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Ava Gardner
Ava Gardner in 1954
BornAva Lavinia Gardner
24 December 1922(1922-12-24)
Grabtown, North Carolina, U.S.
Dee'd25 Januar 1990(1990-01-25) (aged 67)
Wastmeenster, Lunnon, Ingland
Restin place
Sunset Memorial Park, Smithfield, North Carolina
ResidenceEnnismore Gardens
EddicationRock Ridge High School
Alma materAtlantic Christian College
ThriftActress, sangster
Years active1941–1986
Hauf-marrae(s)Mickey Rooney
(m. 1942; div. 1943)

Artie Shaw
(m. 1945; div. 1946)

Frank Sinatra
(m. 1951; div. 1957)

Ava Lavinia Gardner (24 December 1922 – 25 Januar 1990) wis an American actress an sangster.

She wis signed tae a contract wi Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1941, an appeared mainly in smaw roles till she drew attention wi her performance in The Killers (1946). She wis nominatit for the Academy Awaird for Best Actress for her wark in Mogambo (1953), an aw so received BAFTA Awaird an Gowden Globe Award nominations for ither films.

Gardner appeared in several heich-profile films frae the 1940s tae 1970s, includin The Hucksters (1947), Show Boat (1951), Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951), The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952), The Barefoot Contessa (1954), Bhowani Junction (1956), On the Beach (1959), 55 Days at Peking (1963), Seven Days in May (1964), The Night of the Iguana (1964), The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966), The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972), Earthquake (1974), an The Cassandra Crossing (1976). Gardner conteena'd tae act regularly till 1986, fower years before her daith in Lunnon in 1990, at the age o 67.

She is leetit 25t amang the American Film Institute's "25 Greatest Female Stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema."[1]

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  1. Profile Archived Julie 7, 2011, at the Wayback Machine