Ava Gardner

Ava Gardner
1922 - 1990

Ava Gardner  American Actress

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Relationships

Ava Gardner was previously married to Frank Sinatra (1951 - 1957), Artie Shaw (1945 - 1946) and Mickey Rooney (1942 - 1943).

Ava Gardner was in relationships with Ben Tatar (1973 - 1986), Prinz Alfonso von und zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1970 - 1972), George C. Scott (1964 - 1969), Claude Terrail (1961 - 1962), Tony Trabert (1959 - 1960), Jimmy Kind (1958 - 1959), Robert Evans (1957 - 1958), Walter Chiari (1955 - 1957), Mario Cabre (1950), Robert Taylor (1948 - 1953), Robert Walker (1948 - 1949), Howard Duff (1947 - 1950), Chris Peterson (1944), Howard Hughes (1943 - 1953) and Frank Ryan.

Ava Gardner had encounters with Kirk Douglas (1963), Peter Duchin (1962), Peter O'Toole (1960), Sydney Guilaroff (1959), Anthony Franciosa (1958), Peter Viertel (1958), Johnny Stompanato (1958), Marlon Brando (1957), Ernest Hemingway (1957), Steve McQueen (1955), Vic Damone (1955), Billy Daniels (1954), Luis Miguel Dominguín (1954), David Hanna (1954), Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1954), Fernando Lamas (1952), John F. Kennedy (1952), Paul Brooks (1951), Robert Mitchum (1949), Peter Lawford (1949), Van Heflin (1949), Huntington Hartford (1948), Mickey Cohen (1948), Greg Bautzer (1947), Turhan Bey (1947), Irving Reis (1947), Paul Bryan (1947), Porfirio Rubirosa (1946), Mervyn LeRoy (1944), Fred MacMurray (1944), Alexander D'Arcy (1944), David Remar (1943), John Carroll, Earl Muntz, Vinicius de Moraes, Jess Conrad, Robert Stack, Mel Tormé, Ralph Kiner, Helmut Dantine, Dick Cowell, John Huston, Charles Feldman, Bugsy Siegel, Jorge Guinle, Joseph M. Schenck and Farley Granger.

Ava Gardner is rumoured to have hooked up with Omar Sharif (1968), Richard Burton (1963), Sammy Davis Jr. (1956), Barbara Payton (1952) and Lana Turner (1952).

About

American Actress Ava Gardner was born Ava Lavinia Gardner on 24th December, 1922 in Brogden, North Carolina, USA and passed away on 25th Jan 1990 Westminster, London, England aged 67. She is most remembered for The Killers (1946), The Barefoot Contessa (1954).The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Ava Gardner was in 15 on-screen matchups, including Anthony Franciosa in The Naked Maja (1958), Burt Lancaster in The Killers (1946), Charlton Heston in 55 Days at Peking (1963), Clark Gable in Lone Star (1952) and Fred MacMurray in Singapore (1947).

Ava Gardner is a member of the following lists: 20th-century women singers, Female models from North Carolina and American people of Tuscarora descent.

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Relationship Statistics

TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Married3 7 years, 11 months 4 years -
Dating15 13 years 2 years, 12 months 7 days
Encounter47 1 month, 1 day 1 day 1 month
Rumoured5 - - -
Total70 13 years 9 months, 27 days 7 days

Details

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 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 Atheist
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/, www.allmovie.com/artist/ava-gardner-p25893, www.rottentomatoes.com/celebrity/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, Home
Favorite Foods Coca Cola
Favorite Colors Green
Favorite Accessories Warm Wash Rag to Clean her toes after walking Barefoot.

