Ava Gardner

Ava Gardner

American actress (1922–1990)
Ava Lavinia Gardner was an American actress. She first signed a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1941 and appeared mainly in small roles until she drew critics' attention in 1946 with her performance in Robert Siodmak's film noir The Killers.Wikipedia
BornDecember 24, 1922
HometownGrabtown, North Carolina, U.S.
Height5'6" (1.68m)
SpouseFrank Sinatra (m 1951 - 1957) , Artie Shaw (m 1945 - 1946) , Mickey Rooney (m 1942 - 1943)
PartnerHoward Hughes , Walter Chiari
ParentsJonas Bailey Gardner , Mary Elizabeth Baker


Philly dad sews custom dresses for daughter

"Anything daddy made me is my style!" 9-year-old Ava Gardner gets her sense of fashion from her father!
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1965Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - DramaThe Night of the Iguana (film)Nominated
1965British Academy of Film & Television ArtsForeign ActressThe Night of the Iguana (film)Nominated
1960British Academy of Film & Television ArtsForeign ActressOn the Beach (1959 film)Nominated
1957British Academy of Film & Television ArtsForeign ActressBhowani Junction (film)Nominated
1954British Academy of Film & Television ArtsForeign ActressMogamboNominated