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Ava Gardner Overview:

Legendary actress, Ava Gardner, was born Ava Lavinia Gardner on Dec 24, 1922 in Grabtown, NC. Gardner died at the age of 67 on Jan 25, 1990 in Westminster, London and was laid to rest in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Smithfield, Johnston County, NC.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Gardner was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1953Best ActressMogambo (1953)Eloise 'Honey Bear' KellyNominated
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Ava Gardner's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #98 on Oct 21, 1952.

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Image Source She didn't feel she was born to rule. She felt that life was crappy and that a lot of people got mistreated for weird reasons and she liked to see people like each other. -Lena Horne Source... Read full article


THE BLOGATHON: Whistle Stop (1946)

on Dec 23, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Maddy Loves Her Classic Films and her blogathons. Adding something extra special to the holidays Maddy is giving us the opportunity to celebrate , who was born on Christmas Eve in 1922. Click HERE to enjoy all of the tributes to the beautiful star. 24-year-old in a c... Read full article


March Madness #27:

By Kat_Selby on Mar 27, 2018 From All Good Things

Welcome to ALL GOOD THINGS! It's MARCH MADNESS! Visit daily to see a classic film Super-Star of the day - a personality renowned for portraying the really, really B.A.D. and also the sweetest-dearest-most darling! Day #26 results: FRANK SINATRA Voters responded enthusiastically: that lovable N... Read full article


Kate Beckinsale: A Lousy

By Judy on Mar 19, 2016 From Cary Grant Won't Eat You

Thanks to the stunning turns of Leonard DiCaprio, Alec Baldwin, Cate Blanchett, and Alan Alda, The Aviator (2004) was nominated for a SAG award, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. Unfortunately, this meant Razzie-nominated Kate Beckinsale was included in the honor for portraying ... Read full article


Warner Archive: Ladies of the Night Gina Lollobrigida and

By KC on Mar 16, 2016 From Classic Movies

Go Naked in the World (1961) is a glossy, glamorous mass of big feelings. It's obsessed with horrible, naughty, glorious sex. The pre-code era is limping away though, so it's okay to talk about it, and even to indulge in eroticism, but somebody is going to pay. Gina Lollobrigida is high-priced pros... Read full article


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Ava Gardner Quotes:

Harry Street: Darling, there's a war going on there.
Cynthia Green: There's a war goung on here too right at this table! There's a dandy little war going on!


Lady Susan Ashlow: Any man that tells the world that his wife is incapable of having a lover deserves to suffer.


Eloise Y. 'Honey Bear' Kelly: Let me jump to my own conclusions.


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When shooting Earthquake (1974), she surprised director Mark Robson by insisting that she do her own stuntwork, which included dodging blocks of concrete and heavy steel pipes.

Suffered from a severe case of emphysema in later life and could not travel far without an oxygen tank.

Chosen by the American Film Institute as one of the greatest American female screen legends (Number 25).

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