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

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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Ava Gardner67 CapricornActress
American
Ben Tatar82 Aquarius
Prinz Alfonso von und zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg82 GeminiRoyalty
Spanish
Omar Sharif83 AriesActor
Egyptian
George C. Scott71 LibraActor
American
Kirk Douglas101 SagittariusActor
American
Richard Burton58 ScorpioActor
Welsh
Peter Duchin81 LeoPianist
American
Claude Terrail88 SagittariusBusiness
French
Peter O'Toole81 LeoActor
Irish
Tony Trabert88 LeoTennis
American
Sydney Guilaroff89 ScorpioCostume Designer
British
Jimmy Kind97 CapricornActor
American
Peter Viertel86 ScorpioNovelist
German
Johnny Stompanato32 LibraCriminal
American
Anthony Franciosa77 ScorpioActor
American
Robert Evans88 CancerFilm/TV Producer
American
Ernest Hemingway61 CancerAuthor
American
Marlon Brando80 AriesActor
American
Sammy Davis Jr.64 SagittariusActor
American
Steve McQueen50 AriesActor
American
Vic Damone89 GeminiSinger
American
Walter Chiari67 PiscesActor
Italian
Billy Daniels73 VirgoActor
American
David Hanna-
Joseph L. Mankiewicz83 AquariusWriter
American
Luis Miguel Dominguín69 ScorpioPersonality
Spanish
John F. Kennedy46 GeminiHead of State
American
Lana Turner74 AquariusActress
American
Barbara Payton39 ScorpioActress
American
Fernando Lamas67 CapricornActor
Argentinean
Paul Brooks85 AriesActor
American
Mario Cabre74 CapricornActor
Spanish
Robert Mitchum79 LeoActor
American
Frank Sinatra82 SagittariusSinger
American
Peter Lawford61 VirgoActor
British
Van Heflin60 SagittariusActor
American
Robert Taylor57 LeoActor
American
Huntington Hartford97 AriesBusiness
American
Mickey Cohen61 VirgoCriminal
American
Robert Walker32 LibraActor
American
Greg Bautzer76 AriesAttorney
American
Irving Reis47 TaurusScreenwriter
American
Howard Duff76 SagittariusActor
American
Paul Bryan- PiscesGuitarist
American
Turhan Bey90 AriesActor
Austrian
Porfirio Rubirosa56 AquariusDiplomat
Dominican
Artie Shaw94 GeminiClarinetist
American
Chris Peterson58 CapricornComic
American
Fred MacMurray83 VirgoActor
American
Alexander D'Arcy87 LeoActor
Egyptian
Mervyn LeRoy86 LibraDirector
American
Howard Hughes70 CapricornBusiness
American
David Remar87 GeminiActor
American
Mickey Rooney93 VirgoActor
American
Robert Stack84 CapricornActor
American
Mel Tormé73 VirgoSinger
American
Frank Ryan65 Scorpio
British
Ralph Kiner91 ScorpioBaseball
American
Helmut Dantine64 LibraActor
Austrian
Dick Cowell90
John Huston81 LeoFilm Director
American
Charles Feldman64 TaurusFilm/TV Producer
American
Bugsy Siegel41 PiscesCriminal
American
Jorge Guinle88 AquariusBusiness
Brazilian
Joseph M. Schenck82 CapricornFilm/TV Producer
American
Farley Granger85 CancerActor
American
John Carroll72 CancerActor
American
Earl Muntz73 CapricornComic
American
Vinicius de Moraes66 LibraWriter
Brazilian
Jess Conrad82 Pisces
British
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Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Harem1986KadinTV Movie
Maggie1986Diane WebbTV Movie
A.D.1985AgrippinaTV Show
The Long Hot Summer1985Minnie LittlejohnTV Movie
Regina Roma1982MamaMovie
Priest of Love1981Mabel Dodge LuhanMovie
The Kidnapping of the President1980Beth RichardsMovie
City on Fire1979Maggie GraysonMovie
Knots Landing1979Ruth Sumner GalvestonTV Show
