Ava Gardner

Ava Gardner

American actress
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, Artie Shaw, Mickey Rooney
PartnerHoward Hughes, Walter Chiari
ParentsJonas Bailey Gardner, Mary Elizabeth Baker


Dad who taught himself how to sew for his daughter releases new children's book

Fashionable father-daughter duo Michael and Ava Gardner join "CBS Mornings" to talk about their new children's book, "Daddy Dressed Me," based on their popular social media brand.
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1965British Academy of Film & Television ArtsForeign ActressThe Night of the Iguana (film)Nominated
1965Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - DramaThe Night of the Iguana (film)Nominated
1964Festival de Cine de San SebastiánBest ActressThe Night of the Iguana (film)Winner
1960British Academy of Film & Television ArtsForeign ActressOn the Beach (1959 film)Nominated
1957British Academy of Film & Television ArtsForeign ActressBhowani Junction (film)Nominated