soap operas The Bold and the Beautiful as Brenda Dickerson, and in One Life to Live as Liz Coleman Reynolds.
Niven starred on the syndicated drama series Pensacola: Wings of Gold from 1998 to 2000. Niven also has appeared in guest roles on numerous television series, including ER, Cold Case, Las Vegas, NCIS, Charmed, Eli Stone and had recurring roles on Pacific Palisades and Silk Stalkings.
She played Marilyn Monroe in the HBO film The Rat Pack in 1998 and has appeared in many films such as Hired to Kill (1990), Under Lock and Key (1995), Forest Warrior (1996), Foxfire (1996), Breast Men (1997), The Drone Virus (2004), Chasing Ghosts (2005), Redline (2007), Summer's Blood (2009), Accused at 17 (2009) andA Perfect Ending (2012). She has also appeared in a number of Lifetime movies - Stranger in My Bed (2005), The Perfect Neighbor (2005), Double Cross (2006), Murder in My House (2006), A Valentine Carol (2007), Dead at 17 (2008), Heat Wave (2009), My Mother's Secret (2012), The Wife He Met Online (2012), and Hallmark's Tiger Cruise (2004), Wedding Daze (2004), Back to You and Me (2005), Mystery Woman: Wild West Mystery (2006), and McBride: Semper Fi (2007).
Niven has written two books, Get Your Woman On and How Did You Do That!.
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