British movie actors deceased in Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Here are 2 famous actors from United Kingdom died in Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis:

David Niven

David Niven (March 1, 1910 London-July 29, 1983 Château-d'Œx) also known as James David Graham Niven, David Nivens or Niv was a British actor, novelist and television producer. His children are called David Niven, Jamie Niven, Fiona Niven and Kristina Niven.

Niven was a versatile actor, known for his charming and witty on-screen presence. He starred in over 100 films throughout his career, including "Wuthering Heights," "The Pink Panther," and "Around the World in 80 Days." He also won an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in "Separate Tables."

Before pursuing acting, Niven served in the British Army and fought during World War II. He even documented his experiences in his autobiography, "The Moon's a Balloon."

Aside from his acting career, Niven was a talented writer and published several novels throughout his lifetime. He was also a television producer and hosted his own variety show, "The David Niven Show," in the 1950s.

Niven was married twice and was known for his charismatic personality both on and off-screen. After his death, he was buried in Switzerland where he had lived and worked for many years.

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Bill Stewart

Bill Stewart (December 7, 1942 Liverpool-August 29, 2006 London) also known as William Stewart was a British actor.

Stewart was best known for his role as the character Private Walker in the British television series "Dad's Army". He appeared in a total of 15 episodes of the series between 1969 and 1977. Stewart also had minor roles in other TV shows such as "The Bill", "Z-Cars" and "The Sweeney". In addition to his work on television, he had roles in several films, including "Privilege" (1967) and "The Adventurers" (1970). After his acting career, Stewart worked as a cab driver.

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