Ava Gardner Biography (1922-1990)



Full name, Ava Lavinnia Gardner; born December 24, 1922, in Grabton (some sources say Smithfield), NC; died of respiratory problems and a stroke, January,1990, in London, England; buried in North Carolina; daughter of Jonas Bailey(a tobacco and cotton farmer) and Mary Elizabeth (a boarding house manager)Gardner; married Mickey Rooney (an actor), 1942 (divorced, 1943); married Artie Shaw (a musician and bandleader), 1945 (divorced, 1946); married Frank Sinatra (a singer and actor), 1951 (divorced, 1957).

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Birth Details
December 24, 1922
Grabton, North Carolina, United States

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