The Sentinel1977Miss LoganMovie
The Blue Bird1976LuxuryMovie
The Cassandra Crossing1976Nicole, Nicole DresslerMovie
The Executioner1975Katina PetersenMovie
Earthquake1974RemyMovie
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean1972Lily LangtryMovie
The Devil's Widow1970Michaela CazaretMovie
Mayerling1968Empress ElizabethMovie
The Bible: In the Beginning...1966SarahMovie
Seven Days in May1964Eleanor HolbrookMovie
The Night of the Iguana1964Maxine FaulkMovie
55 Days at Peking1963Baroness Natalie IvanoffMovie
The Angel Wore Red1960SoledadMovie
On the Beach1959Moira DavidsonMovie
The Naked Maja1958Maria Cayetana, Duchess of AlbaMovie
The Little Hut1957Lady Susan AshlowMovie
The Sun Also Rises1957Lady Brett AshleyMovie
Bhowani Junction1956Victoria JonesMovie
The Barefoot Contessa1954Maria VargasMovie
Knights of the Round Table1953GuinevereMovie
Mogambo1953Eloise Y. KellyMovie
Ride, Vaquero!1953Cordelia CameronMovie
The Band Wagon1953Ava Gardner (uncredited)Movie
Lone Star1952Martha RondaMovie
The Snows of Kilimanjaro1952Cynthia GreenMovie
My Forbidden Past1951Barbara BeaurevelMovie
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman1951Pandora ReynoldsMovie
Show Boat1951Julie LaVerneMovie
East Side, West Side1949Isabel LorrisonMovie
The Bribe1949Elizabeth HinttenMovie
The Great Sinner1949Pauline OstrovskyMovie
One Touch of Venus1948VenusMovie
Singapore1947Ann Van Leyden, Linda GrahameMovie
The Hucksters1947Jean OgilvieMovie
The Killers1946Kitty CollinsMovie
Whistle Stop1946MaryMovie
She Went to the Races1945Hilda SpottsMovie
I'm a Civilian Here Myself1945Dream Girl (uncredited)Movie
Two Girls and a Sailor1944Canteen Dancer, Dream Girl (uncredited)Movie
Blonde Fever1944Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
Maisie Goes to Reno1944Gloria FullertonMovie
3 Men in White1944Jean BrownMovie
Du Barry Was a Lady1943Perfume Girl (uncredited)Movie
Ghosts on the Loose1943BettyMovie
Hitler's Madman1943Franciska Pritric (uncredited)Movie
Lost Angel1943Hat Check Girl (uncredited)Movie
Swing Fever1943Receptionist (uncredited)Movie
Young Ideas1943Co-ed (uncredited)Movie
Calling Dr. Gillespie1942Graduating Student at Miss Hope's (uncredited)Movie
Kid Glove Killer1942Car Hop (uncredited)Movie
Reunion in France1942Marie - Salesgirl (uncredited)Movie
Sunday Punch1942Ringsider (uncredited)Movie
This Time for Keeps1942Girl in Car Lighting Cigarette (uncredited)Movie
Joe Smith, American1942Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)Movie
Mighty Lak a Goat1942Girl at Theatre Boxoffice (uncredited)Movie
We Do It Because-1942Lucretia Borgia (uncredited)Short Film
Babes on Broadway1941Audience Member (unconfirmed, uncredited)Movie
H.M. Pulham, Esq.1941Young Socialite (uncredited)Movie
Shadow of the Thin Man1941Passerby at Racetrack (uncredited)Movie
Strange Testament1941Waitress (uncredited)Short Film
Fancy Answers1941Girl at Recital (uncredited)Short Film
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Posted commentsView all comments (36)

luvsydbluvsydbApr 12

The most beautiful woman in the world, ever..Gorgeous AVA..Breathtakingly gorgeous. Perfection!!

wjerryzwjerryzAug 21, 2016

Ava had so much class. Great fan of hers. Sinatra was the wrong match for her.

ciaraxxsweetyciaraxxsweetyFeb 25, 2016

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

heyyyyyyyy


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