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Ava Lavinia Gardner
December 24, 1922
|Died||January 25, 1990
|Cause of death||Pneumonia|
|Resting place||Sunset Memorial Park, Smithfield, North Carolina|
|Education||Rock Ridge High School|
|Alma mater||Atlantic Christian College|
|Spouse(s)||Mickey Rooney (1942–1943)
Artie Shaw (1945–1946)
Frank Sinatra (1951–1957)
Ava Lavinia Gardner (December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990) was an American actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for acting in Mogambo (1953). She was in several popular movies during the 1950s, and got BAFTA Award nominations for her performances in Bhowani Junction (1956), On the Beach (1959) and The Night of the Iguana (1964).
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