Ava Lavinia Gardner (December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990) was an American actress. She was signed to a contract by MGM Studios in 1941 and appeared mainly in small roles until she drew attention with her performance in The Killers (1946). She became one of Hollywood's leading actresses, considered one of the most beautiful women of her day. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress... more »
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''Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.''Ava Gardner (1922-1990), U.S. actor. Quoted in Roland Flamini, Ava, ch. 8 (1983).