ABOUT BARBARA NIVEN
Barbara Niven is one of Hollywood’s busiest actresses. During her career she has appeared in more than 100 film and TV roles, and over 2500 TV & radio commercials. She also served 3 years on the National Board of Directors for the Screen Actors Guild.
She is currently starring opposite Treat Williams, Diane Ladd & Jesse Metcalfe in the Hallmark Channel prime time series Chesapeake Shores, and stars with Alison Sweeney in the Murder She Baked TV series for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Niven was recently a series regular on the #1 rated Cedar Cove, and guest starred in the final season of NBC’s Emmy Award winning Parks & Recreation. Her performance as Marilyn Monroe in HBO’s The Rat Pack continues to garner praise as “one of the Top 3 portrayals of the blonde icon on Film & TV”. She has also appeared on Lifetime, NCIS, Cold Case, Charmed and One Life To Live.
She recently won the Indie Best Actress award for her inspired performance in the feature film A Perfect Ending, and a Best Supporting Actress award for her role in the film Hamlet’s Ghost which opened at the Cannes Film Festival. Barbara also recently starred alongside Matthew Gray Gubler & Kat Dennings in the indie comedy-horror film Suburban Gothic.
Barbara has also gained international acclaim as Hollywood’s Top Media Trainer and Video Marketing Coach. She created her ground-breaking Unleash Your Star Power!™ system so she could share her professional skills and secrets with others.