Ava Gardner

Ava Gardner

Ava Gardner

Ava 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.

Full NameAva Lavinia Gardner
Date of BirthDecember 24, 1922
DiedJanuary 25, 1990 in Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Height5 ft 6 (1.68 m)
ProfessionActress and Singer
BirthplaceGrabtown, North Carolina, United States
SchoolRock Ridge High School
EducationAtlantic Christian College, Attended Classes at UCLA
ReligionAtheist
Zodiac SignCapricorn
NationalityAmerican
SpouseFrank Sinatra (m. 1951–1957), Artie Shaw (m. 1945–1946), Mickey Rooney (m. 1942–1943)
ParentsMary Elizabeth Gardner, Jonas Bailey Gardner
SiblingsBeatrice Gardner, Myra Gardner, Raymond Gardner, Inez Gardner, Elsie Mae Gardner, Melvin Gardner