Barbara Niven

Barbara Niven


2/26/1953, Portland, Oregon, USA

Birth Name

Barbara Lee Alexander



Also Known As

Barbara Lee Alexander, Blood Stains, Barbara Alexander, Barbara Lee Niven
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Barbara Niven is definitely living her dreams! She's one of Hollywood's busiest actresses, shooting sixteen films and several guest star roles in the past two years alone. She's also on the National Board of Directors for the Screen Actors Guild.
Barbara says she is living proof that…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Barbara Niven speaks publicly about having an eating disorder and over coming it in hopes to help others in the same situation.

    • Barbara Niven was one of the first actors to be credited on a video game. She was part of Wing Commander III & IV.

    • In the third grade at school, she did so much extra credit homework that she began suffering from chronic migraines. She was then barred from doing any homework for the remainder of the year.

    • July/August 2005 : Barbara Niven finished shooting the Paramount/MTV Films movie "Rumble", about volleyball. The movie also stars some of today's upcoming singers and actors, with Doug Savant from Desperate Housewifes playing her husband.

      Barbara is currently filming the NASCAR movie, "Short Track" about a family who's lives revolve around racing. And in August she was in San Francisco working on the comedy, "Never Enough".

    • Barbara Niven launched her Official Dreamers Network eZine July 4th. A bi-monthly newsletter to support and motivate those looking to live their dreams. It features special articles and photos you won't find on Barbara's website and interviews and stories with others in show biz!

  • Quotes

    • Make sure you're living your dreams - don't settle for less than wonderful. And don't give up five minutes before your Miracle!