Ava Gardner

Ava Gardner
1922 - 1990

Ava Gardner  American Actress


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

Confirmed Relationships35
Longest Relationship1955 yrs, 7 mths
Average Relationship Length56 yrs, 9 mths
Rumored Relationships27
First Name Ava
Middle Name Lavinia
Last Name Gardner
Full Name at Birth Ava Lavinia Gardner
Alternative Name Ava Lavinia Gardner, Ava Gardner
Age 67 (age at death) years
Birthday 24th December, 1922
Birthplace Brogden, North Carolina, USA
Died 25th January, 1990
Place of Death Westminster, London, England
Cause of Death Bronchial Pneumonia
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Weight 120lbs (54 kg)
Build Voluptuous
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Dimple in her Chin (Cleft Chin) (This subtly distinct and gorgeous feature made her a stand-out!), Green eyes,Voluptuous body., Deep Sultry Voice
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Baptist
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Atlantic Christian College, Attended Classes at UCLA
Occupation Text Actress (70 credits) Soundtrack (8 credits) Stunts (1 credit)
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Killers (1946), The Barefoot Contessa (1954).The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
Year(s) Active 1941–1986
Brand Endorsement Lustre-Creme Shampoo (Magazine Advertisement) [1951]
Bust (inches) 36
Cup Size D
Waist (inches) 24
Hips (inches) 37
Clothes Size 6
Shoe Size 51/2
Official Websites www.avagardner.org/Welcome.html, www.pophistorydig.com/?p=2045, cinefagos.wordpress.com/2008/07/28/ava-gardner/
Father Jonas Gardner
Mother Mary Elizabeth 'Molly' Gardner
Brother Raymond, Melvin 'Jack'
Sister Beatrice 'Bappie', Elsie Mae, Inez
Family Member Billy Grimes (nephew), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (distant cousin) (actress)
Friend Lena Horne (Was a good friend of Lena Horne, despite the fact that they both competed for the part of 'Julie' in Show Boat (1951)), Dorothy Dandridge, Ernest Hemingway (Both were aficionados of bullfighting, though Gardner's interest in bullfighters went beyond their exploits in the ring), Burt Lancaster, Gregory Peck, Ann Sheridan, Lana Turner, Esther Williams, Marilyn Maxwell, Peggy Maley, Johnny Grant, Arlene Dahl, Bobby Short, Lillian Burns, Charlie Morrison, Cornel Wilde, Jean Wallace, Stewart Granger, Monica Lewis, Grace Kelly, Kathryn Grayson
Pets Cora (Dog - Corgi), Morgan (Corgi), Rags (Corgi)
Favorite People Ernest Hemingway (Author)
Favorite Movies Clark Gable Movies
Favorite Songs Nearer, My God, To Thee (Last Song Sung On The Titanic (19th Century by Sarah Flower Adams)) [1841], Artie Shaw And Frank Sinatra (She loved the music of these fella's!)
Favorite Places Europe
Favorite Foods Coca Cola
Favorite Colors Green
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Ava Gardner67 CapricornActress
George C. Scott71 LibraActor
Claude Terrail88 SagittariusBusiness
Tony Trabert85 LeoTennis
Jimmy Kind95 CapricornActor
Johnny Stompanato32 LibraCriminal
Peter Viertel86 ScorpioNovelist
Robert Evans85 CancerFilm/TV Producer
Ernest Hemingway61 CancerAuthor
Marlon Brando80 AriesActor
Walter Chiari67 PiscesActor
Vic Damone87 GeminiSinger
Steve McQueen50 AriesActor
Luis Miguel Dominguín69 ScorpioPersonality
Billy Daniels73 VirgoActor
David Hanna-
Joseph L. Mankiewicz83 AquariusWriter
Barbara Payton39 ScorpioActress
Fernando Lamas67 CapricornActor
Lana Turner74 AquariusActress
Howard Duff76 SagittariusActor
Mario Cabre74 CapricornActor
Robert Mitchum79 LeoActor
Frank Sinatra82 SagittariusSinger
Peter Lawford61 VirgoActor
Van Heflin60 SagittariusActor
Huntington Hartford97 AriesBusiness
Robert Taylor57 LeoActor
Greg Bautzer76 AriesAttorney
Robert Walker32 LibraActor
Irving Reis47 TaurusScreenwriter
Turhan Bey90 AriesActor
Paul Bryan- PiscesGuitarist
Chris Peterson58 CapricornComic
Mervyn LeRoy86 LibraDirector
Alexander D'Arcy87 LeoActor
Artie Shaw94 GeminiClarinetist
Howard Hughes70 CapricornBusiness
Mickey Rooney93 VirgoActor
Paul Brooks85 AriesActor
John Carroll72 CancerActor
Earl Muntz73 CapricornComic
Omar Sharif83 AriesActor
Prinz Alfonso von und zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg82 GeminiRoyalty
John F. Kennedy46 GeminiHead of State
Robert Stack84 CapricornActor
Mel Tormé73 VirgoSinger
Jorge Guinle88 AquariusSocialite
Frank Ryan65 Scorpio
Ralph Kiner91 ScorpioBaseball
Dick Cowell88
Charles Feldman64 TaurusFilm/TV Producer
Sammy Davis Jr.64 SagittariusActor
David Remar87 GeminiActor
Peter O'Toole81 LeoActor
John Huston81 LeoFilm Director
Sydney Guilaroff89 ScorpioCostume Designer
Bugsy Siegel41 PiscesCriminal
Porfirio Rubirosa56 AquariusDiplomat
Mickey Cohen61 VirgoCriminal
Joseph M. Schenck83 LibraFilm/TV Producer
Vinicius de Moraes66 LibraWriter
Farley Granger85 CancerActor
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Harem1986 Kadin TV Movie
Maggie1986 Diane Webb TV Movie
A.D.1985 Agrippina TV Show
The Long Hot Summer1985 Minnie Littlejohn TV Movie
Regina Roma1982 Mama Movie
Priest of Love1981 Mabel Dodge Luhan Movie
The Kidnapping of the President1980 Beth Richards Movie
City on Fire1979 Maggie Grayson Movie
Knots Landing1979 Ruth Galveston TV Show
The Sentinel1977 Miss Logan Movie
The Blue Bird1976 Luxury Movie
The Cassandra Crossing1976 Nicole Dressler Movie
The Executioner1975 Katina Petersen Movie
Earthquake1974 Remy Movie
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean1972 Lily Langtry Movie
The Devil's Widow1970 Michaela Cazaret Movie
Mayerling1968 Empress Elizabeth Movie
The Bible: In the Beginning...1966 Sarah Movie
Seven Days in May1964 Eleanor Holbrook Movie
The Night of the Iguana1964 Maxine Faulk Movie
55 Days at Peking1963 Baroness Natalie Ivanoff Movie
The Angel Wore Red1960 Soledad Movie
On the Beach1959 Moira Davidson Movie
The Naked Maja1958 Maria Cayetana, Duchess of Alba Movie
The Little Hut1957 Lady Susan Ashlow Movie
The Sun Also Rises1957 Lady Brett Ashley Movie
Bhowani Junction1956 Victoria Jones Movie
The Barefoot Contessa1954 Maria Vargas Movie
Knights of the Round Table1953 Guinevere Movie
Mogambo1953 Eloise Y. Kelly Movie
Ride, Vaquero!1953 Cordelia Cameron Movie
Lone Star1952 Martha Ronda Movie
The Snows of Kilimanjaro1952 Cynthia Green Movie
My Forbidden Past1951 Barbara Beaurevel Movie
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman1951 Pandora Reynolds Movie
Show Boat1951 Julie LaVerne Movie
East Side, West Side1949 Isabel Lorrison Movie
The Bribe1949 Elizabeth Hintten Movie
The Great Sinner1949 Pauline Ostrovsky Movie
One Touch of Venus1948 Venus Movie
Singapore1947 Linda Grahame Movie
The Hucksters1947 Jean Ogilvie Movie
The Killers1946 Kitty Collins Movie
Whistle Stop1946 Mary Movie
She Went to the Races1945 Hilda Spotts Movie
I'm a Civilian Here Myself1945 Dream Girl (uncredited) Movie
Two Girls and a Sailor1944 Dream Girl (uncredited) Movie
Blonde Fever1944 Bit Role (uncredited) Movie
Maisie Goes to Reno1944 Gloria Fullerton Movie
3 Men in White1944 Jean Brown Movie
Du Barry Was a Lady1943 Perfume Girl (uncredited) Movie
Ghosts on the Loose1943 Betty Movie
Hitler's Madman1943 Franciska Pritric (uncredited) Movie
Lost Angel1943 Hat Check Girl (uncredited) Movie
Swing Fever1943 Receptionist (uncredited) Movie
Young Ideas1943 Co-ed (uncredited) Movie
Calling Dr. Gillespie1942 Graduating Student at Miss Hope's (uncredited) Movie
Kid Glove Killer1942 Car Hop (uncredited) Movie
Reunion in France1942 Marie - Salesgirl (uncredited) Movie
Sunday Punch1942 Ringsider (uncredited) Movie
This Time for Keeps1942 Girl in Car Lighting Cigarette (uncredited) Movie
Joe Smith, American1942 Miss Maynard, Secretary (uncredited) Movie
Mighty Lak a Goat1942 Girl at theater box office (uncredited) Short Film
We Do It Because-1942 Lucretia Borgia Short Film
Babes on Broadway1941 Audience Member (unconfirmed, uncredited) Movie
H.M. Pulham, Esq.1941 Young Socialite (uncredited) Movie
Shadow of the Thin Man1941 Passerby (uncredited) Movie
Strange Testament1941 Waitress (uncredited) Short Film
Fancy Answers1941 Girl at Recital (uncredited) Short Film
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ciaraxxsweetyFeb 25

