Ava Gardner Biography

Ava Lavinia Gardner was an American actress. She was signed to a contract by MGM Studios in 1941 and appeared mainly in small roles until she drew attention with her performance in The Killers. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in Mogambo.

She appeared in several high-profile films from the 1950s to 1970s, including The Hucksters, Show Boat, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, The Barefoot Contessa, Bhowani Junction, On the Beach, Seven Days in May, The Night of the Iguana, The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, Earthquake, and The Cassandra Crossing. Gardner continued to act regularly until 1986, four years before her death in London in 1990 at the age of 67.

She is listed 25th among the American Film Institute's Greatest Female Stars. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Ava Gardner
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor
Religion:
Baptists
Date of Birth:
December 24, 1922
Astrological Sign:
Capricorn
Date of Death:
January 25, 1990
Age at Death:
67
Cause of Death:
Pneumonia
Marriages
Ava Gardner Timeline
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