British movie actors deceased in Motor neuron disease

Here are 2 famous actors from United Kingdom died in Motor neuron disease:

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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Cyril Cusack

Cyril Cusack (November 26, 1910 Durban-October 7, 1993 London) otherwise known as Cyril James Cusack was a British actor. He had six children, Sinéad Cusack, Catherine Cusack, Sorcha Cusack, Pádraig Cusack, Paul Cusack and Niamh Cusack.

Throughout his career, Cyril Cusack appeared in over 90 films, including the 1965 film "The Day of the Jackal". He also worked in radio and theater productions, winning a Tony Award for his work on the 1965 Broadway play "Philadelphia, Here I Come!". In addition to his successful acting career, Cusack was also an accomplished painter who exhibited his works in galleries throughout Ireland. He passed away in London at the age of 82.

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