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Ava Lavinia Gardner (December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990) was an American actress.

She was signed to a contract by MGM Studios in 1941 and appeared in small roles until she drew attention with her performance in The Killers (1946). She became one of Hollywood's leading actresses, considered one of the most beautiful women of her day. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in Mogambo (1953).

She appeared in several high-profile films from the 1950s to 1970s, including Bhowani Junction (1956), On the Beach (1959), The Night of the Iguana (1964), Earthquake (1974), and The Cassandra Crossing (1976). Gardner continued to act on a regular basis until 1986, four years before her death of pneumonia, at age 67, in 1990.

She is listed 25th among the American Film Institute's Greatest female stars.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Ava Gardner, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Ava Lavinia Gardner (December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990) was an American actress.

She was signed to a contract by MGM Studios in 1941 and appeared in small roles until she drew attention with her performance in The Killers (1946). She became one of Hollywood's leading actresses, considered one of the most beautiful women of her day. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in Mogambo (1953).

She appeared in several high-profile films from the 1950s to 1970s, including Bhowani Junction (1956), On the Beach (1959), The Night of the Iguana (1964), Earthquake (1974), and The Cassandra Crossing (1976). Gardner continued to act on a regular basis until 1986, four years before her death of pneumonia, at age 67, in 1990.

She is listed 25th among the American Film Institute's Greatest female stars.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Ava Gardner, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 73

Birthday 1922-12-24

Day of Death 1990-01-25

Place of Birth Grabtown, North Carolina, USA

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Also Known As

  • Ava Lavinia Gardner
  • A. Gardner
  • Ава Гарднер
  • 에바 가드너

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Ava Gardner, the Gipsy of Hollywood as Herself (archive footage)
2013 Fallout as Herself (archive footage)
2006 De Madrid a la Luna as Herself (archive footage)
2002 The Kid Stays in the Picture as Herself
1998 Frank Sinatra: The Voice of a Century as Herself
1994 That's Entertainment! III as (archive footage)
1986 Harem (1 episode) as Kadin as Kadin
1985 The Long Hot Summer (2 episodes) as Minnie Littlejohn as Minnie Littlejohn
1985 A.D. (5 episodes) as Agrippina
1982 Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid as (in "The Killers" / "The Bribe") (archive footage)
1982 Regina Roma
1981 Priest of Love as Mabel Dodge Luhan
1980 The Kidnapping of the President as Beth Richards
1979 Knots Landing (5 episodes)
1979 City on Fire as Maggie Grayson
1977 The Sentinel as Helen Logan
1976 The Cassandra Crossing as Nicole Dressler
1976 The Blue Bird as Luxury
1975 Permission to Kill as Katina Petersen
1974 Earthquake as Remy Royce-Graff
1974 That's Entertainment! as Herself - at Banquet / Clip from 1951 version of 'Show Boat' (archive footage)
1972 The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean as Lily Langtry
1970 The Ballad of Tam Lin as Michaela Cazaret
1968 Mayerling as Empress Elisabeth of Austria
1966 The Bible: In the Beginning... as Sara
1964 The Night of the Iguana as Maxine Faulk
1964 On the Trail of the Iguana as Herself
1964 Seven Days in May as Eleanor Holbrook
1963 55 Days at Peking as Baroness Natalie Ivanoff
1960 The Angel Wore Red as Soledad
1959 On the Beach as Moira Davidson
1958 The Naked Maja as Maria Teresa, duchess of Alba, nicknamed Cayetana
1957 The Sun Also Rises as Lady Brett Ashley
1957 The Little Hut as Lady Susan Ashlow
1956 Bhowani Junction as Victoria Jones
1954 The Barefoot Contessa as Maria Vargas
1953 Knights of the Round Table as Guinevere
1953 Mogambo as Honey Bear Kelly
1953 The Band Wagon as Herself
1953 Ride, Vaquero! as Cordelia Cameron
1952 Lone Star as Martha Ronda
1952 The Snows of Kilimanjaro as Cynthia Green
1951 Show Boat as Julie LaVerne
1951 My Forbidden Past as Barbara Beaurevel
1951 Pandora and the Flying Dutchman as Pandora Reynolds
1950 The Costume Designer
1949 East Side, West Side as Isabel Lorrison
1949 The Great Sinner as Pauline Ostrovsky
1949 The Bribe as Elizabeth Hintten
1948 One Touch of Venus as Venus
1947 The Hucksters as Jean Ogilvie
1947 Singapore as Linda Grahame / Ann Van Leyden
1946 The Killers as Kitty Collins
1946 Whistle Stop as Mary
1945 She Went to the Races as Hilda Spotts
1944 Maisie Goes to Reno as Gloria Fullerton
1944 Two Girls and a Sailor as Dream Girl (uncredited)
1944 3 Men in White as Jean Brown
1944 Twenty Years After
1943 Lost Angel as Hat Check Girl (uncredited)
1943 Du Barry Was a Lady as Perfume Girl (uncredited)
1943 Young Ideas as Co-ed (uncredited)
1943 Ghosts on the Loose as Betty
1943 Hitler's Madman as Franciska Pritric
1942 Calling Dr. Gillespie as Student
1942 Sunday Punch as Ringsider (uncredited)
1942 Kid Glove Killer as Car Hop (uncredited)
1942 This Time for Keeps as Girl in Car Lighting Cigarette (uncredited)
1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq. as Young Socialite (uncredited)
1941 Shadow of the Thin Man as Passerby at Racetrack (uncredited)
1941 Fancy Answers as Girl at Recital

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