Born on a tobacco farm, where she got her lifelong love of earthy language and going barefoot, Ava grew up in the rural South. At age 18, her picture in the window of her brother-in- law's New York photo studio brought her to the attention of MGM, leading quickly to Hollywood and a film contract based strictly on her beauty...
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Ava Lavinia Gardner
Grabtown, North Carolina, USA
1990 (age 67) in
Westminster, London, England, UK
The Killers - (1946, Robert Siodmak) (Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien)
Show Boat - (1951, George Sidney) (Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Kathryn Grayson)