This woman was a gorgeous wonder. Such class and elegance. I rarely see women (I say it as a woman myself) that are as attractive and beautiful as Ava once was. R.I.P to one of the biggest known sx symbols of our time

Paris098Nov 11, 2013

OMG I love her so much! She's so cute!

Ano7NiemMay 12, 2013

Brenda Shirey: Ava was not murdered. Ava Gardner was a smoker and died of a lung disease combined with an auto-immune ilness. Some say hiv and others say lupus.

LITTLE KOJAKJan 20, 2012

To all those below who stated Frank Sinara was the love of her life, that may not have been true. I had read in one of her bigoraphies that it was rumored Lana Turner was the great love of her life. Wowwww!!!!!!

CarolDec 26, 2011

she dated Porfirio Rubirosa in 1956.

H2OJul 15, 2011

I truly doubt she was with most of these guys. Where's Frank Sinatra, The love of her life?

cruchotMar 4, 2011

AVA GARDNER dated JEAN-CLAUDE BRIALY in 1955 during 15 days

brenda shireyFeb 2, 2010

I was told that ava was murdered by her husband. I toldthem that i didn`t think so. please tellme if i`m right

jJul 25, 2009

she loved frank sinatra the most, that wa sthe love of her life

naedoApr 15, 2009


kia;;Mar 19, 2009

ava gardner was avery beautiful woman, also talanted,loved her in THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA,MAGAMBO,ETC.GOD BLESS YOU.....

melanieDec 3, 2008

more than half of these are wrong. did u read any books on her or her autobio?

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